Gal left Israel aged thirty, appalled by the country’s trajectory. Now he’s continuing the fight against injustice from the Netherlands.
Because we’ve uncoupled antisemitism from the coloniality of race – something Israel’s advocates are only too pleased about.
The flawed definition threatens not only the fight against antisemitism, but Palestinian self-determination, academic freedom and our right to criticise the Israeli government.
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.
In private messages to his former congregants, a leading British rabbi sounds off on race, gender and sexuality.
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.
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.
A few months ago, Aron Keller spoke to the author and broadcaster Michael Rosen about his new book, ‘The Missing’, and much else besides.
Israeli politicians have expressed remorse at Eyad Hallaq’s killing, however it’s clear they view it as an aberration.
#JewsForBlackLivesMatter risks reinscribing Ashkenormativity.