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Palestinian Muslim worshippers attend Friday noon prayer near the Dome of the Rock mosque in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound
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Love and lies on Temple Mount

Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll

Mon, 14:56

Love and lies on Temple Mount
  • The Duke of Edinburgh attends the Captain General's Parade at his final individual public engagement, at Buckingham Palace.
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    When it’s time to step down

    There is a time when leaders must step down, when they age out of being responsive to the needs of their constituents, or it’s time to give someone else a try.

    Erica Brown

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    When it’s time to step down
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    Stereotypes aren’t always true

    Heaven knows I prefer philosemitism to antisemitism, but only in the sense that I’d prefer dog mess on my shoe to dog mess in my dinner, writes David Aaronovitch.

    David Aaronovitch

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Stereotypes aren’t always true
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    Here’s a place for all of us

    It’s fair to say that, when conceived, there were doubts about creating a US-style Jewish community centre in London, but these have been overcome for Jennifer Lipman.

    Jennifer Lipman

    Monday, August 7, 2017

    Here’s a place for all of us
  • Columnists

    About The Mooch and Me

    Stephen Rosenthal realises he has quite a lot in common with former White House press secretary Anthony Scaramucci

    Stephen Rosenthal

    Thursday, August 3, 2017

    About The Mooch and Me
  • Columnists

    We must ask these three questions

    The potential for Jews to be seen as stereotypes is only likely to grow, with all the perils that entails

    Jonathan Boyd

    Thursday, August 3, 2017

    We must ask these three questions
  • Columnists

    Are shuls catering for all members?

    There is one thing which remains entirely constant for every shul member. That is the fact that they are unique individuals, with unique hopes, dreams, doubts and aspirations, writes Yoni Birnbaum.

    Yoni Birnbaum

    Monday, July 31, 2017

    Are shuls catering for all members?
  • J.F.R. Jacob pays his respects to the martyrs of the war during a function in Kolkata on December 16, 2012.
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    Don’t forget our heroes

    Sephardic Jews are not without heroes. Ignoring them leaves us poorer, writes Ben Judah

    Ben Judah

    Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Don’t forget our heroes
  • Rabbis Joseph Dweck and Ephraim Mirvis, pictured at the Sephardi Rabbis Conference at Lauderdale Road Synagogue in 2015
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    Orthodoxy should be able to evolve

    The condemnation of Rabbi Dweck is a grotesque insult to many of our friends and family who are gay and an attack on civic equality, writes Daniel Finkelstein

    Daniel Finkelstein

    Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Orthodoxy should be able to evolve
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    Our past is being denied to us

    I don’t know of another nation whose history and connection to its land is being erased in a concerted campaign to deny its rights, culture, land, and holy sites, writes Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll.

    Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll

    Monday, July 24, 2017

    Our past is being denied to us
  • Columnists

    Macron indulges his audiences

    Macron tells audiences what they want to hear. But he is not a reliable defender of the Jewish people, writes Melanie Phillips

    Melanie Phillips

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Macron indulges his audiences
  • Tom Tugendhat will chair the Foreign Affairs Select Committee
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    Keep an eye on these MPs

    The outcome of the contests to elect new chairs of nearly 30 Commons select committees is revealing.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Keep an eye on these MPs
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    An ‘actual Jewish wife’ writes

    Not all of us are at home waiting to cook our husband’s meal. They do occasionally let us out of the shtetl to forge careers of our own, writes Abigail Radnor

    Abigail Radnor

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    An ‘actual Jewish wife’ writes
  • Emily Thornberry landed a number of blows on the Tories (Photo: PA)
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    Same old Middle East debate? Maybe not

    That the government itself sought a debate on Israel and the Palestinians may be an indication of Tory intentions to take the matter seriously over the next year or two.

    Marcus Dysch

    Friday, July 14, 2017

    Same old Middle East debate? Maybe not
  • Omid Djalili (Tevye) Tracy-Ann Oberman (Golde) and Company in Chichester Festival Theatre's Fiddler on the Roof
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    This is your story, and mine

    She had never appeared in a musical before, so why was Tracy-Ann Oberman determined to take the part of Golde in Fiddler on the Roof?

    Tracy Ann Oberman

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    This is your story, and mine
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    Fake news can damage us all

    What is real and what is fake? We will always have our own opinions, but are we destined never to agree on a common set of facts?

    Jonathan Freedland

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Fake news can damage us all