Labour party turns to 'freedom fighter'

By Sandy Rashty, May 5, 2016

The woman heading Labour's inquiry into antisemitism has made strong statements against Jew-hatred in the past, saying that it "turns my stomach".


Anti-imperialism has seeped into Labour's mindset

By Stephen Pollard, May 5, 2016

I'm still not sure what to think. Should we be thoroughly depressed that the headlines are dominated by Jew hatred? Or ought we to be relieved that it is out in the open?


Far right still flies the flag of hate

By Mark Gardner, May 5, 2016

When I meet people who need antisemitism explained, I usually begin by showing them three items from the old Jewish defence archives.


Questions over future of JFS's leadership

By Simon Rocker, April 21, 2016

Parents of JFS pupils have inevitably been left guessing by this week's announcement of head teacher Jonathan Miller's leave of absence.

Governors have not revealed the reasons behind it nor given any hint of when or whether they expect him to return.

But the decision to use an outside consultant, Debby Lipkin, to help manage the school in the interim is unusual in one sense.


Bibi left rudderless as Herzog tie-up collapses

By Anshel Pfeffer, April 14, 2016

Everything had been in place for the announcement of the new coalition deal.


Out of control? The truth about hate at US universities

By Dan Friedman, April 14, 2016

Anyone outside the US reading about Jewish American campus life will have come across a stream of troubling stories of late.


The wider implications of a Hasmonean move

By Simon Rocker, April 7, 2016

We reported a few weeks ago that the governors of Hasmonean High School in London were considering resurrecting a 50-year plan to move its boys' division in Hendon alongside the girls in Mill Hill. That has now moved forward with an invitation to parents to view an exhibition this month showing what the proposed relocation would look like.


The economy? No. It's the narrative, stupid

By Yossi Alpher, April 7, 2016

One of the most persistent themes in both the Israeli and the international approach to the Palestinian issue has been the notion that the road to peace has a strong economic dimension.


Could Al Franken be Clinton’s Trump card?

By Robert Philpot, April 7, 2016

With the - albeit unintentional - exception of Dan Quayle, few US vice-presidential candidates are chosen with the expectation that they will provide the electorate with much in the way of amusement.


Charities face a donor challenge

By Simon Rocker, March 31, 2016

Sir Mick Davis, Jewish Leadership Council chairman, dug ever deeper into his pockets last year. The foundation he set up with his wife Barbara dished out £2.2 million, compared with £1.4m the previous year, supporting a variety of causes from Jewish youth to horticulutural studies.