By Joseph Finlay
These BDS-Supporting British Jewish Students Are Changing Their Community
Israel is a controversial issue in Britain and Jewish students are feeling its ramifications. The British Union of Jewish Students, the sole body that exists to represent Jewish Students in the UK, has always run social and religious programming. But its raison d‘etre has long been defending Israel on campus. Since Zionism became hegemonic amongst…
Black Lives Matter to U.K. Jews — Unless Israel Gets in the Way
Until now, Black Lives Matter has been seen as a U.S. movement; its website lists Toronto as its only international chapter. That all changed on Friday, as Black Lives Matter U.K. hit the headlines when, as part of a coordinated day of action, the movement blocked roads across the U.K., most notably the route to…
Who’s Afraid of Jeremy Corbyn? No, Not All British Jews.
As a British Jew who supports Jeremy Corbyn, I was a little surprised to read Liam Hoare’s piece “.” It is disorientating to hear a group of which you are a member described as being univocal, particularly when the description fails to match your lived experience. Hoare’s tendency to present the British Jewish community to…
Billy Crystal’s fake Yiddish was a Jewish standout at the Tonys — but how should Jews feel about it?
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
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New York Voices
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)