Heroic detective work that strengthens identity
Tzohar’s real purpose is to redeem and unify the Jewish people within Israel, writes Melanie Phillips
Remembrance remains a sacred duty for us all
Time to counter the manipulation and tell the truth
Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll
Friday, November 17, 2017
Profile: Stuart Polak
Expel Labour's enemy within
‘Schtum is best’ – Zimbabwe’s Jews keep heads low
We are ambassadors for our community
It’s that feeling you get once a cab driver knows you’re Jewish and you feel obliged to give an extra-generous tip, lest they conclude that Jews are stingy.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Amid reports of Robert Mugabe's downfall, the country's Jewish community plays it safe
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Growing up should be about helping others
We should encourage our youngsters to make volunteering a standard, basic part of their bat- or bar-mitzvah year, writes Miriam Shaviv.
Friday, November 10, 2017
A proxy war devouring the Middle East
Lebanon is the next act in Saudi Arabia and Iran's conflict by proxy
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Another centenary, and we still need to learn
Our history matters to us - it's time to make it a central part of Jewish life, writes Jonathan Boyd
Ennobled by David Cameron two years ago, Lord Polak is a veteran of Westminster’s corridors of power. He is likely to be horrified by the headlines and coverage around the Patel trip.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Shepping nachas from the joys of Yiddish
Forget other second languages, choose Yiddish, says David Aaronovitch
Monday, November 6, 2017
One year later it remains difficult to believe
So much has changed, not least the US presidency, writes Erika Dreifus from New York
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Glum Boris bland on Israel
How refreshing it would be to have political leaders who simply said what they were thinking
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Wes Streeting's dangerous approach
Attempting to ride two horses at the same time is a dangerous pursuit
Sephardis and Mizrahis must stand up for tradition
Dominating over Orthodox Judaism is a yeshiva system that is structurally, culturally and halachically Ashkenazi
Friday, October 27, 2017
What kind of community do we want to be?
Over the last century, British Jews have defined ourselves as much by what makes us the same as everyone else as by what makes us different. But now we have some decisions to make, says Jennifer Lipman
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Again, Corbyn has embarrassed himself
The great offices of our nation demand more than former backbenchers still clinging to personal grievances.
One Shabbat can be life-transforming
Any experience of keeping Shabbat can have a transformative effect, argues Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum, ahead of Shabbat UK
Friday, October 20, 2017
Surprisingly Jewish — that’s the new-look Lib Dems
The JC's political editor Marcus Dysch turns his attention to the often-neglected third force in Parliament. And finds a good deal of Jewish interest...
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Single-sex ruling does not make singular sense
There is a delicate balance to be struck between allowing faiths to maintain their own traditions and ensuring children are educated to be part of mainstream British life, writes Daniel Finkelstein
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