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Pink Peacock faces criminal charges over “F*** the police” tote bag

Britain’s police power trip continues apace as the co-owner of the Glasgow café is charged with a breach of the peace.

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Yiddish for the 21st century

A new Duolingo course is training a small army to demand babka, can it also heal communal divides?

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Homos, Houmous and Hamantaschen: Vashti Meets Chanukah Lewinsky

On the eve of Purim, we speak to drag artist and queer cabaret creator Dex Grodner about Judaism and genderfuckery.

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Jewish Culture The Jewish Left USA

The romance of American Jewish anarchism

A nostalgic portrait of America’s oldest Yiddish anarchist newspaper, and the community that coalesced around it, is recounted in a recently restored documentary.

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Antisemitism & Antiracism Essay LGBTQ+ The Jewish Left UK

The queer surrealist lovers who took on the Nazis

The Queer, Anti-Nazi Art of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore.

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Jewish care home workers are striking. Will the community stand with them?

At Sage in Golders Green, staff are demanding fair wages and working conditions. British Jews could view this as a threat to our elders – or as fundamentally in our interests.

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Interview The Far Right The Jewish Left USA

An audience with Talia Lavin, American Nazi-hunter

Like a schlubby Jewish Virgil, the American journalist leads readers of her new book through the circles of white supremacist hell.

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Opinion The Jewish Left UK

Why I stand with Jeremy Corbyn

The former Labour leader understands far better than his successor, who suspended him this week, that racism is born of a broken world, one we must utterly transform.

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Where next for the Jewish left?

Vashti launched a year ago at a more innocent time. On the eve of her 1st birthday, she asks: where next for the Jewish left?

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The forgotten women’s rituals of Yom Kippur

Cemetery- and grave-measuring were part of the female clerical role in Ashkenazi Jewish life, and powerful tools of ancestral connection.