Joann Sfar has been called France’s “messiah of the comic book”. His buoyantly optimistic early work rewrote narratives of Jewish-Muslim animosity by sketching a shared history and delineating a path forward for interfaith relations. So why is Sfar’s new novel so full of despair?
A few months ago, Aron Keller spoke to the author and broadcaster Michael Rosen about his new book, ‘The Missing’, and much else besides.
Israeli politicians have expressed remorse at Eyad Hallaq’s killing, however it’s clear they view it as an aberration.
#JewsForBlackLivesMatter risks reinscribing Ashkenormativity.
We’re raging against the man, not the machine.
The Board gained prominence through its forthright stance on Labour antisemitism. Its mealy-mouthed response to annexation will condemn it to irrelevance.
Starmer has adopted the Board of Deputies’ Ten Pledges and with them, the Board’s disregard for forms of racism beyond Jew-hatred.
Three Jewish women reflect on Pesach under lockdown.
The Jewish community has risen admirably to the challenge of Covid-19. We cannot now fail to let this crisis radicalise us.
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