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It’s showtime for Sonny, 95

Yesterday, 11:43
It’s showtime for Sonny, 95
City is part of the University of London
UK News

Jewish student says she does not feel safe at university

Jewish students jeered and photographed as central London university body votes to back boycott movement

Friday, February 16, 2018
Jewish student says she does not feel safe at university
Graffiti on the Berlin Wall
UK News

Campaign to fix Berlin Wall graffiti

Paint over Prejudice, an initiative organised by the FZY, hopes to restore a vandalised Jewish memorial

Friday, February 16, 2018
Campaign to fix Berlin Wall graffiti
Rabbi Avi Feldman and his wife Mushky visiting Reykjavik (Photo: Chabad.org)
World

Chabad’s gone to Iceland

Reykjavik, the last European capital city without a synagogue, is to gain its first rabbi.

Friday, February 16, 2018
Chabad’s gone to Iceland
Ernest Hecht receives his OBE from the Prince of Wales in 2015
UK News

Publisher Ernest Hecht dies, aged 88

He came to England in 1939 on the Kindertransport and established Souvenir Press in 1951 in his parents’ flat

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Publisher Ernest Hecht dies, aged 88
UK News

Yavneh College student Mia Rozelaar releases single

“Amy Winehouse really inspires me. I think her music and her lyrics are everything I aspire to be like.”

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Yavneh College student Mia Rozelaar releases single
UK News

MPs learn about contemporary antisemitism

The rise of antisemitism in Britain was branded "alarming" MPs after a visit to Jewish community groups in London

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
MPs learn about contemporary antisemitism
Israel'sseven-person Israeli skating team at the Pyongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games (Photo: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
Israel

Israel boasts largest ever Winter Olympics team

With ten athletes competing in Pyongchang, Israel's team has doubled in size since 2014

Friday, February 9, 2018
Israel boasts largest ever Winter Olympics team
Music

The metalheads working to make peace

Kobi Farhi, the front man of the Israeli heavy metal band Orphaned Land, is as much an activist as he is a musician

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The metalheads working to make peace
Rabbis Tony Bayfield and Kath Vardi
Community News

Shul founded by phone book has rung the changes

North West Surrey Reform looks back on 50th anniversary

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Shul founded by phone book has rung the changes