The Prince of Wales has joined famous faces from the worlds of sport andshowbiz in urging people to remember Holocaust Memorial Day.
Charles, patronof the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, urged people to ensure survivors’ storiesare remembered forever amid the dwindling number of people able to bear first-hand witness to the horrors of the genocide, which saw millions of Jews andother minorities executed during the Second World War at the hands of theNazis.
Rabbi Herschel Gluck OBE holds a press conference in Stoke Newington following a ‘violent and brutal’ attack on a pregnant Jewish woman. The 20-year-old victim, who is around 28 weeks pregnant, was taken to hospital for treatment for minor injuries following the assault, the Metropolitan Police said. CCTV footage shared online but later deleted by Shomrim shows a man wearing a dark hooded jacket, dark trousers and white trainers and carrying a shopping trolley bag approaches the woman from behind. He can be seen putting a pillowcase over her head before repeatedly punching her, then running away. The Met said detectives are investigating the assault, which happened in Manor Road at around 6.30pm.
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The men’s basketball team at Yeshiva University, a private Jewish school in New York, now holds the longest winning streak in the country. CNN’s Jason Carroll reports on this Division III team and their 36-game streak.
COVID-19 curbs have curtailed celebrations of the Jewish costume festival of Purim, with Israeli police preventing parties and some rabbis urging people not to drink too much so social distancing is maintained.
Located at the foot of the Greater Caucasus, Krasnaya Sloboda in Azerbaijan is a Jewish settlement that has existed for centuries. We discover the life of the mountain Jews there with a museum dedicated to them.
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