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Antisemitism & Antiracism Israel & Palestine 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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Antisemitism & Antiracism Israel & Palestine 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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Israel & Palestine Israel & Palestine 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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Israel & Palestine Israel & Palestine Jewish Culture 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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Interview The Far Right The Jewish Left USA

An audience with Talia Lavin, American Nazi-hunter

Like a schlubby Jewish Virgil, the American journalist leads readers of her new book through the circles of white supremacist hell.

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Essay Jewish Culture The Jewish Left

Happy Yom Kippur!

Revisiting the Yom Kippur Ball.

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Antisemitism & Antiracism Europe Report

Spain’s Jews gave Vox an easy ride. Now they’re regretting it

Many Jewish organisations sat idly by while the far-right stoked Islamophobia. It was only a matter of time, however, before the party and its supporters came for them, too.

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Antisemitism & Antiracism Essay UK

How not to tackle antisemitism on the left

Zero tolerance plus zero discretion equals zero results.

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Israel & Palestine Israel & Palestine Report The Jewish Left

“Resist”: The political street art of Jerusalem

A reading of the politics written onto the city walls.

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Europe Report The Far Right

A faustian pact between Chabad and Orbán

How Hungarian Ultra-Orthodoxy found an ally in Europe’s most notorious antisemite.