UK News

The latest news stories about Chabad Lubavitch from around the UK.

London School Earns More High Marks in National Exams

uvii1565711.jpgThe results of the United Kingdom’s national examinations popularly known as the A-levels are in, and a Chabad-Lubavitch high school in London is reporting that its students once again scored record marks.

A total of 14 students at the Lubavitch Senior Girls School in the neighborhood of Stamford Hill took 21 exams in mathematics, Biblical Hebrew and religious students. A full 100 percent passed the exams, while 85 percent achieved an A or B. Last year, 79 percent earned those marks.



New Zealand Rabbi Attends to Body

The body of Sarah Katie Bond, a 24-year-old Jewish tourist from London who plunged to her death during a biking expedition on the North Island of New Zealand, returned to England for burial.

According to a report by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Rabbi Mendel Goldstein, co-director of Chabad-Lubavitch of New Zealand, came from Canterbury at the request of the family to attend to the body and ensure its proper treatment in accordance with Jewish law.   Continue...


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