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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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Opinion

We must resist Netanyahu’s cynical right-washing of the Holocaust

The Israeli PM’s plans to appoint an anti-Palestinian racist to lead Yad Vashem conveys the danger of particularising the Shoah.

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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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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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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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Gallery

“Resist”: The political street art of Jerusalem

A reading of the politics written onto the city walls.

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Opinion

Boris Johnson’s BDS ban must be opposed – not least by British Jews

The law would forbid even boycotts focused solely on the occupation, thereby framing opposition to the occupation as opposition to Israel as a whole.