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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

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Ken could be the final straw
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    I can’t wait for those robots

    A report released this month by PwC predicted that 40 per cent of American jobs would be replaced by automation by the early 2030s.

    David Byers

    Friday, April 14, 2017

    I can’t wait for those robots
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    A continental shift in population

    150 years ago, only about 10 per cent of world Jewry did not live in Europe. Today, only about 10 per cent of world Jewry remains there.

    Jonathan Boyd

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    A continental shift in population
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    More nights like this, please

    Seder has somehow become the canvas on which we can paint our own picture of our Exodus, writes Stephen Rosenthal

    Stephen Rosenthal

    Sunday, April 9, 2017

    More nights like this, please
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    Terrorists’ lethal weapon: fear

    Being confident of our own identity as Jews should always be something we feel proud to do, writes Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum

    Yoni Birnbaum

    Friday, April 7, 2017

    Terrorists’ lethal weapon: fear
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    The empathy of Yevtushenko

    Babi Yar was not a disappearance into a far-off and imaginable “resettlement camp” but one of the biggest of myriad mass-murders carried out close to large conurbations in almost full view of local populations

    David Aaronovitch

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    The empathy of Yevtushenko
  • Ken Livingstone outside his Labour NCC hearing in central London (Photo: PA)
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    Consequences of Livingstone's case

    The publicity around Mr Livingstone’s hearing and its outcome has given carte blanche to those with antisemitic views

    Marcus Dysch

    Wednesday, April 5, 2017

    Consequences of Livingstone's case
  • This sign - which caused strong reactions in and outside the Jewish community - appears to have had no ill intent
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    Don’t sweat the small stuff

    We live in a time when most people, more perhaps than any other point in history, recognise prejudice and consider it unacceptable, writes Jennifer Lipman

    Jennifer Lipman

    Monday, April 3, 2017

    Don’t sweat the small stuff
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    School choice is an illusion

    The system is set up to make parents think that they have a choice about secondary schools, writes Miriam Shaviv

    Miriam Shaviv

    Friday, March 31, 2017

    School choice is an illusion
  • Theresa May's triggering of Article 50 is the moment for the Jewish community to wake-up to the implications of Brexit (Photo: Getty Images)
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    This is your Brexit wake-up call

    The impact of the referendum result is being felt just as keenly in the Jewish community as it is around the rest of the country

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, March 30, 2017

    This is your Brexit wake-up call
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    We are leaving women in limbo

    There are good people working on solutions to agunot and more. We need to use them, writes Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll

    Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll

    Thursday, March 30, 2017

    We are leaving women in limbo
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    We need visionary storytellers

    Passover challenges each of us to re-create history and make history. It reminds us that great leaders inspire, writes Erica Brown

    Erica Brown

    Monday, March 27, 2017

    We need visionary storytellers
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    Good ideas and good practice

    Judaism has always been changing. The customs and practices that some argue can never be changed are all derived from some previous changes, says Daniel Finkelstein

    Daniel Finkelstein

    Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Good ideas and good practice
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    Donald Trump is no antisemite

    I don’t use my columns to criticise remarks made by a colleague.However, since Jonathan Freedland singled me out for wrong-headedness I fear I must reply.

    Melanie Phillips

    Monday, March 20, 2017

    Donald Trump is no antisemite
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    My evening with Jeremy Corbyn

    The scenes inside Jeremy Corbyn’s “diverse communities media reception” last Wednesday night left a lot to be desired

    Marcus Dysch

    Friday, March 17, 2017

    My evening with Jeremy Corbyn