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'No Jewish influence on BBC appeal decision'

Accusations that Israel had influenced the BBC’s decision not to broadcast an appeal for aid to Gaza were strongly denied this week.

Leon Symons

Thursday, January 29, 2009

'No Jewish influence on BBC appeal decision'
  • Holocaust images displayed in a viral email alongside pictures taken during Israel’s military operation in Gaza have been condemned as grossly offensive.

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    Horror email links IDF to Warsaw Nazis

    Leon Symons

    Thursday, January 29, 2009

    Horror email links IDF to Warsaw Nazis
  • One of the country’s oldest Jewish youth clubs is set to close next month, leaving community groups and a Masorti synagogue temporarily homeless.

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    Brady Maccabi club closure hits Masorti shul

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, January 29, 2009

    Brady Maccabi club closure hits Masorti shul
  • Full body scan: preferable under halachah
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    Coroners Bill favours scan over the knife

    A dramatic fall in the number of invasive post-mortems carried out on Jewish people against their families’ wishes could be on the horizon, according to new legislation proposed in parliament this week.

    Jonathan Kalmus

    Thursday, January 29, 2009

    Coroners Bill favours scan over the knife
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    Sounds of survivors go online

    The British Library has put its complete collection of oral testimonies of Shoah survivors online.

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, January 29, 2009

    Sounds of survivors go online
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    Aid minister reveals UK’s Gaza aid package

    Britain has given the first tranche of around £27 million in humanitarian aid to United Nations agencies working to bring relief to the inhabitants of Gaza.

    Leon Symons

    Friday, January 23, 2009

    Aid minister reveals UK’s Gaza aid package
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    MPs urge hate-attack clampdown

    A parliamentary motion condemning attacks on the Jewish community as a result of the war in Gaza has been signed by more than 40 MPs.

    Bernard Josephs

    Thursday, January 22, 2009

    MPs urge hate-attack clampdown
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    Tony Benn: 'Expel the Israel envoy'

    Former Labour MP Tony Benn used a demonstration in Trafalgar Square to call for Israel’s ambassador to Britain to be expelled from the country.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, January 22, 2009

    Tony Benn: 'Expel the Israel envoy'
  • A Starbucks store after its windows were smashed by protestors
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    Masked thugs stamp on man in 'revenge'

    Two masked thugs beat up a Jewish man in north-west London on Saturday night in what they said was revenge for Israel’s actions in Gaza.

    Leon Symons

    Thursday, January 22, 2009

    Masked thugs stamp on man in 'revenge'
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    Jewdas sorry over hoax email

    The maverick group Jewdas has apologised to the Board of Deputies for trying to wreck last week’s pro-Israel Trafalgar Square rally.

    Leon Symons

    Thursday, January 22, 2009

    Jewdas sorry over hoax email
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    Public does not blame Israel for war, says survey

    A majority of the British public does not single out Israel as the side responsible for the conflict in Gaza, according to a survey published this week.

    Rachel Silver

    Thursday, January 22, 2009

    Public does not blame Israel for war, says survey
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    MP bids to change royal marriage law

    A Jewish MP is at the forefront of attempts to overturn a 308-year-old law banning British monarchs from marrying Catholics.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, January 22, 2009

    MP bids to change royal marriage law