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JFS: The Supreme Court judgement

By Jessica Elgot, December 16, 2009
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The decision in full by the Supreme Court to rule against the admissions policy of JFS.

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Antisemitism at Palestinian carols

By Jonathan Sacerdoti, December 3, 2009
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On Tuesday night a group of Jews and Christians protested outside Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church at the PSC’s Carol Service, with Caryl Churchill, author of “Seven Jewish Children”.

Jonathan Sacerdoti confronts a man supporting the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign's Christmas Carol concert outside the church. The man, who gives his name as John Sullivan, described Jews as "parasites".

He said: "Everybody in Britain can see what a nasty unpleasant type of people the Jewish people are in England.

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Rabbi cleared of cocaine dealing

By Jonathan Kalmus, November 25, 2009
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Our Manchester correspondent Jonathan Kalmus reports from outside Manchester Crown Court after Rabbi Baruch Chalomish was cleared of cocaine dealing.

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Rabbi Baruch Chalomish drug trial

By Jonathan Kalmus, November 24, 2009
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Manchester correspondent Jonathan Kalmus reports from outside court during the trial of Rabbi Baruch Chalomish.

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Boris Johnson at the opening of Gerald Ronson's The Peak

By Jessica Elgot, November 18, 2009
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The Mayor of London gives a speech at the opening of Heron International's office and retail development in Victoria, The Peak, owned by Jewish businessman Gerald Ronson.

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Rabbi Sufrin receives his MBE from the Queen

By Jessica Elgot, November 12, 2009
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Rabbi Aryeh Sufrin received an MBE from the Queen for his work with Drugsline, at the Chabad in Ilford. Here, he is interviewed(in English) by Israel's Channel 2 about his honour, and his worry that the Queen might shake his hand.

An interview in English follows the Hebrew introduction

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Flashmob for World Jewish Relief

October 27, 2009
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A flashmob-style event drew World Jewish Relief supporters young and old to the 02 Centre in Finchley Road for a dance and promotional extravaganza.

They had responded to a viral marketing campaign urging them to turn up at the venue at a specified hour and to bring along good-as-new warm clothes or unopened toiletries.

Volunteers were treated to a wintry-themed performance by young local group Dancing With Louise to the appropriate strains of Ice Ice Baby and Cold As Ice.

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Col Richard Kemp's UN Goldstone testimony

By Jessica Elgot, October 19, 2009
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Colonel Richard Kemp is a former commander of the British forces in Afghanistan and an experienced military leader in Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Macedonia and the Gulf War.

Here he defends Israel at the UN Human Rights Council emergency session where the Goldstone Report into Operation Cast Lead was approved.

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Anne Frank: the only video footage

By Jessica Elgot, October 2, 2009
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July 22 1941. The girl next door is getting married. Anne Frank is leaning out of the window of her house in Amsterdam to get a good look at the bride and groom. It is the only time Anne Frank has ever been captured on film. At the time of her wedding, the bride lived on the second floor at Merwedeplein 39. The Frank family lived at number 37, also on the second floor.

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Rabbis arrested for New York protest

By Jessica Elgot, September 24, 2009
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More than 100 rabbis gathered in New York, to block the car of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who was enroute to give his speech at the UN.

Police arrested the protestors, who were given a ticket for disorderly conduct.

The rabbis, mainly from New York and New Jersey, once they were released from custody, then joined the Iranian protest outside the UN building against Mr Ahmadinejad's visit.

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