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Doctrinaires and their divine job description

Did God speak in 1869?

David Aaronovitch

Wed, 15:48

Doctrinaires and their divine job description
  • The Prime Minister entertained Jewish guests at what is thought to have been the first ever Rosh Hashanah reception at Downing Street
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    Now even Sir Vince says he is our friend

    Theresa May welcomed volunteers and Holocaust survivors at Downing Street, while the new Lib Dem leader attempted to woo Mark Regev.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Now even Sir Vince says he is our friend
  • The JLC delegation meets Theresa May in Number Ten
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    Proof we are valued at the top table

    Often regarded as a jolly boys’ outing for the pale, male financial backers of the Jewish Leadership Council, the annual meeting with the Prime Minister at Downing Street now has a new-found importance.

    Marcus Dysch

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    Proof we are valued at the top table
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with US President Donald Trump East Room of the White House
    Columnists

    Cult of Bibi is damaging

    How would Washington Zionism cope with an Israel without Bibi? Ben Judah thinks it could have a positive outcome.

    Ben Judah

    Thursday, September 7, 2017

    Cult of Bibi is damaging
  • Columnists

    Beware of fishy survey methods

    Researching Jews, like researching any small, geographically skewed, hard-to-reach group, is an incredibly difficult thing to do, writes Jonathan Boyd

    Jonathan Boyd

    Monday, September 4, 2017

    Beware of fishy survey methods
  • Talk was more of Betty from shul than Betty Friedan, but that didn't hold Radnor back
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    Feminism starts in the home

    The women in Abigail Radnor's family taught her gobbiness, strength and to stand tall.

    Abigail Radnor

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    Feminism starts in the home
  • 'Unlike the far-right, the left controls the culture' - Jeremy Corbyn makes a guest appearance at the Glastonbury Festival
    Columnists

    The greater danger is on the left

    Despite fears about what is happening on the right, the left is currently much more dangerous, not only to Jews but to the west in general, writes Melanie Phillips

    Melanie Phillips

    Thursday, August 31, 2017

    The greater danger is on the left
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    The wedding dance of death

    A fake Jewish wedding was staged in a Polish village recently. Jonathan Freedland says it is a macabre way of remembering the lost.

    Jonathan Freedland

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    The wedding dance of death
  • Israelis participate in the annual gay pride parade in Jerusalem, Aug 3, 2017.
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    Tide is already turning

    Miriam Shaviv writes of a a small but significant sign of the sea change in attitudes to gay people in the Israeli Orthodox sector

    Miriam Shaviv

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Tide is already turning
  • The Duke of Edinburgh attends the Captain General's Parade at his final individual public engagement, at Buckingham Palace.
    Columnists

    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