Raising funds for Exeter Synagogue

Exeter Synagogue

Exeter shul celebrates 250th anniversary

A fundraising drive has been started for Exeter Synagogue to restore its building in time its 250th anniversary in the summer. read more

ZF raises conern over BBC Hamas story

BBC Hamas Story

ZF complains to BBC

The Zionist Federation has raised concern over a report on Hamas that was written for the BBC News Online website and which it says failed to reveal the true extent of what Hamas stands for. read more

 

Rise in social media anti-Semitism

social media anti-Semitism

Hate attacks on Jews grow

Social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook saw a huge rise in reported incidents of anti-Semitism in the UK according to the Community Security Trust. read more

Community meets Sunday Times executives

Sunday Times cartoon

Acting editor admits "mistake"

Leaders of the Jewish community have met with Sunday Times executives over an "anti-Semitic" cartoon. read more

Murdoch apologises for 'anti-Semitic' cartoon

Rupert Murdoch

Sunday Times rapped over cartoon

News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch has apologised after the Sunday Times featured a Gerald Scarfe cartoon which was accused of being anti-Semitic. read more

News

Auschwitz

Remembering the Holocaust

Events will be taking place across the country on Sunday to mark the UK's annual Holocaust Memorial Day. January 27th will mark the 68th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau. read more

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Another term for Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in Tuesday's parliamentary elections, and says the top priority of the new government will be to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear arsenal. read more

Sir Cliff Richard

Summer gig for Cliff

Chart veteran Cliff Richard is set to return to Israel this summer to perform in Tel Aviv - 50 years after he first touched down in the Holy Land. read more

Jonathan Waterman

Waterman wins top award

A toastmaster from Barkingside in Essex has spoken of his pride after winning a prestigious award for his efforts in making sure weddings and other simchas run smoothly. read more

Mayor Boris Johnson.

London Mayor leads ceremony

The Greater London Authority's annual Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony will be broadcast live via a webcast and feature Mayor Boris Johnson. read more

Rabbi Elimelech Vanzetta

Shul gets rabbi from Brazil

St Albans United Synagogue has welcomed a new part time rabbi, Elimelech Vanzetta, to its community.Rabbi Vanzetta, is originally from Brazil. read more