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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.


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.