Season of Remembrance

  Yom HaShoah. April 12 Yom HaZikaron. April 18 Yom HaAtzmaut April 19 These three important observances in the global Jewish calendar will take place within the next fortnight. In our Jewish communities around the world, but especially in Israel, these commemorations are marked by community gatherings, to ensure that we, as Jews, remember our past […]

Anti-Semitism & Racism in South Africa

Report from South Africa, September 2017 – February 2018 Update from South Africa The dramatic and very welcome change in South Africa’s regime on 9th February this year, with the much-longed-for resignation of Jacob Zuma and the swearing-in of Cyril Ramaphosa, former deputy-president under Zuma, as new President of the country, has brought renewed optimism and […]

Holocaust Memorial Day, January 2018

Head Office staff at The LJW joined other Jewish organisations at ORT House in Central London to recognise World Jewish Congress’s #WeRemember campaign. Join us to ensure that the lessons of the Holocaust are not forgotten or distorted – join the campaign by posting your photo holding a ‘We Remember’ sign and post it to social media with the […]