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Ben Weich

Ben Weich is a reporter for the JC.

Four Jewish men and one woman appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court today
UK News

Five set for trial after denying money laundering

Edward and David Cohen, aged 65 and 37, also pleaded not guilty to charges of providing false information to obtain benefits, and misleading the Charity Commission

Wed, 15:10
Five set for trial after denying money laundering
Throop Cemetery
Community News

Seaside shul funds burial of man who died penniless

Bournemouth congregation intervenes after body lay in mortuary for four months

Mon, 17:00
Seaside shul funds burial of man who died penniless
Miriam Margolyes (Photo: PA Images)
The Diary

Ofcom investigate after Margolyes swears on TV

The actor, best known for her role in the Harry Potter series, said "f*ck" while telling a story about Warren Beatty

Mon, 14:45
Ofcom investigate after Margolyes swears on TV
A brit milah in Germany, where circumcision has also been a subject for public debate
World

Iceland circumcision ban proposal attacked

Children's rights supersede 'the right to believe', proposing MP says

Mon, 10:22
Iceland circumcision ban proposal attacked
UK News

Austrian Shoah project builds bridges in UK

Since 1992 the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service (AHMS) has sent hundreds of young people to work in Jewish institutions around the world

Sunday, February 18, 2018
Austrian Shoah project builds bridges in UK
Special Reports

Spotlight on Edgware

With many young families settling in Borehamwood and Elstree, a few miles away, Edgware does not have the pulling power of former days

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Spotlight on Edgware
UK News

Row after Israeli hummus pulled from university

The University of Manchester has denied claims by BDS activists that their campaign was responsible for the change

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Row after Israeli hummus pulled from university
Lawrence S Bacow speaks as he is introduced as Harvard University's 29th president on February 11 (Photo: Getty Images)
US News

Lawrence Bacow appointed new Harvard president

The academic is the son of a Holocaust survivor mother and a father who fled the pogroms of eastern Europe

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Lawrence Bacow appointed new Harvard president
Students demonstrated outside of Dan Meridor's talk (Photo: Pinsker Centre, YouTube)
UK News

Protesters gather at former Israeli Deputy PM speech

Dan Meridor, who served in Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet from 2009 until 2013, spoke at King’s College in central London last night

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Protesters gather at former Israeli Deputy PM speech
News Features

Heritage scheme to save shuls

Historian Simon Schama and broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky addressed  the formal launch of the Historic Synagogues of Europe project in the Speaker’s Rooms in Parliament

Friday, February 9, 2018
Heritage scheme to save shuls