Manchester

Manchester’s revamped Jewish museum celebrates community that once was

The synagogue building, the oldest surviving in Manchester, remained a communal symbol long after its congregation disintegrated in the 1980s. It became a museum.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
03/07/2021

Super League in retreat after English clubs quit but battle to continue

While the Super League beat a hasty retreat late on Tuesday, it offered no apologies.

By REUTERS
21/04/2021

Arrivals: Tomatoes to bookbinding to sequins

YISRAEL DAVIES, 73 FROM MANCHESTER TO GUSH KATIF TO MA’ALEH ADUMIM, 1979

Renovations reveal time capsule in Manchester's oldest synagogue

The contents of the capsule revealed details about the vibrant Sephardi Jewish community in the city.

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Marlon Solomon, campaigner, comedian, verbally abused by antisemites

Prominent comedian Marlon Solomon, known for his campaigns and comedy on antisemitism and conspiracy theories, recently described some of his personal experiences with discrimination.

UK Rabbi: Jews should 'give up lives' rather than bow to school LGBT policy

Dayan Krausz called on the community to be as “firm as a rock” in opposing the new policies, due to come into effect in September 2020, which he termed “the terrible decree”.

Labour-run council refuses Kosher stand at Christmas market

Ta'am restaurant can't operate over Shabbat because Judaism forbids it, but Manchester City Council refused to negotiate, co-owner tells the 'Post'.

07/11/2019
Etrog cartoon

Hundreds of etrogs held up at airport in England

The Animal and Plant Health Agency held up the shipment at the Manchester Airport under new and stricter regulations on the import of citrus fruit.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
08/10/2019

Calling all Mancunians

Unraveling the mystery of Manchester House, an edifice on Hebrew University’s Givat Ram campus with an intriguing history.

20/06/2019

Manchester - a gateway to northern England with new El Al flights

Known as the place where soccer began in 1888 with the creation of the first national league of paid players, Manchester hopes to attract Israelis who might be keen on the sport.

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