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Opinion

Four antisemites won’t stop me supporting Palestine

If Jewish solidarity withers in the face of the few bigots who drove down Finchley Road on Sunday, it is no solidarity at all.

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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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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.

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Report

Palestinians come home for Christmas

69 years after their village was razed on Christmas Eve, these Palestinians are determined not to let the pandemic prevent them from celebrating and mourning on their ancestral land.

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Review

Can film unteach Hasbara?

A new documentary, screened at the UK Jewish Film Festival this week, considers whether exposure to video footage of the plight of Palestinians can change the hearts and minds of Israel’s fiercest advocates.

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Opinion

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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Essay

How not to tackle antisemitism on the left

Zero tolerance plus zero discretion equals zero results.

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Gallery

“Resist”: The political street art of Jerusalem

A reading of the politics written onto the city walls.