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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.

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Letter

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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Opinion

We must resist Netanyahu’s cynical right-washing of the Holocaust

The Israeli PM’s plans to appoint an anti-Palestinian racist to lead Yad Vashem conveys the danger of particularising the Shoah.

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Essay

Strangers in a Strange Land: Jewish sci-fi, Afrofuturism and visions from Palestine

Jewish, Black and Palestinian writers imagine persecution and liberation across the universe.

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Opinion

The IHRA censors Palestinians by design, not by accident

What constitutes ‘legitimate’ and ‘illegitimate’ criticism of Israel is determined by individuals who believe BDS and discussion of Israeli apartheid to be beyond the pale.

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Report

Israel is using the IHRA to silence its critics

A network of government-funded NGOs are pushing the definition in an effort to redefine antisemitism and quash Palestinian dissent.