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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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This Passover is different from all others

Three Jewish women reflect on Pesach under lockdown.

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Coronavirus demands justice, not charity

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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Party with us!

Join us at SET Dalston to celebrate VASHTI—the person and the platform.

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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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Young Jews are reviving the Jewish left – will they succeed?

The seeds are being sown for a Jewish left whose desire for a better world might be enacted in a way that has a chance of breaking free from the tendency towards obdurate self-ghettoisation that has dominated the far left.

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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?