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  • Rabbi vindicated in ‘Indecent Proposal’ case

    In a dramatic case that caught Britain´s attention, an Orthodox rabbi accused of slander by an alleged adulterer was vindicated by Britain’s High Court.

  • Something fishy in Jewish kitchens

    First there was mad cow disease. Now a study warning about carcinogens in farmed Scottish salmon has left some British Jews fearing that they´ll have to give up that staple of the Jewish diet — lox.

  • British Jews slam envoy-to-be

    British Jews are speaking out against the man likely to be the next Israeli ambassador in London, claiming his lack of English skills will make him an ineffective advocate for the Jewish state.

  • Jews discuss, debate at Limmud

    The Limmud Conference, Europe’s largest and perhaps the Jewish world’s most influential educational event, has become synonymous with an inclusive, bottom-up approach to education.

  • Fighting for kosher slaughter in Britain

    A campaign to repeal laws that guarantee the right to practice kosher slaughter, or shechitah, has prompted a rare show of unity among Britain´s Jews.

  • Jew vs. Jew in Britain

    A squabble over whether a prominent conservative rabbi would be called to read the torah in an Orthodox synagogue is threatening to escalate a rift between Britain´s main synagogue movements.

  • British rabbi under fire

    Britain´s Orthodox chief rabbi is raising eyebrows in the Jewish community for a newspaper interview he gave in which he supported some curbs on refugees entering Britain. The rabbi, who once welcomed all asylum seekers, answered his critics by sayi

  • Israel cuts ties with BBC

    Tensions over media coverage of the Middle East reached new heights this week with Israel’s decision to boycott the BBC after it re-aired a controversial documentary.

  • Northern Ireland rabbi reaches out

    The only rabbi in Belfast aims to rejuvinate this aging and dwindling Irish Jewish community by energizing his congregants to show up at synagogue and send their kids to Sunday school.

  • Love scandal rocks London’s Orthodox

    The adage “you can’t buy love” has been put to the test in a series of allegations that has scandalized London’s Orthodox community, which is abuzz with gossip about the events surrounding a millionaire convert to Judaism, a newly married couple and a $1