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!

An artist telling stories about Israel with make-up, a world record-breaking Israeli gymnast and Jews & Sikhs teaming up to help asylum seekers are among this week's top stories...

Michal Henig has used face paint to show Israel before and after the fire kite attacks by Hamas terrorists. Credit: Lilach Uzan
Michal Henig has used face paint to show Israel before and after the fire kite attacks by Hamas terrorists. Credit: Lilach Uzan

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 how an artist is presenting stories about Israel through make-up, Jews and Sikhs teaming up for an interfaith project to provide asylum seekers with food and clothes, the Israeli gymnast who broke a world record to win gold and how a census change may see number of UK Jews increase…

1) Making up the news: One artist’s mission to depict the Hamas fire kites –Artist Michal Henig presents stories about Israel through the power of make-up, not words

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2) Veteran Israeli peace campaigner Uri Avnery dies aged 94 – Former journalist and member of the Knesset who met PLO chairman Yasser Arafat in Beirut passes away in Tel Aviv

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3) Israeli gymnast breaks world record to win gold – Linoy Ashram produces best ever score of 20.65 points in the clubs event at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Belarus

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4) Jews and Sikhs unite to provide asylum seekers with food and clothes -Interfaith social action project at West London Synagogue sees two religious communities working together for vulnerable people

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5) Exclusive: Ethnicity option on next census could show 400,000 Jews in UK –Community leaders have expressed concerns over the move, proposed by the Office of National Statistics

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6) Rites of Passage: Jewish twins to star in C4 surrogacy show with Grayson Perry – Pair born through surrogacy will appear in documentary exploring their parents’ 10 year struggle to have children

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7) It’s come to pass! GCSE students excel at Jewish schools – Headteachers praise “wonderful” efforts of students, despite exams undergoing a tough new overhaul.

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