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Interview

Meet Yuval Gal, the anti-Zionist Israeli running in the Dutch elections

Gal left Israel aged thirty, appalled by the country’s trajectory. Now he’s continuing the fight against injustice from the Netherlands.

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Essay

Why are anticolonial academics being accused of antisemitism?

Because we’ve uncoupled antisemitism from the coloniality of race – something Israel’s advocates are only too pleased about.

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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

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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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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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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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.