Kids' trips can be traumatic for their anxious parents

By Lianne Kolirin, June 9, 2016

It began as any other ordinary day; I packed my children off to school, then rushed to work.

My eight-year-old was going on a school trip and I thought nothing of it, besides to wish him a fun day out with his friends.


Why has Corbyn already settled on the Inquiry's verdict - and how should Labour members interpret this?

By John Ware, June 9, 2016

Shami Chakrabarti, the former Director of Liberty now heading Labour’s antisemitism inquiry says: “The difference between a progressive political party and others is that it fights both prejudice and complacency.”


It's time for more honesty about Israel

By Marc Cohen, June 2, 2016

The great American President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said that "Confidence thrives on honesty". Reflecting on Israel's amazing achievements in her short modern history, I am bursting with pride. Yet, every time I listen to the speeches given by many of our communal leaders, I can't help feeling that we are being short-changed and patronised.


Another good week for the anti-Jewish myth-makers

By David Collier, June 2, 2016

Let down by a society that doesn't believe in truth, Wanstead High School pupil Leanne Mohamad has already been weaponised. With the publicity her anti-Israel speech received, I feel sorry for her.


Jewish bubble? Not at King Solomon

By Matthew Slater, May 26, 2016

As a head teacher I am in a privileged position to have the opportunity to influence the lives of the young people that attend my school.


The document that saved my mother's life

By Rabbi David Lister, May 26, 2016

My mother passed away in November nearly three years ago. She was a mixture of love and discipline: the love was for others and the discipline was for herself.


My family’s fear over grave desecration

By Jay Stoll, May 26, 2016

With the formative years of my career spent in student politics, public affairs, and now as a parliamentary assistant, I have become relatively well-versed in the various guises of antisemitism.


'Together we must root out antisemitism'

By Sadiq Khan, May 26, 2016

One of my most humbling experiences was joining 150 Holocaust survivors in Barnet earlier this month for Yom Hashoah at the Copthall Stadium.

It was a privilege and an honour to meet them and their families, and to hear their stories, many of which will stay with me forever.


Exams - hell for all the family

By Ronit Knoble, May 25, 2016

A father revises the Weimar Republic and Treaty of Versailles with his daughter while a mother tests her son on free trade agreements and the economic policy of Europe while putting the washing on, ordering more stationery from Amazon Prime, roasting a chicken and running her business. Sounds familiar? Then you may be in exam hell too…


NUT's condoning of Nakba propaganda

By David Collier, May 19, 2016

Last Saturday, a conference organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign was held at the central London headquarters of the National Union of Teachers.

As someone who reports on these kinds of events, I thought I would go along. And something truly disturbing happened: I was thrown out.