England

Four people, including child, injured in London shooting

Shots were fired in Energen Close, Harlesden, Brent, at 2145 local time.

By REUTERS
04/06/2020
London city worker secures Jewish funeral for 95-year-old who died alone

The rabbi who officiated at the funeral, which was paid for by the local Jewish community, conducted it alone according to social distancing protocol.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
09/05/2020
UK shadows Italy as worst hit in Europe: virus death toll passes 28,000

The United Kingdom is just short of surpassing Italy as the worst hit European country with coronavirus.

By REUTERS
02/05/2020
Boris Johnson names his newborn after doctors who saved his life

Nicholas was a nod to Nick Price and Nick Hart - two doctors who the couple have praised for saving Johnson's life at St Thomas' hospital last month.

By REUTERS
02/05/2020
Pittsburgh
London’s Jewish Chronicle saved from extinction

A consortium from the Jewish community and beyond has reached an agreement with the paper’s former owners, the Kessler Foundation, to take over The Chronicle.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/04/2020
TMI: Too much information can be a bad thing

It told of a priest, 700 years ago making his way to a distant and lonely parish in England. After a few pages, he arrived at his destination, packed his pipe with tobacco and lit it.

Philip Carmel, seen outside a Jewish cemetery in Russia during a work trip in 2018
Jews in the UK prepare for distancing as Britain adapts to coronavirus

This week, the British government finally introduced some drastic measures in managing the coronavirus crisis.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/03/2020
Missing British woman found at retreat in Fiji after photos surface online

It was found that O'Sullivan, who has been traveling abroad for the past two years, was attending the Namosi Eco Retreat, taking place in the Fijian mountain range with limited internet access.

C.B. DAVIES with friends from the Shed
Satellite shed - dramatically impacting young lives

“This program is meaningful because it enables youths to develop their own creative voices and enhance skills such as: communication, active listening, teamwork, acceptance and open-mindedness."

By YAKIR FELDMAN
05/03/2020
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