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Boy with prosthetic leg wins award for courage

A Bushey seven-year-old who lost a leg through meningitis at just 18 months old has been honoured as a child of courage in a local hero awards ceremony for Hertfordshire and Middlesex.

Daniel Sugarman

Friday, December 16, 2016

Boy with prosthetic leg wins award for courage
  • Jayne Fisher (seated left), with Martin McGuinness, Jeremy Corbyn, Gerry Adams and colleagues in Westminster (Photo: Gerry Adams/Twitter)
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    Corbyn hires ex-Sinn Fein aide

    Jayne Fisher is expected to join Mr Corbyn’s team as a “stakeholder engagement manager,” despite unease among the party’s backbench MPs

    Rosa Doherty

    Thursday, December 15, 2016

    Corbyn hires ex-Sinn Fein aide
  • Year 6 children from North Cheshire Jewish Primary School taking part in the Barclays Tech Awareness Robotics Challenge at the Barclays Technology Centre
    Education news

    Jewish primaries score highly

    Sixty-eight per cent of children in the 30 state-aided Jewish primaries reached the expected standards in reading, writing, grammar and maths

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, December 15, 2016

    Jewish primaries score highly
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    Mirvis reveals details of synagogue walkout

    The role of women in Orthodox synagogues has become increasingly sensitive for the United Synagogue, with renewed controversy last month over partnership minyanim

    Simon Rocker

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    Mirvis reveals details of synagogue walkout
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    Manchester passes BDS motion

    One former JSoc president described the vote as "one of the greatest injustices I have ever witnessed"

    Daniel Sugarman

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    Manchester passes BDS motion
  • Robert Peston speaks at the Board of Deputies reception, alongside (L to R) Emily Thornberry, Amber Rudd, Board chief executive Gillian Merron and Board president Jonathan Arkush (Photo: John Rifkin)
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    Home Sec pledges government's support to Jews

    Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis stole the show by urging communities to harness the spirit of Chanucah and Christmas throughout the year

    Marcus Dysch

    Tuesday, December 13, 2016

    Home Sec pledges government's support to Jews
  • Prime Minister Theresa May speaking at the CFI lunch (Photo: John Rifkin)
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    May praises Israel-UK economic ties

    In her first speech to Conservative Friends of Israel as Prime Minister, Mrs May says the Balfour declaration had been "one of the most important letters in history" and pledges the government would celebrate next year's centenary anniversary "with pride".

    Marcus Dysch

    Monday, December 12, 2016

    May praises Israel-UK economic ties
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    Students set for NUS split vote

    Delegates at Sundays Union of Jewish Students conference will debate whether to suspend the organisations relationship with the National Union of Students.

    Daniel Sugarman

    Friday, December 9, 2016

    Students set for NUS split vote
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: International Development Secretary Priti Patel leaves number 10, Downing Street, following a Cabinet meeting on November 15, 2016 in London, England. The government insisted that it does not recognise a leaked memo which suggests it has no overall plan for Brexit. (Photo by Tory Ho/Getty Images)
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    Priti Patel urged to back Middle East peace fund

    Efforts to secure British government funding for joint Israeli-Palestinian coexistence projects were stepped up this week by Labour Friends of Israel and its supporters.

    By Marcus Dysch Political Editor

    Friday, December 9, 2016

    Priti Patel urged to back Middle East peace fund