Liam Hoare


Does Israel Advocacy Belong on British Campuses?

By Liam Hoare

Young British Jews stake out a liberal stance on Israel. / YouTube Read More


Jewish War Poet Finally Getting His Due

By Liam Hoare

Jewish War Poet Finally Getting His Due
It was the slain generation of warrior-poets who, more than any others, captured the brutality and inhumanity of the First World War and cemented in the English imagination a perception of that conflict as pointless and futile.Read More


British Jews Go the Way of American Jews

By Liam Hoare

British Jews Go the Way of American Jews
A recent study of British Jewry found many of the same trend lines that American Jews saw in the Pew survey. Liam Hoare examines where this community is headed.Read More


Stephen Sondheim’s Wonderful Years

By Liam Hoare

Stephen Sondheim’s Wonderful Years
“Alice Longworth Roosevelt said, ‘First you’re young, then you’re middle-aged, then you’re wonderful,’” Stephen Sondheim remarked at the conclusion of his 80th birthday celebrations at Avery Fisher Hall in 2010.Read More


Reinventing Israel in Argentina

By Liam Hoare

Reinventing Israel in Argentina
Every year, of the 75,000 young Israelis who complete their military service, it is estimated that around one third leave everything behind to go backpacking. The nomadic ramble through Southeast Asia and South America in that indeterminate period between youth and adulthood is hardly unique to Israel, but it takes on its own characteristics at the end of mandatory service — a break from order and a getaway from the confines of a small state under siege.Read More






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