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Levine gets key role on new universities watchdog

DLA Piper executive says the new body will ensure that the interests of students would be “at the heart” of the higher education system.

JC Reporter

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Levine gets key role on new universities watchdog
  • Sir Ringo Starr Credit: PA Images
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    Sir Ringo Starr to play Israel

    Former Beatles drummer to play Tel Aviv - 52 years after the Fab Four were forced to cancel their planned Israeli gig

    Lee Harpin

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018

    Sir Ringo Starr to play Israel
  • Freda Wineman, Harry Bibring, Lt Col Mordaunt Cohen (Pictures: Getty, PA, gov.co.uk)
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    Shoah survivors recognised in New Year Honours

    The impresario known as the grande dame of Anglo-Jewish art, a noted advocate for women in business and a dozen Shoah survivors are among those recognised in the New Year honours

    Ben Weich

    Gloria Tessler

    Friday, December 29, 2017

    Shoah survivors recognised in New Year Honours
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    Deaths in 2017

    2017 was a year in which we lost so many influential people; including some of the last survivors of the Holocaust. Here are just some of the many whom we mourned

    Friday, December 29, 2017
    Deaths in 2017
  • Conservative politician William Waldegrave in London, 20th July 1994. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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    Israel speech sparked PM’s fury

    Baroness Thatcher warned William Waldegrave that his speech on Israel would 'end his career'

    Tommy Norton

    Friday, December 29, 2017

    Israel speech sparked PM’s fury
  • UK News

    Coroner: No Jewish burial priority

    Senior official says 'no death will be prioritised in any way', also blocks the religious guarding of Jewish bodies

    Daniel Sugarman

    Thursday, December 28, 2017

    Coroner: No Jewish burial priority
  • Denise Phillips dips into the possibilities offered by hummus
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    A taste for something different

    A hummus-making class and a discussion on tattoos were just two of Limmud's more esoteric sessions

    Ben Weich

    Thursday, December 28, 2017

    A taste for something different
  • The City of London Police and the Financial Conduct Authority launched an investigation into a wealth management company (GETTY)
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    Rabbi arrested in fraud case

    City of London Police arrested Freddy David, the managing director of HBFS Wealth Management earlier last month

    Lee Harpin

    Thursday, December 28, 2017

    Rabbi arrested in fraud case
  • Corbyn kept silent again and again
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    2017: Chaos and confusion

    We look back at the big political stories of 2017 in our end-of-year round-up

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, December 28, 2017

    2017: Chaos and confusion
  • Merthyr synagogue (Wikimedia Commons)
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    'Mark our heritage in Wales'

    Dr Cai Parry-Jones, author of a book on Wales’s Jewish communities has suggested that an unused synagogue could be used as a museum or heritage centre

    Rosa Doherty

    Thursday, December 28, 2017

    'Mark our heritage in Wales'
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    Dweck accuser attacks Chief Rabbi

    Rabbi Aharon Bassous promises protests against next month's lectures series by Rabbi Joseph Dweck

    Simon Rocker

    Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    Dweck accuser attacks Chief Rabbi
  • Jo Johnson speaking at Limmud
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    Johnson's concern over rise in campus antisemitism

    More than £4 million provided for projects combating hate - every student has right to study without fear of intimidation, says universities minister

    Daniel Sugarman

    Tuesday, December 26, 2017

    Johnson's concern over rise in campus antisemitism
  • Jon Lansman
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    Lansman: Tories as antisemitic as Labour

    Momentum founder tells Limmud audience there is no simple solution to eradicating Jew-hatred from Labour, and reveals he never thought Jeremy Corbyn would be party leader

    Marcus Dysch

    Tuesday, December 26, 2017

    Lansman: Tories as antisemitic as Labour