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Reg Freeson
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Labour is repeating purges of the 1980s

If what Luciana Berger is experiencing seems like deja vu, that's because something very similar happened to fellow Jewish MP Reg Freeson over 30 years ago

Robert Philpot

14:30

Labour is repeating purges of the 1980s
  • 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

    Yesterday, 11:35

    '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

    Yesterday, 11:18

    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

    Tue, 13:46

    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
  • Jeremy Corbyn placing his own vote in the 2017 General Election
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    The Jewish vote? It's more complicated than that

    Is speculation about how Jewish votes may have contributed to the defeat of the Labour Party is a discussion which is really ‘good for the Jews’?

    Edie Friedman

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    The Jewish vote? It's more complicated than that
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    My encounters with the ‘shy Labour voters’

    'I was dragged away from the fishballs at Kinloss United by shy Labour Jews who were backing me in spite of (and because of) their shul chairman’s endorsement of my opponent.'

    jeremy Newmark

    Friday, June 16, 2017

    My encounters with the ‘shy Labour voters’