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

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

Holocaust Memorial Day marked across the UK


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

UK News

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

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

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


Welcome return for drugs charity

Drugsline, the charity that provided support to those affected by drug addiction within the Jewish community, which closed last year looks set to come back under the auspices of Jewish family charity Norwood. read more

Jewish Hour

Jewish hour returns

A Jewish radio show which was cancelled by BBC Radio Manchester after 22 years on the air has been given a new lease of life on another station. read more

Arlene Phillips

Jew year honours

Choreographer Arlene Phillips is among those Jewish luminaries who have been recognised in the Queen's New Year honours list for 2013. read more