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Boris Johnson hosts Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 at City Hall

By Jennifer Lipman, January 25, 2012

Abraham Jacobs-Wllfisch, grandson of survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, performs a cello suite at London Mayor Boris Johnson's annual commemoration.


Weizmann scientists research the global carbon cycle.

By Jennifer Lipman, January 16, 2012

Weizmann UK friends Cathy Wills and Robert Lewis are helping to fund Professor Dan Yakir and his team at the Weizmann Institute of Science in research to understand the global carbon cycle.


Shimon Peres quizzed on Iran, the Arab Spring and religion

By Jennifer Lipman, December 28, 2011

Israel's president discusses the impact of the Arab Spring and the prospect for reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah


Lewisham Council Tribute to Rev Ze'ev Amit

By Jennifer Lipman, November 28, 2011

Dr Ze'ev Amit, the retiring minister of Catford and Bromley Synagogue, was honoured with a civic reception at Lewisham Town Hall in recognition of his work for Holocaust Memorial Day.


The Big Tent for Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, November 23, 2011

Rabbi Jonathan Guttentag discusses the Big Tent for Israel event in Manchester, to be held on November 27. Find out more about the event here.


Boris Johnson's Mitzvah Day message

November 21, 2011

Mayor of London Boris Johnson praised the efforts of Mitzvah Day 2011 volunteers.


Strictly's Alesha Dixon at Norwood dinner

November 16, 2011

Stars of Strictly Come Dancing, The Apprentice and Dragons Den helped more than 1,200 Norwood supporters raise £2.8m for the its work with vulnerable children and adults.

Celebrities giving their support included Strictly judge Alesha Dixon, Dragon Theo Paphitis, Apprentice judge Karren Brady.


Libyan Jew David Gerbi on his return to Tripoli

By Jennifer Lipman, October 28, 2011

David Gerbi, who went into exile in Italy after the arrival of the Gadaffi regime in his birthplace, speaks about his experiences returning. Mr Gerbi was the target of anti-Israel protesters when he attempted to restore Tripoli's synagogue.


Gilad Shalit's homecoming

By Jennifer Lipman, October 19, 2011

The captured solider returns to Israel and his family.


Gilad Shalit sees his father for the first time in five years

By Jennifer Lipman, October 18, 2011

The moment when Gilad Shalit was reunited with his father Noam.