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Essay

Happy Yom Kippur!

Revisiting the Yom Kippur Ball.

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Report

“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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Opinion

Jewish antiracism must start at home

#JewsForBlackLivesMatter risks reinscribing Ashkenormativity.

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Opinion

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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Opinion

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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Opinion

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?