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Israel & Palestine Israel & Palestine Report

Palestinians come home for Christmas

69 years after their village was razed on Christmas Eve, these Palestinians are determined not to let the pandemic prevent them from celebrating and mourning on their ancestral land.

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Report The Jewish Left UK

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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Israel & Palestine Israel & Palestine Jewish Culture Review

Can film unteach Hasbara?

A new documentary, screened at the UK Jewish Film Festival this week, considers whether exposure to video footage of the plight of Palestinians can change the hearts and minds of Israel’s fiercest advocates.

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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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Event The Jewish Left UK

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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Interview Jewish Culture The Jewish Left UK

Vashti meets Pink Peacock, the world’s first queer Yiddish cafe

The founders of the Glasgow establishment, due to open later this year, share their vision of luxury for all.

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Antisemitism & Antiracism Report UK

“I don’t think he would have the boldness to stand up in shul and say that”

In private messages to his former congregants, a leading British rabbi sounds off on race, gender and sexuality.

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Antisemitism & Antiracism Europe Report

Spain’s Jews gave Vox an easy ride. Now they’re regretting it

Many Jewish organisations sat idly by while the far-right stoked Islamophobia. It was only a matter of time, however, before the party and its supporters came for them, too.

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Antisemitism & Antiracism Essay UK

How not to tackle antisemitism on the left

Zero tolerance plus zero discretion equals zero results.