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Israel & Palestine The Pickle UK

How exactly are we supposed to protest Israeli war crimes?

Journalists shot, boycotts criminalised – how exactly are we supposed to hold Israel accountable?

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Interview Jewish Culture LGBTQ+ The Jewish Left UK

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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Antisemitism & Antiracism Israel & Palestine News Regions UK

Leading British academics and Israeli citizens call on universities to reject the IHRA definition of antisemitism

The 66 scholars join a broadening coalition of left-to-moderate Jews across the world who oppose the controversial definition.

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Antisemitism & Antiracism Israel & Palestine Letter UK

We 66 British academics and Israeli citizens reject the government’s imposition of the IHRA

The flawed definition threatens not only the fight against antisemitism, but Palestinian self-determination, academic freedom and our right to criticise the Israeli government.

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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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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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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.