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!

JK Rowling wades into the anti-Semitism debate, Israel's 70th birthday, appeal for a stem cell donor and the discovery of a 1,400-year-old oil lamp are among this week's top picks

JK Rowling
JK Rowling

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 JK Rowling saying how non-Jews should start shouldering the burden in fighting anti-Semitism, Israel’s 70th anniversary celebrations, a community-wide search to find a stem cell donor to save a grandmother’s life and the discovery of a 1,400-year-old lamp…

1) JK Rowling urges non-Jews to ‘shoulder the burden’ for tackling anti-Semitism – Harry Potter author urges her 14.4 million Twitter followers to intervene in instances of abuse towards Jews online

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2) Diane Abbott uses ‘fake’ Israeli bombing picture for Syria post – Shadow home secretary accused of using ‘deeply dishonest image’ to post about the government’s recent airstrikes

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3) Students find 1,400-year-old oil lamp inscribed with menorah – Volunteers uncover relics including pieces of glass and ornamental items dating back 1,800 years

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4) Appeal to community for stem cell donor to save grandmother’s life – Urgent search to find life-saving help for Hilary Levinson, 62, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in September last year

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5) Dale Winton, presenter of Supermarket Sweep, dies at 62 – Popular gameshow host recalled his Jewish upbringing in his 2002 autobiography

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6) More than 1,000 paint London blue and white for Israel’s 70th! – Electric performances from X Factor stars Jack and Joel and Israeli band Hadag Nahash entertain guests for Yom Ha’atzmaut

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7) OPINION: Why I had to terminate my Labour Party membership – Judith Flacks says the party she knows and loves has deteriorated in to a space where anti-Semites feel welcome

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