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Opinion

Israel is an apartheid state – and South Africans agree

Using Black oppression to exonerate Israel isn’t just immoral, it’s ahistorical.

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Interview

If I am only for myself, who am I? Professor David Feldman on the Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism

A new document attempts to put right what the IHRA got wrong. Rivkah Brown interviews one of its authors.

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Opinion

Why is the Jewish Chronicle whitewashing Britain’s antisemitic history?

Vernon Bogdanor’s recent op-ed is consistent with the paper’s long history of placating the British establishment, even in its anti-Jewish prejudice.

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Opinion

Access to puberty blockers is a Jewish issue

The UK’s ban is transphobic, unscientific, and in opposition to core Jewish values.

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Opinion

Antisemitism isn’t a set of tropes – and thinking about it that way helps nobody

The outrage over Michael Che’s SNL joke is everything that’s wrong with our fight against antisemitism.

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Interview

Meet Yuval Gal, the anti-Zionist Israeli running in the Dutch elections

Gal left Israel aged thirty, appalled by the country’s trajectory. Now he’s continuing the fight against injustice from the Netherlands.

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Interview

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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Review

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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Essay

Why are anticolonial academics being accused of antisemitism?

Because we’ve uncoupled antisemitism from the coloniality of race – something Israel’s advocates are only too pleased about.

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News

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.