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 Dina Brawer becoming the UK’s first female Orthodox rabbi, a major breakthrough made by Israeli scientists, a Jewish school which has mostly Muslims pupils and how a traffic island in Jerusalem is set to be named after Donald Trump…

1) Dina Brawer becomes UK’s first female Orthodox rabbi – Trailblazer wants to serve as a ‘role model’ for women as she gains status allowing her to answer halachic questions and officiate at ceremonies

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2) The Boys are back in town! Celebrities and politicians join Holocaust survivors at reunion – Ed Balls, Sir Eric Pickles and celebrity judge Robert Rinder, joined 19 of ‘The Boys’ for the 45 Aid Society’s annual get-together

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3) The Jewish school which has mostly Muslim students – King David School is not like most others in the country, as its majority-Muslim pupils learn about the Jewish faith and Israel

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4) Hackney Council berates Stamford Hill Jewish group over bonfire explosion – Local authority publicly rebukes Orthodox community and says it won’t give permission for events in near future

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5) Jerusalem mayor to name traffic island by new embassy in honour of Trump – Nir Barkat wants to dedicate a site near the new building to the president of the United States after the landmark embassy move

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6) Israeli scientists in breakthrough that may usher in ‘new era’ for safer drugs – Professors at Hebrew University and the Weizmann Institute may have found a way to create drugs with fewer unwanted side effects

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7) ANALYSIS: Iran deal withdrawal will make Israel less safe and war more likely

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