Yom Kippur

The UN General Assembly Is Stuck in Negotiations... Over When to Take Its Holidays

Ian Richards | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
Ian Richards

The final vote needs to take place before Christmas, because it's a local holiday at our New York office and many others. The irony is that while the General Assembly's delegates have no plans to make Christmas a global UN holiday, they have still chosen it as a good time to go on vacation.

What the Score? It's Yom Kippur

James Masters | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Sport
James Masters

Yom Kippur - the day where there's no water, no food and worst of all, no football. Old men with beards muttered to themselves, the girls in the gallery looked at me and then quickly turned the other way once I caught them staring and then there was the drone of the Rabbi's sermon.

Cameron Should Not Do a Gillard When he Calls the General Election

Jonathan Romain | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jonathan Romain

What would you think of David Cameron if he called a general election on Christmas Day? Among the politer reactions would be 'Did he really have to choose that day? This the Jewish equivalent of what Australian prime minister Julia Gillard has done in calling a general election for 14 September 14.

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 25th September 2012

Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by the Huffington Post's own picture editors Elliot Wa...