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Netanyahu plays tribute to Yitzhak Shamir

By Jennifer Lipman, July 2, 2012

The Israeli Prime Minister mourns the death of Israel's second-longest serving leader


England football team meet Holocaust survivors

By Jessica Elgot, June 1, 2012

Holocaust survivors Zigi Shipper and Ben Helfgott spoke about their experiences to the England football team before the team head to play in Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine.

England captain Steven Gerrard said: "It was very moving and very inspirational for us.


Vidal Sassoon caught on film

By Jennifer Lipman, May 11, 2012

The legendary hairdresser, who died this week at the age of 84, was the subject of a 2011 documentary about his life and work. Watch the trailer and remember a man who made a difference.


Israeli rower sang her own national anthem

By Jessica Elgot, May 4, 2012

After Israeli Paralympics hopeful, rower Moran Samuel, won a race in Italy for disabled rowers, organisers told her that they were unable to play the Israeli national anthem "Hatikvah", because the disc was unavailable. So a resourceful Ms Samuel, requesting the microphone from the master of ceremonies, proceeded to sing "Hatikvah" herself.


Our Brothers, Our Home

By Jennifer Lipman, April 25, 2012

To mark Yom Hazikaron and Israel's 64th birthday, Israeli filmmaker Aviv Vana created a tribute to the young soldiers who defend the Jewish state.


Boris Johnson: Ken voters need their heads examined

By Jennifer Lipman, April 17, 2012

Boris Johnson on his opposition at a London Jewish Forum breakfast event


Life under fire in Israel

March 14, 2012

According to user Aaron Maccabee, the footage shows what happened at a football game on Saturday in Be'er Sheva when a rocket was sent from across the Gaza border into the area.


On your bikes! Big Green Jewish Campaign

By Jessica Elgot, March 14, 2012

Campaigners including Mock the Week's Dan Patterson, and UJIA's chief executive Doug Krikler joined the Big Jewish Campaign's video to promote cycling to the community.


Benjamin Cohen on being gay and Jewish

By Jessica Elgot, February 8, 2012
Channel 4 presenter and ex JFS pupil Benjamin Cohen has released a video, promoted by the broadcaster, where he describes his experience coming out as gay as a Jewish teenager.

The video has been tweeted and backed by celebrities and journalists including Jon Snow, Stephen Fry, Sarah Brown and Krishnan Guru Murthy.

Keshet UK, the Jewish lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender forum, h


The Chief Rabbi's Holocaust Memorial Day message

By Jennifer Lipman, January 25, 2012

Lord Sacks marks the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Memorial Day.