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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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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

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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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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Event

Where next for the Jewish left?

Vashti launched a year ago at a more innocent time. On the eve of her 1st birthday, she asks: where next for the Jewish left?

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Essay

Happy Yom Kippur!

Revisiting the Yom Kippur Ball.

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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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Interview

Vashti speaks to Michael Rosen

A few months ago, Aron Keller spoke to the author and broadcaster Michael Rosen about his new book, ‘The Missing’, and much else besides.

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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.