The high holidays are approaching, but some Jewish families will not get to usher in the new year enjoying honey cake with their loved ones Lorraine will not spend the holidays with her only grandchildren due to a family rift that began 18 years ago. “Every Jewish holiday is...
A man in West Sussex was shocked to discover antisemitic graffiti daubed on a bus shelter last week, according to local media reports. Resident Jonathan Swain discovered the words “F*ck Jews scrawled on a bus shelter in Handcross on Friday morning. Swain...
 What with Brexit and  Boris, Brussels and bluster, British Jews may not have noticed Israelis are about to vote in a general election for the second time in five months. If that’s you, here is a quick Jewish News guide to next week’s ballot… Q: Another election? Didn’t they just vote,...
A messianic ‘rabbi’ from Stanmore, whose unconventional lifestyle featuring seven ‘wives’ and at least 19 children made national news has died at the age of 60. Philip Sharp will be laid to rest at Bushey Old Cemetery on Wednesday, in accordance with his wish to be laid to rest near his...
Yavneh College has been ranked the second best performing comprehensive school in the country in the Sunday Times‘ Parent Power guide. The annual ranking of the country’s top 2,000 primary and secondary state and independent schools according to recent exam results, released online, was unveiled in print at the weekend. Executive headteacher Spencer Lewis...
(JTA) – A statue of the Yiddish author known as Sholem Aleichem was vandalized in Ukraine by unknown perpetrators who drew swastikas on it. The incident happened Sunday night in Kyiv, according to Rabbi Mosh Azman, a well-known community leader based in the Ukrainian capital. He reported the incident to...
A forensic psychologist trained to deal with extremist offenders revealed that she picked up the subtle art of conversation she needed for her career while a student at Hasmonean Girls School. She was among six guest speakers who do not tend to claim a place on the podium but...
MIAMI (AP) - Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm | כ"ח אב תשע"טFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks about Tropical Storm Dorian outside of the the National Hurricane Center, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)Florida residents picked the shelves clean of bottled water and lined up...
YERUSHALAYIM - Monday, November 25, 2019 at 4:35 am | כ"ז חשון תש"פPresident Reuven Rivlin (center) meets with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (left) and Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz, at the President’s Residence in Yerushalayim in September. (Haim Zach/GPO)With third elections almost a certainty – and polls indicating...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Monday, November 25, 2019 at 4:38 am | כ"ז חשון תש"פMilitary vehicles and equipment, parts of the S-400 air-defense systems, are unloaded from a Russian transport aircraft, at Murted military airport in Ankara, Turkey, July 12. (Turkish Defence Ministry via AP, Pool)Turkish F-16 warplanes will fly...