UK parliament

A brooding gangster film
A Jew, running away from gangsters

Until 1939, Australia was a mere outpost of Anglo-Jewry, subservient to the British chief rabbi, wedded to minhag anglia (English custom), and in love with the royal family.

By RABBI RAYMOND APPLE
24/12/2019
BORIS JOHNSON, one of many contenders for the Conservative leadership
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to blow shofar

Johnson was not able to get a sound out of the instrument, but managed to utter the age-old pun “Shofar so good,”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
17/09/2019
John Bercow
British House of Commons’ Jewish speaker John Bercow to resign

Bercow’s move assures that the current Parliament will elect his successor, not a new government after a potential snap election.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
10/09/2019
 Britain's opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn
Three UK Labour members quit party due to antisemitism controversy

"I always said it was worth hanging on to fight so long as there was a prospect of winning. I now don't believe with this leadership there is," wrote Triesman.

09/07/2019
Amid Brexit, Britain reexamines its stance on involvement in the Mideast

“In Jerusalem, the center of three great faiths, we are historically connected and will be for many years perhaps centuries to come.”

04/07/2019
IDF reservists attend an event in British Parliament held by Israeli organization, "My Truth"
IDF reservists hold event for first time in UK Parliament

A delegation of reservists presented to the dozens Members of Parliament and British diplomats gathered the Israeli view of daily life in the IDF and the struggles against terror organizations.

Here And There: Whither democracy?

It is difficult not to question the democracy of a state that gives its voters the right to make a decision and then allows the Parliament to attempt to overturn that decision.

NOT FOR much longer. A man protests against Brexit in London.
Anti-Brexit online petition crashes UK parliament site

The petition reached two million signatures on Saturday.

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