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Richard Verber 11/04/2014
In the run up to Pesach, my synagogue, like many others, sends out food parcels sensitively and quietly to older, more vulnerable members of the commu...
Richard Verber 01/04/2014
On Wednesday, March 19, WJR hosted a Ukraine Crisis Briefing at JW3. More than 150 guests heard from academics, WJR programmers and members of the Ukr...
Adva Rodogovsky 27/02/2014
Following last week's violence at Maidan Square, the ousting of President Yanukovych and the seemingly rapid changes in Ukraine, I set out for a coupl...
Joe Weber 15/01/2014
It has been three months since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines affecting 14.1 million people and devastating homes, agriculture and livelihoods. My...
Another Author 12/12/2013
Prince Charles celebrates his 65th birthday this week, which, for many, would signal retirement and spare time to enjoy the fruits of our labour. The...
Josh Simons 17/12/2013
The conflict in Syria is rapidly approaching its third year, and refugees of the crisis are now facing their coldest winter yet. Temperatures in North...
Richard Verber 08/10/2013
World Jewish Relief, along with Jewish organisations and dozens of other charities have written a public letter to the Prime Minister and Deputy ...
Richard Verber 18/09/2013
The Syrian crisis has dominated news headlines recently. Whatever the outcome of the negotiations over Syria’s chemical weapons, two and a half ...
Administrator 08/08/2013
Growing up, I was always taught to define myself as Jewish: just Jewish. Going to a school in the American South where I was one of the few Jews, I co...
Richard Verber 26/07/2013
The Holocaust is the most traumatic event in Jewish history. It is taught in UK schools and the memory of those who died inspires many of us to live a...