london jewish community

An ambulance waits outside the emergency department in London, Britain
Woman chasing after Jewish kids with knife arrested in London

The woman, 47, was arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offense and sent for a mental health evaluation.

By JTA
19/06/2018
Hezbollah flags fly once again at London’s Quds Day march

Quds Day was initiated by the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979 to oppose Zionism and the existence of Israel.

10/06/2018
An ambulance waits outside the emergency department in London, Britain
At least 30 injured in Lag Ba'omer bonfire explosion in London

People at the bonfire “shrieked and panicked,” and others “trampled on one another.”

By JTA
03/05/2018
The Tower of London and its Jewish history

Site acted as both haven and prison for medieval community members.

 Britain's opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn
UK Jewish leaders: Corbyn meeting was ‘missed opportunity’

“We welcome the fact that Mr. Corbyn’s words have changed, but it is action by which the Jewish community will judge him and the Labour Party."

24/04/2018
Corbyn issues strongest apology yet ahead of meeting with Jewish leaders

"We have not done enough to get to grips with the problem, and the Jewish community and our Jewish members deserve an apology," said the Labour leader.

24/04/2018
Bagel and "cream cheese and lox."
Beloved London bagel shop to be converted to anti-obesity clinic

Shalom Bagels has been a London hallmark for over 30 years.

By JTA
24/03/2018
A Jewish cemetery (illustrative)
UK Chief Rabbi steps in on London religious burials dispute

"No death will be prioritized in any way over any other because of the religion of the deceased or family.”

25/01/2018
British Parliament to debate full ban of Hezbollah as terrorist entity

Currently, the UK only proscribes Hezbollah’s ‘military wing,’ but not its ‘political wing.’

London coroner under fire for delaying Jewish burials

According to both Jewish and Islamic law, bodies of the deceased must be buried as soon as possible after death.

By JTA
29/12/2017
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