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Chief Rabbi of South Africa's opening prayer at the Mandela memorial

By Rosa Doherty, December 11, 2013
World leaders joined tens of thousands of people at the FNB Stadium to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela. The Chief Rabbi of South Africa opened the prayer service.

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Benjamin Netanyahu pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

By Daniel Easterman, December 6, 2013

Prime Minister Netanyahu said that Mr Mandela "was one of the outstanding figures of our time. He was the father of his nation, a man of vision, a fighter for freedom who avoided violence".

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Watch: Balfour 1925 pre-state Israel visit

November 8, 2013
Rare footage of Lord Balfour’s 1925 visit to pre-state Israel released in several parts on YouTube for the first time.

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Watch: sisterhood flash mob takes Tel Aviv

By Charlotte Oliver, October 23, 2013

Women ran for leadership positions in 40 municipalities in Israel this week - more than double the numbers of previous years.

To spread the message, WePower - a feminist NGO in Israel - organized a flash mob in central Tel Aviv to the rousing sounds of "Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves".

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WATCH: Bride's wedding video

By Rosa Doherty, October 10, 2013

WARNING: This video contains language some may find offensive

Watch here the unexpurgated highlights of the footage Anthony Aurelius recorded on Claudia and Stan's big day.

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Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the Holocaust Educational Trust dinner

September 30, 2013

David Cameron believes Britain “had to take a stand” following the chemical weapon attacks in Syria and thinks that the Holocaust provides a chilling lesson of what can happen when outrages are not tackled.

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David Cameron's Rosh Hashanah message

September 4, 2013

Prime Minister David Cameron's Rosh Hashana message.

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The installation of the new chief rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

September 2, 2013

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was installed as the new Chief Rabbi on Sunday September 1, 2013. Here are the highlights.

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The Book Thief

By Zoe Winograd, August 23, 2013
An early peak at the film adaptation of Markus Zusak's best selling novel, The Book Thief. In the film, Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson play the central characters who hide a Jewish man from the Nazis during the Second World War. Published in 2006, The Book Thief was listed on the The New York Times best seller list for over 230 weeks.

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Tisha B'Av: And you should tell it to your children

By Zoe Winograd, July 16, 2013
'And you should tell it to your children' is the first installment of a three part series made by Aish UK and Jroots. The short film explores the festival Tisha B'Av through the themes of belief and the Holocaust, featuring an interview with Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. To see the full film click here http://vimeo.com/27337903

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