Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, will be observed in different ways because of the coronavirus, with online services replacing overflowing synagogues and pages of tips for celebrating with immediate family at home instead of large social events.
Services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, are often ticketed with overflow services in additional rooms. But this year, Covid19 restrictions are changing rituals and ending social gatherings.
Yaakov Litzman, an ultra-orthodox minister in Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has resigned after Israel announced plans to reimpose a nationwide lockdown to coincide with Jewish New Year.
Faith activists join together to surround parliament as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests against climate change. \Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, was among the protesters.
By Lianne Kolirin The plight of the Uyghur people has struck a chord with Britain’s Jewish community, with a leading […]
Having annulled the 1934 presidential decree that turned the World Heritage Site into a museum, courts give Erdogan permission to open its doors for Muslim prayers on 24 July.