In case you missed it…seven must-read stories from the past week!
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In case you missed it…seven must-read stories from the past week!

Marie van der Zyl becoming new Board of Deputies president, George Osborne discovering he's Jewish, how 50 family members were reunited having been separated after the Shoah and Jewish News holding its aliyah 100 celebration in Israel are among this week's top stories...

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky greets Alice Shalvi at the Aliyah 100 reception in Ramat Gan

Photo by Yossi Zeligar/Nikoart
Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky greets Alice Shalvi at the Aliyah 100 reception in Ramat Gan Photo by Yossi Zeligar/Nikoart

Relive the past week on jewishnews.co.uk with our top-seven must-read stories from the past seven days…

Scroll down to read our pick of this week’s stories, which included George Osbourne discovering he’s Jewish, a new Board of Deputies president elected, how 50 members of a family were reunited having been separated after the Shoah and Jewish News holding its aliyah 100 celebration in Israel…

1) Former Chancellor George Osborne discovers he is Jewish – Evening Standard Editor’s brother confirms family’s Jewish roots ahead of his marriage to Orthodox woman this weekend

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2) More than 50 members of family reunite after being separated by Shoah –Members and descendants of the Isenberg and Goldstein families come together after relatives were split by the Holocaust

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3) Hundreds of British Jews sign letter criticising Board of Deputies’ Gaza response – More than 500 add names to petition telling the Board they had ‘deeply misrepresented’ them over reaction to Palestinian deaths this week

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4) Marie van der Zyl elected next Board of Deputies president – Incumbent vice-president to take over from Jonathan Arkush at British Jewry’s mainstream representative body

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5) Hamas leader: Talk of peaceful protest is mere ‘deception’ – Mahmoud al-Zahar says the terror group’s rhetoric is ‘terminological deception’ to deceive people into supporting its actions

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6) A Brit of a do! Ambassador hosts Jewish News aliyah 100 celebration –Jewish News holds the culmination of its Aliyah 100 project in Israel, in partnership with the Jewish Agency and UJIA, celebrating Brits who’ve shaped the country

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7) OPINION: Rush to demonise Israel over Gaza fell into Hamas’ hands

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