Judaism

What is Zionism?
Israel, Zionism, World War Two, Holocaust
In Depth

What is Zionism?

The controversial religious and political movement re-established Israel as the central location for Jewish identity
7 Sep 2020
Ukrainian police demand names and addresses of city’s Jews
Ultra orthodox Jews pray at the tomb of Reb Nachman of Breslov, founder of the Breslov Hasidic movement
In Brief

Ukrainian police demand names and addresses of city’s Jews

Jewish leader says last such demand was ‘during the German occupation’
12 May 2020
When is Passover 2020 and how will it be celebrated?
Passover, Seder
In Brief

When is Passover 2020 and how will it be celebrated?

This year’s Jewish holiday looks set to be unique, with millions of people under lockdown measures
7 Apr 2020
What is Hanukkah? The story behind the Jewish holiday
BERLIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 06:Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal lights a menorah on the sixth day of Hanukkah at the Orthodox synagogue at the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Education Center on December 6, 2010
In Depth

What is Hanukkah? The story behind the Jewish holiday

One of the most important festivals in the Jewish calendar began on Sunday
23 Dec 2019
What is Succot and how could it impact an October election?
Jewish men walk along the street in the Stamford Hill area
In Brief

What is Succot and how could it impact an October election?

Seven-day Jewish festival coincides with rumoured general election date
4 Sep 2019
Iceland plan to outlaw circumcision sparks outcry worldwide
Circumcision
In Brief

Iceland plan to outlaw circumcision sparks outcry worldwide

Parliament considering ban on procedure for anything other than medical reasons
20 Feb 2018