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Artist Hannah Frank dies aged 100

The celebrated Jewish artist's funeral took place on December 21 in Glasgow.

Anonymous

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Artist Hannah Frank dies aged 100
  • A Manchester man jailed for six years for involvement in a large-scale “advance fee” business fraud has been ordered to hand over £425,000.

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    Fraudsters ordered to hand over assets

    Lynda Roughley

    Tuesday, December 23, 2008

    Fraudsters ordered to hand over assets
  • The United Synagogue has for the first time sent a rabbinic representative to the liaison body set up to reduce tensions between the Orthodox and non-Orthodox.

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    US attends first liaison meeting

    Simon Rocker

    Tuesday, December 23, 2008

    US attends first liaison meeting
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    Police probe Facebook complaint

    Comments posted on the social networking website Facebook are to be investigated by police after a Jewish user claimed they were antisemitic and could incite racial hatred.

    Marcus Dysch

    Tuesday, December 23, 2008

    Police probe Facebook complaint
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    Payout pensioner dropped by hospital nurse

    A pensioner has received £180,000 in damages after hospital staff dropped him as he recovered from a hip replacement operation.

    Marcus Dysch

    Friday, December 19, 2008

    Payout pensioner dropped by hospital nurse
  • Bernie Madoff
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    Madoff scandal: charities lose $1bn

    The Bernard Madoff investment scandal is expected to cost the Jewish charity world well over a billion dollars.

    Daniella Peled And Anshel Pfeffer

    Thursday, December 18, 2008

    Madoff scandal: charities lose $1bn
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    Life lesson for ‘fit Jew’ students

    Oxford students will attend a cultural diversity course as punishment for their “bring a fit Jew” party.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, December 18, 2008

    Life lesson for ‘fit Jew’ students
  • The billboard in Edgware, which has provoked more than 150 complaints
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    The end of the road for posters like this

    Roadside billboards in the heart of a Jewish community are to be removed after objectors claimed they were too provocative.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, December 18, 2008

    The end of the road for posters like this
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    MPs ask Red Cross to help Shalit

    Red Cross officials have assured an all-party delegation of MPs that they are continuing to pressure armed factions in Gaza to allow them to visit captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, held captive for more than two years.

    Bernard Josephs

    Thursday, December 18, 2008

    MPs ask Red Cross to help Shalit
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    Brown criticises Israel’s Palestinian policy

    Prime Minister Gordon Brown criticised Israel’s policy on the territories at a London conference on investment in the Palestinian economy this week.

    Anshel Pfeffer

    Thursday, December 18, 2008

    Brown criticises Israel’s Palestinian policy
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    Olmert scorns idea of ‘economic peace’

    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert poured scorn on the concept of boosting the Palestinian economy as a way of achieving peace.

    Daniella Peled And Anshel Pfeffer

    Thursday, December 18, 2008

    Olmert scorns idea of ‘economic peace’
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    Anger over missionary leaflet drive

    Evangelical Christian missionaries have been targeting Manchester’s Jewish community with leaflets.

    Jonathan Kalmus

    Thursday, December 18, 2008

    Anger over missionary leaflet drive
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    Sex abuser is to be sentenced

    A 32-year-old man may face jail next week after admitting that he had encouraged underage girls to perform sex acts, and that he had made indecent images of a child.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, December 18, 2008

    Sex abuser is to be sentenced