Beirut Report

One year on after Israel’s confrontation with Hezbolah, Lisa Goldman entered Beirut via Jordan to make this report for Israeli TV. Channel 10 report from Beirut Uploaded by Lisang London and Kirshenbaum Uploaded by Lisang

Interview: Noam Galit

Noam Galit is the father of Gilad Shalit, a corporal in the IDF, who has been a captive of Hamas for the last six months. Noam Galit could be said to represent Israel’s silent majority. Israeli journalist Lisa Goldman has published a fascinating interview with Noam, which you can read …

New Synagogue for Munich

A new synagogue has been opened in the heart of the German city of Munich, 68 years after Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler ordered its predecessor torn down. The sacred Jewish scrolls of the Torah were paraded through the streets to the cubic building in the city centre. The new synagogue …

Gunshots fired at Oslo Synagogue

The front of Oslo’s synagogue was sprayed with bullets on Sunday 17 Sept. No one was injured. Police said more than 10 shots were fired, probably from an automatic weapon, at the synagogue’s faade early Sunday morning. Bullet holes were clearly visible in the walls of the synagogue after the …

Video – under fire in Lebanon

During the third week of the Israel-Hezbollah war a fascinating report was broadcast on Uvda (Fact), a highly respected investigative news show hosted by veteran journalist Ilana Dayan. Itai Anghel accompanied regiment 931 of the Nahal Brigade (infantry) to a battle that took place on the night of August 6-7 …

JSC “Any Questions” event October

The Jewish Small Communities of Blackpool, Southport, St Annes and Lancaster/Morecambe are staging their next Any Questions event in the last week of October. Jane Kenndy MP, Prof. Les Lancaster, Ruth Shaylor and Prof. Roy Levin, will be answering topical questions. The line up has a distinctly medical theme. All …

Special Greetings Cards

Arnside Road Synagogue have created a beautiful set of cards. Each card features one of three beautiful stained glass windows from the choir stall above the Ark in the shool. Photography and design were commissioned from one of the congregants who is a professional designer, and they have been produced …

Whitby get Jewish Mayor

Dr Stacey Daniels has become the first Jewish mayor of Whitby, the small fishing port in North Yorkshire – the Jewish Chronicle reports. Dr Daniels and his wife are believed to be the only practicing Jews in the town, but still maintain a full Jewish way of life and attend …