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Sir Vince Cable meets the Board’s Gillian Merron and Joel Salmon (left) and Mark Gardner of CST this week
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Surprisingly Jewish — that’s the new-look Lib Dems

The JC's political editor Marcus Dysch turns his attention to the often-neglected third force in Parliament. And finds a good deal of Jewish interest...

Marcus Dysch

Yesterday, 15:16

Surprisingly Jewish — that’s the new-look Lib Dems
  • It's time to ban the Hezbollah flags from the streets of our cities
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    New year, new political wish-list

    As the Commons chamber once again throbs with the cut-and-thrust of political discourse, here is my wish-list for the coming months of Westminster action

    Marcus Dysch

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    New year, new political wish-list
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    To see the good, we need to know one another

    There is a profound irony in the fact that we are closing ourselves off to others at exactly the same time as anxieties about antisemitism are rising, writes Jonathan Boyd

    Jonathan Boyd

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    To see the good, we need to know one another
  • British Jews must work out what exactly a Corbyn government would look like for our community (Photo: Getty)
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    We need a plan for Corbyn the PM

    The prospect of the “absolute boy” pulling up outside Number 10 in that sleek Prime Ministerial Jaguar and walking through the front door is no longer as utterly bonkers as it previously seemed.

    Marcus Dysch

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    We need a plan for Corbyn the PM
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    Voices from the Vietnam War are still relevant

    There is no more appropriate time than the Days of Awe to absorb and reflect on The Vietnam War, writes Erika Dreifus in her View from the USA

    Erika Dreifus

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Voices from the Vietnam War are still relevant
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    When every issue is a battle...

    Orthodox feminists were hugely shocked last week, when Elana Sztokman, formerly Executive Director of America’s Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, made a momentous decision

    Miriam Shaviv

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    When every issue is a battle...
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    Farce and hatred hand in hand at #Lab17

    Tuesday morning's row on the conference floor over how Labour will challenge and punish Jew-hatred was in equal parts shambolic and frightening.

    Marcus Dysch

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    Farce and hatred hand in hand at #Lab17
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    Labour's battle in Brighton

    The most likely flashpoint is the potential debate over possible party rule changes on antisemitism which were proposed by the Jewish Labour Movement.

    Marcus Dysch

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Labour's battle in Brighton
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    On these days we can all be proud to be Jewish

    The High Holy Days allow us to define our Jewish identity on our own terms, rather than through those that would be imposed upon us by others, writes Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum.

    Yoni Birnbaum

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    On these days we can all be proud to be Jewish
  • 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