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Rabbi Joseph Dweck
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Orthodox must heed call for unity over Dweck

The way in which some of Rabbi Dweck’s critics, including senior rabbinic ones, conducted themselves damaged not only the rabbinate, but the entire image of Orthodox Judaism, writes Rabbi Dr Michael Harris.

Rabbi Dr Michael Harris

Yesterday, 12:01

Orthodox must heed call for unity over Dweck
  • Claudia Winkleman, the BBC's top-earning female broadcaster (AP)
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    Are Jews an ethnic minority

    A BBC report said there was no one from an ethnic background among the top-earning broadcasters. But was it right?

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Are Jews an ethnic minority
  • Rabbis Joseph Dweck and Ephraim Mirvis, pictured at the Sephardi Rabbis Conference at Lauderdale Road Synagogue in 2015
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    'We must stand together'

    Rabbi Mirvis gives his response to the Dweck affair - and says he's been appalled by some of the conduct we have witnessed in our community.

    Chief Rabbi Mirvis

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    'We must stand together'
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    Time to spike the terrorists’ guns

    Terror organisation Hezbollah has consistently rejected any notion of separate “wings” yet the group is not completely proscribed under current UK law.

    James Mendelsohn

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    Time to spike the terrorists’ guns
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    All a rabbi really has is his reputation'

    Rabbi Walter Rothschild, a British minister who found his name on the recent 'blacklist' of rabbis explains how he felt.

    Rabbi Walter Rothschild

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    All a rabbi really has is his reputation'
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    A community slow to change

    The history of Jewish women can shed new light on the history of Jewish men, and the community as a whole, writes Dr Anne Summers

    Dr Anne Summers

    Monday, July 10, 2017

    A community slow to change
  • Rabbi Dweck has been in the spotlight for almost two months since his comments on gay love (Photo: Blake Ezra)
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    Orthodoxy's identity crisis

    The rabbinic melodrama surrounding Rabbi Dweck does not come as a surprise. It is, however, a painful reminder of the poor state of British Orthodox Jewry.

    Chanan Atlas

    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Orthodoxy's identity crisis
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    Paddington Bear: his secret Jewish heritage

    Paddington is one of the best-loved characters in children’s literature. But did you know he was Jewish? Susan Reuben explains...

    Susan Reuben

    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Paddington Bear: his secret Jewish heritage
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    London’s 24 hours of hate

    The Prime Minister says tackling extremism would “require some difficult and often embarrassing conversations.” It might need more than that.

    John Ware

    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    London’s 24 hours of hate