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“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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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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Opinion

If Black lives matter to us, Palestinian lives should too

George Floyd and Eyad Hallaq were killed in the same week. The British Jewish press has spilt much ink on the former – and barely a drop on the latter.

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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

Israel is in denial about police brutality

Israeli politicians have expressed remorse at Eyad Hallaq’s killing, however it’s clear they view it as an aberration.

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Opinion

Jewish antiracism must start at home

#JewsForBlackLivesMatter risks reinscribing Ashkenormativity.