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Ivanka Trump gets into the spirit of Purim

The daughter of US President Donald Trump marked the Jewish holiday with some home baking

Rosa Doherty

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Ivanka Trump gets into the spirit of Purim
  • Joshua revisiting his old primary school
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    Refugees helped by Facebook ‘robot’

    Finchley Synagogue member who is now studying computer science at Stanford creates system to automate asylum applications

    Michael Moran

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017

    Refugees helped by Facebook ‘robot’
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    TV star's Oscars tweet sparks abuse

    The star of Scandal and the West Wing swore at Mel Gibson on social media. In response someone told him "we'll leave the oven on for you".

    Daniel Sugarman

    Friday, March 3, 2017

    TV star's Oscars tweet sparks abuse
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    Richard Gere’s new Jewish role

    The actor plays Norman, a Jewish New York wheeler-dealer who finds himself with a suddenly powerful friend.

    Daniel Sugarman

    Thursday, March 2, 2017

    Richard Gere’s new Jewish role
  • Patrick Stewart believed he had been circumcised
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    Patrick Stewart's circumcision surprise

    Star Trek star reveals embarrassing moment he discovered he hadn't been circumcised - and heard the news from a Jewish doctor

    Marcus Dysch

    Friday, February 24, 2017

    Patrick Stewart's circumcision surprise
  • Drake picks up his Brit Award (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Brits for Drake and Ben Winston

    Hollywood mover and shaker Ben Winston received a special mention for his work on One Direction’s video for their song History

    Rosa Doherty

    Thursday, February 23, 2017

    Brits for Drake and Ben Winston
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    Former JFS boy backs top names in fashion

    Investor Peter Dubens has emerged as the financier behind Alexa Chung and Bella Freud's new collections, as seen at London Fashion Week.

    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    Former JFS boy backs top names in fashion
  • File photo of an Amy Winehouse mural in Camden, London
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    Amy to be celebrated in new exhibition

    Late singer's life and career will be marked by street-art trail around where she lived in Camden, north London

    Isabel de Bertodano

    Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Amy to be celebrated in new exhibition
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    Baddiel on his dad's dementia

    Colin Baddiel, 82, has Pick’s Disease, a form of dementia which has affected his personality and behaviour

    Daniel Sugarman

    Friday, February 17, 2017

    Baddiel on his dad's dementia