Don’t forget our heroes
Sephardic Jews are not without heroes. Ignoring them leaves us poorer, writes Ben Judah
Orthodoxy should be able to evolve
Our past is being denied to us
Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll
May aide's departure is a significant loss
Keep an eye on these MPs
Same old Middle East debate? Maybe not
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
Thursday, July 20, 2017
The outcome of the contests to elect new chairs of nearly 30 Commons select committees is revealing.
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
Now we're fighting, not for the Kotel, but over it
No one can take this Wall down. Some want to claim ownership. But no one can own the right to another person’s longings
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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.
Friday, July 14, 2017
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
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?
We still need local scrutiny
Should there be a levy on the big social media companies to fund local and investigative journalism? David Byers thinks there should.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Belonging to a shul matters
The standard assumption about why this has happened is that former members have simply lost interest. But is this true, asks Jonathan Boyd.
We can handle uncertainty
The Jewish approach is never to hide under the blankets and hope that difficult and uncertain times pass, writes Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum
Monday, July 3, 2017
We need to look at the big picture
There are rumblings that Charedi Jews need to start taking more responsibility for community affairs. But recent events in Israel show just what a double-edged sword that could turn out to be.
Can the Germans now teach us?
David Aaronovitch writes from the Bavarian Alps on the lessons we could learn from Europe's history
Friday, June 30, 2017
Attacks on Dweck betray the spirit of Maimonides
Those wanting to silence Rabbi Dweck want the Jews of the Spanish and Portuguese Congregation to be silent too.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Tories don’t want May to stay, but they don’t w...
Youth vote matters in Judaism
The United Synagogue could learn from Jeremy Corbyn's successes, says Jennifer Lipman
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Dangers of stringent modesty
In a segment of society where women’s health cannot be discussed, how are women supposed to discover the need for the preventative care that can save their lives, asks Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll
Monday, June 26, 2017
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