Keith Kahn-Harris


Do British Jews Have Better Approach to Strife Over Israel?

By Keith Kahn-Harris

Do British Jews Have Better Approach to Strife Over Israel?
Both American and British Jews have experienced strife over the war in Gaza. Keith Kahn-Harris thinks Americans can learn from Brits how to handle it better.Read More


Failing To Capture the Vibrancy of British Jewish Life

By Keith Kahn-Harris

Failing To Capture the Vibrancy of British Jewish Life
The new survey of British Jewry shows polarization and decline. But Keith Kahn-Harris says it misses one very important factor: the increasing vitality of Jewish life in the UK.Read More


Institution of Chief Rabbi Has Outlived Its Usefulness

By Keith Kahn-Harris

Institution of Chief Rabbi Has Outlived Its Usefulness
British Jews have just selected a new chief rabbi. Keith Kahn-Harris argues that the post is no longer needed — and explains why it doesn’t exist on this side of the pond.Read More


‘Perfidious Albion’

By Keith Kahn-Harris

A monumental study of English antisemitism proves an astonishing and controversial achievement.Read More


‘A Tango Between God and Satan’

By Keith Kahn-Harris

‘A Tango Between God and Satan’
The odd Eurovision Song Contest win aside, the post-1948 Israeli popular music scene was an insular one for decades, appealing little to Diaspora Jews, let alone the wider world. Yet once the irresistible tide of globalized mass media struck Israel in the 1980s and ’90s, Israeli music became enriched by a host of local subcultures that drew on, and contributed to, global music scenes. Today, Israel rap and trance are recognized worldwide as unique and fascinating versions of global styles.Read More



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