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Jon Lansman's election to Labour's NEC represents the achievement of a life goal for the 60-year-old (Photo: PA)
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Far left has momentum to take over Labour

Political Editor Marcus Dysch assesses another tumultuous week for Jeremy Corbyn's party

Marcus Dysch

Thu, 11:10

Far left has momentum to take over Labour
  • Lucy Frazer is the only Jewish woman in the government
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    An underwhelming reshuffle

    While there were a few impressive appointments to the junior ranks the cabinet itself looks almost identical to the one in place at the end of 2017.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, January 11, 2018

    An underwhelming reshuffle
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    Shame those who spread prejudice

    Instead of protesting against antisemitic or anti-Israel propaganda - or worse, teaching - on campus, defenders of the Jewish people need to go on to the offensive

    Melanie Phillips

    Thursday, January 4, 2018

    Shame those who spread prejudice
  • Stella Creasy, the Labour MP for Walthamstow
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    Stella Creasy disappoints at Limmud

    The Walthamstow MP would not want my sympathy, but I feel for her and many others who now sit alongside her on Labour’s talented backbenches.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, January 4, 2018

    Stella Creasy disappoints at Limmud
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    A barmitzvah is a life lesson — at whatever age

    I’ve had barmitzvahs on my mind in 2017, whether hosting our own or acting as an unpaid Uber driver, ferrying Sam and his friends to or from someone else’s, writes Jonathan Freedland

    Jonathan Freedland

    Thursday, December 28, 2017

    A barmitzvah is a life lesson — at whatever age
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    How to meet the multicultural challenge

    There is a population in Britain that holds abnormally high levels of antisemitic sentiment, that already vastly outnumbers us, and is growing rapidly, writes Jonathan Boyd. How should we address this?

    Jonathan Boyd

    Friday, December 15, 2017

    How to meet the multicultural challenge
  • Kate Osamor and Jeremy Corbyn don't seem to be aligned on their approach to Israel boycotts...or are they? (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Labour’s confused BDS policy

    Jeremy Corbyn and the shadow cabinet may know the official stance, but they do not seem entirely clear on how the policy should be implemented

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Labour’s confused BDS policy
  • Around 700 people attended the event in Westminster (Photo: CFI)
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    Subdued CFI set to bounce back

    This did not appear to be a group preparing to skulk off to the sidelines during its annual lunch.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Subdued CFI set to bounce back
  • Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's First Minister, will light Edinburgh's giant menorah for the first time
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    Sturgeon sparks Chanukah pride

    As the season of goodwill approaches, how pleasing it is to bring positive news on the political front — and especially so from Scotland.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Sturgeon sparks Chanukah pride
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    Seeking out some light in a troubled world

    The upcoming Royal wedding is a bright spot in this year's stream of miserable news items; a bright spot we'll need going into next year

    Jennifer Lipman

    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Seeking out some light in a troubled world