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Ben Weich

Ben Weich is a reporter for the JC.

The title of Duke of Sussex carries a significant link to the history of British Jewry (Photo: PA Images)
UK News

Meet the original Duke of Sussex – friend of British Jews

As Prince Harry becomes the second Duke of Sussex, the JC reveals the history of the title

Yesterday, 14:59
Meet the original Duke of Sussex – friend of British Jews
Rabbi Warren Elf at the memorial event
Community News

Rabbi takes part in 'emotional' memorial to Manchester Arena victims

Interfaith worker features in anniversary ceremony

Yesterday, 14:33
Rabbi takes part in 'emotional' memorial to Manchester Arena victims
There are more Jewish connections to the royal wedding than you might think (Photo: Getty Images)
UK News

Royal wedding has Jewish flavour

Everything you need to know about the Jewish connections to the modern-day fairy tale

Friday, May 18, 2018
Royal wedding has Jewish flavour
The group gathered in Parliament Square on Wednesday (Photo: Israel Advocacy Movement)
UK News

Jewish group ‘says kaddish’ for Palestinians killed in Gaza

The gathering was advertised on the Facebook page of Meretz UK, the British branch of the left-wing Israeli political party

Friday, May 18, 2018
Jewish group ‘says kaddish’ for Palestinians killed in Gaza
Dan Wolman's An Israeli Love Story will now be shown in Brighton (Photo: Seret International Film Festival)
UK News

Cinema firm in u-turn after cancelling Israeli films

Picturehouse Cinemas had announced the cancellation of four screenings of movies in the Seret International Film Festival

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Cinema firm in u-turn after cancelling Israeli films
Pro-Palestinian protesters picketed the Duke's at Komedia cinema on Sunday (Photo: Google)
UK News

Cinema chain pulls out of Israeli film festival after protest

A screening of An Israeli Love Story in Brighton was picketed by pro-Palestinian activists on Sunday evening

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Cinema chain pulls out of Israeli film festival after protest
University College, where the research in being undertaken (Photo: Getty)
Special Reports

Parkinson’s disease: why Jews are more at risk and research towards a cure

Ashkenazim are ten times more likely to have the LRRK2 gene mutation which can result in Parkinson’s. A London-based study is increasing knowledge

Friday, May 11, 2018
Parkinson’s disease: why Jews are more at risk and research towards a cure
UK News

Yiddish leaflets lead Labour to Hackney ward victory

Leaflets in Yiddish distributed in Cazenove, where Labour took all the Liberal Democrat seats

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Yiddish leaflets lead Labour to Hackney ward victory
Rabbi Aaron Panken died aged 53 (Photo: Facebook)
US News

Leading US Reform rabbi dies in plane crash

Rabbi Panken served as the president of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, a four-campus seminary for Reform Judaism

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Leading US Reform rabbi dies in plane crash
Philip Saunders headbutted Mohammad Reza Ghadami at the Royal Courts of Justice two years ago (Photo: Getty Images)
UK News

Solicitor struck off for headbutting EastEnders star’s dad

Philip Saunders was caught on CCTV attacking property developer Mohammad Reza Ghadami at the Royal Courts of Justice

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Solicitor struck off for headbutting EastEnders star’s dad