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If Black lives matter to us, Palestinian lives should too

George Floyd and Eyad Hallaq were killed in the same week. The British Jewish press has spilt much ink on the former – and barely a drop on the latter.

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Israel is in denial about police brutality

Israeli politicians have expressed remorse at Eyad Hallaq’s killing, however it’s clear they view it as an aberration.

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Jewish antiracism must start at home

#JewsForBlackLivesMatter risks reinscribing Ashkenormativity.

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Stop calling Cummings a ‘svengali’ – and not just because it’s an antisemitic trope

We’re raging against the man, not the machine.

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The Board of Deputies’ neutrality on annexation will doom it

The Board gained prominence through its forthright stance on Labour antisemitism. Its mealy-mouthed response to annexation will condemn it to irrelevance.

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Starmer is serious about antisemitism – but not other racisms, it seems

Starmer has adopted the Board of Deputies’ Ten Pledges and with them, the Board’s disregard for forms of racism beyond Jew-hatred.

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Trump’s peace plan won’t just entrench the Israel-Palestine conflict – it will radically destabilise it

By mainstreaming the fantasies of the annexationist hard-right, this plan paves the way for an escalation of unforeseeable proportions.

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Boris Johnson’s BDS ban must be opposed – not least by British Jews

The law would forbid even boycotts focused solely on the occupation, thereby framing opposition to the occupation as opposition to Israel as a whole.

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It isn’t an easy time to be a new Jewish Labour MP – but it’s an important one

At this dark hour, the Jewish left must not shrink away. Our resolve to build an anti-racist movement must be hardened.

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Don’t be fooled, Brexit is a Jewish issue

Brexit is a Conservative attempt to overturn the internationalist legacy Jews have so heavily relied on. Why then does our communal leadership seem unbothered by it?