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UK CHIEF RABBI: LABOUR GUIDELINES SHOW ‘UNPRECEDENTED CONTEMPT’ FOR JEWS

UK CHIEF RABBI: LABOUR GUIDELINES SHOW ‘UNPRECEDENTED CONTEMPT’ FOR JEWS

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) From the JPost: The UK’s Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirivis strongly criticized the Labour party Monday for failing to adopt in full antisemitism guidelines set out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, saying its omission of critical clauses constitutes an “unprecedented […]

By July 18, 2018 Read More →
The 5th International #FirgunDay – July, 17th

The 5th International #FirgunDay – July, 17th

TODAY: “Say Something Nice, Make Someone Happy” The 5th International #FirgunDay is coming on July 17th, and you are invited to join, VIRTUALLY, from anywhere in the world sharing the spirit of #Firgun (Hebrew: פרגון) – an act of kindness performed solely to make another person feel good. *** So, How do you celebrate FirgunDay? […]

By July 17, 2018 Read More →
Dozens of rabbis say Labour chooses to ignore UK Jewish community

Dozens of rabbis say Labour chooses to ignore UK Jewish community

More than 60 British rabbis have written a joint letter saying Labour has “chosen to ignore the Jewish community,” as the party’s ruling body prepares for a meeting on its antisemitism code of conduct. Some of the UK’s most senior rabbis, in a letter to the Guardian, said Labour was acting in an “insulting and […]

By July 17, 2018 Read More →
Rachel Azaria: Aiming to be Jerusalem’s first female mayor

Rachel Azaria: Aiming to be Jerusalem’s first female mayor

Musing about her newly launched campaign to become Jerusalem’s first female mayor, Kulanu lawmaker Rachel Azaria wistfully spoke about “returning to Jerusalem” and underlined her longing for the city of her birth. Which was somewhat peculiar, considering that our interview was taking place in her office in the Knesset, firmly in the heart of Jerusalem. […]

By July 17, 2018 Read More →
Minister Zeev Elkin leads J’lem mayoral race

Minister Zeev Elkin leads J’lem mayoral race

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Jerusalem Affairs Minister Zeev Elkin (Likud) would win the Jerusalem mayoral election if the vote were held today, a new poll shows, with fellow Knesset member and former deputy mayor Rachel Azariya in a distant fifth place. In late May, […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
More and more senior citizens are making aliyah

More and more senior citizens are making aliyah

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) The idea of aliyah – Jews immigrating to Israel from the Diaspora – generally conjures up the image of young single people or young families. But plenty of people aged 65 and over also make the decision to come to […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
Rav Benny Lau – Ramban Notice

Rav Benny Lau – Ramban Notice

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Kehilat Ramban sent out this letter: – Plan and Process to Decide the Community’s Future Dear Members of the Kehila, Following Rav Benny’s announcement that he will be leaving the community at the end of 5779, we have met a […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
World Cup fever creates unity in Jerusalem – A lesson for these ‘9 Days’ and Tisha B’av

World Cup fever creates unity in Jerusalem – A lesson for these ‘9 Days’ and Tisha B’av

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Yesterday, if you were walking around the Old City of Jerusalem or town, there was only one thing on people’s mind – Not politics, security or terror but football – Yes, football. For a few hours the intensity of Jerusalem […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
Rav Benny Lau to stand down as Ramban Rabbi

Rav Benny Lau to stand down as Ramban Rabbi

(photo credit: YAARA KETZ FEINER) Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Rav Benny Lau, the widely regarded head of the Ramban synagogue in the Greek Colony neighborhood of south Jerusalem, will be stepping down as rabbi of the community after serving there for 17 years. Lau, […]

By July 15, 2018 Read More →
Ramban Shul News – Rav Benny Lau / Rabbanit Carmit Feintuch

Ramban Shul News – Rav Benny Lau / Rabbanit Carmit Feintuch

Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Press release – As IsraelB serves the Katamon community and many of us daven at Ramban: I heard from various reliable sources involved in Ramban Shul, that Rav Benny Lau will be leaving Ramban Shul next summer. The new Hanhallah […]

By July 15, 2018 Read More →

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