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London's Jews split into East and West - now they've reconciled

The historic Bevis Marks Synagogue and the story of the Jewish immigrants to London. "Life was a constant struggle, but it had its warmth."

Ishay Ribo to perform at London's O2 Arena on December 5

Ribo lyrically draws inspiration from the commentary of Rashi, the teachings of rabbis such as Rabbi Shlomo Wolbe, and other religious themes.

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IDF veteran to make satirical short film on military, British Jewry

As of Tuesday morning, a little over £1,600 has been crowdfunded out of £10,000 needed to finance the film's production on Indiegogo, which will go toward a cast, film crew, equipment, etc.

25/08/2021

London teenager charged for antisemitic incident in train station

The teenager was charged on July 23 and was released on conditional police bail to appear in court on August 2, according to British Transport Police.

British Jew victim of two antisemitic incidents in same evening

Both incidents took place on public transportation, the first on the London Underground and the second on the bus.

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Red crosses painted on Jewish homes in London

Shomrim, a Jewish security group, called the incidents an antisemitic “hate crime,” adding on Twitter that the perpetrator “appears to have used blood.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
14/01/2021

Former synagogue east of London bought to become cultural space

The local Jewish community has all but disappeared in recent years in the Cliftonville area as part of a demographic reconsolidation of Jewish life in the United Kingdom.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
13/01/2021

The controversial Tzipi Hotovely – Israel’s new voice in Britain

The announcement of Hotovely’s forthcoming appointment was the signal for immediate objections from left-wing Jewish opinion in Britain.

The Houses of Parliament can be seen during sunrise on the day of the Summer Solstice, seen from ato

London’s oldest man celebrates 108th birthday at Jewish home

Ben Raymond moved into the Jewish care home where now lives in 2012, with his late wife. Both were over 100.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
30/07/2019
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Senior London rabbi removed from position after having affair

The rabbi was faced with harsh criticism, many of which claimed that in his rank and position, he is held to a higher moral standard.

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