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WATCH: Rabbi raps sermon at boy's Barmitzvah

July 7, 2015

Do you remember the speech your rabbi gave at your Barmitzvah? Gabe Knopf will after his rabbi, Rabbi Danny Bergson, of Pinner shul, rapped his sermon in celebration of the boy's Barmitzvah.


WATCH: 'Why we're supporting Golders Green Together'

July 3, 2015

We talk to Labour Mayoral candidate Tessa Jowell, representatives from Hope not Hate and volunteers at the Golders Green Together event to decorate Golders Green. Hear what they had to say.


WATCH: Hitler reacts to news of the Golders Green rally being moved

July 2, 2015

Following the news this week that the neo-Nazi rally planned for Saturday in Golders Green has been moved, Matt Keston, who until recently worked for UJS, looking after all educational trips to Israel for the 18-30 age group, made this humorous video with a serious message, and posted it on Facebook


A family tribute to Rosie Choueka

June 19, 2015

The family of a mother of two young children who chronicled her fight against breast cancer in a heart-breaking blog have paid tribute to her.

Thousands followed lawyer Rosie Choueka, 38, as she wrote candidly of her hopes and fears and, finally, her despair as the disease took hold. She described her love for her children Natalie and Joseph and her wish not to leave them.


Mayor Bill de Blasio Dances At Celebrate Israel Parade

June 3, 2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got into a Zionistic mood this weekend, dancing with some Chasidic parade-goers at the Celebrate Israel parade.

Over 30,000 people attended the parade on Sunday which was part of a festival celebrating Israeli culture and food, hosted by the Israeli-American Council.


Boris Johnson and Ambassador Taub's handshake mix-up

By Josh Jackman, May 14, 2015

It's happened to all of us. Watch as Mayor of London and newly elected MP Boris Johnson goes for a handshake with Israeli ambassador Daniel Taub - and has to take evasive action in the hope of avoiding embarrassment.


JC/Board of Deputies hustings - live stream

May 11, 2015

Watch the live stream of the JC/Board of Deputies hustings here.

Stephen Pollard chairs hustings with the three presidential candidates for the Board of Deputies, Laura Marks, Alex Brummer and Jonathan Arkush. Also follow and contribute on Twitter using the hashtag #BODHustings.


Anti-police riots erupt in Tel Aviv

By JCReporter, May 5, 2015

A mob overturns a car in Tel Aviv after protests by Israelis of Ethiopian descent turned violent on Sunday night. The protests broke out when a video of an Ethiopian IDF soldier being beaten by police in Holon went viral.


Nick Clegg on the Board of Deputies' Jewish Manifesto

By Rosa Doherty, April 30, 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg have responded to the Board of Deputies’ Jewish Manifesto. See Nick Clegg’s video response here.