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What’s it in for Newmark?

Corbyn’s revolutionary politics surprises no one, of course. But I was genuinely flabbergasted to see Jeremy Newmark — the sensible, centre-left, head of the Jewish Labour Movement — standing in my constituency of Finchley and Golders Green, writes David Byers.

David Byers

Friday, May 26, 2017

What’s it in for Newmark?
  • The Conservative manifesto did not include a single reference to Israel, or to tackling antisemitism in Britain (Photo: PA)
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    What do the manifestos mean?

    The publication of the main parties' election manifestos this week leave so many questions

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    What do the manifestos mean?
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    Admit it: there’s no Jewish vote

    Like everyone, Jews have always voted for different parties and along different lines, writes Jennifer Lipman

    Jennifer Lipman

    Monday, May 15, 2017

    Admit it: there’s no Jewish vote
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    The big apple smoked tacos

    Why can't the London or Manchester kosher food scene be more like New York's, asks Stephen Rosenthal

    Stephen Rosenthal

    Friday, May 12, 2017

    The big apple smoked tacos
  • Ukip leader Paul Nuttall (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Ukip collapse benefits Tories

    Ukip was never a sensible or moral home for Jewish voters, and its impending demise will be welcomed by many in our community

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Ukip collapse benefits Tories
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    This is why I didn’t make aliyah

    Jonathan Boyd considered making aliyah when he was younger, but the stability of London has kept him there. Why?

    Jonathan Boyd

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    This is why I didn’t make aliyah
  • A Menorah on Willi Brandt square in Warsaw, Poland, site of the former ghetto
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    We must not remain indifferent

    Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum was moved by sharing in the experience of the younger generation who took part in the March of the Living

    Yoni Birnbaum

    Sunday, May 7, 2017

    We must not remain indifferent
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    Corbyn must lose — for our sake

    There will be a time for people to go back to Labour, but that time isn’t now, writes Daniel Finkelstein

    Daniel Finkelstein

    Friday, May 5, 2017

    Corbyn must lose — for our sake
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    This is a right 
hum-mess

    To me, this was like the horse meat scandal all over again — Jews, and their funny dietary ways, had dodged a bullet, writes Abigail Radnor

    Abigail Radnor

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    This is a right 
hum-mess
  • Rhea Wolfson will stand as a Labour candidate in Livingston in June
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    Future promise for Labour Jews

    There is a fascinating irony on the fringes of the Labour Party’s apparent impending implosion.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Future promise for Labour Jews
  • The Dead Sea, Israel
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    The view is full of hope and beauty

    Show me a picture of the Israeli countryside and I’ll tell you what season it is, writes Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll

    Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    The view is full of hope and beauty
  • The recent conference at Cork University questioned Israel's right to exist
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    Bigotry is not free but costly

    What matters is the assumptions that lead people to tolerate the intolerable, writes Melanie Phillips.

    Melanie Phillips

    Friday, April 28, 2017

    Bigotry is not free but costly
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    Fish fingers and frustration

    Fed up yet? It might be called a “snap” general election but, if the first 10 days of this campaign are anything to go by, the next few weeks could be short on action.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Fish fingers and frustration
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    Ken could be the final straw

    Ken was my MP for years. I voted for him. He wasn’t the most likeable man on the planet but he did some great things. It is all marred for me now, writes Tracy-Ann Oberman.

    Tracy Ann Oberman

    Monday, April 24, 2017

    Ken could be the final straw