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Judge Barrington Black (centre) taking part in this year's AJEX parade. Photographed by his son.
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We need to safeguard the future of AJEX

Young people are the future of the community, and therefore the future of events like this. We must not let this opportunity and honour slip through our fingers.  

Stephanie Lipman

Mon, 15:33

We need to safeguard the future of AJEX
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    New transgender policy should be welcomed

    The Church of England's new guidelines on gender diversity should be embraced by the Jewish community

    Rabbi Laura Janner Klausner

    Friday, November 17, 2017

    New transgender policy should be welcomed
  • Screengrab from 'This Is Palestine'
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    Trócaire film falsehoods don't help anyone

    Decision-makers in government and in Trócaire should ask what humanitarian purpose is served by this film and by the organisations that it seeks to support, says Daniel Laufer

    Daniel Laufer

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Trócaire film falsehoods don't help anyone
  • Nationalists rally on Polish Independence Day last weekend, when antisemitic chants were heard from some demonstrators
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    Beware the dangers of complacency

    'Never again' means maintaining the challenge against the ideas which lead to genocide

    Claudia Mendoza

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Beware the dangers of complacency
  • Laura Janner Klausner, Andrew Dismore and Onjali Rauf (far left) at Kentish Town Farm, Mitzvah Day 2015
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    We will be working together on behalf of others

    Mitzvah Day is a call back to sanity, a call for two of the most persecuted groups in modern history to come together, writes Onjali Rauf, a young Muslim.

    Onjali Rauf

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    We will be working together on behalf of others
  • Emily Thornberry visits Kibbutz Eretz (Photo: Nitza Sarner)
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    There are a number of tipping points for Israel

    My recent visit to Israel taught me that it’s easy to look from the outside and just see a stalemate, but on the ground you can see things that could make a difference

    Emily Thornberry

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    There are a number of tipping points for Israel
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    How to prevent sexual harassment

    Every single incident of sexual harassment within the Jewish community is one too many, says Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum

    Yoni Birnbaum

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    How to prevent sexual harassment
  • Priti Patel
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    Israel puzzled by Patel affair

    In the Israeli system, Cabinet ministers often have informal meetings without civil service minders

    Arieh Kovler

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Israel puzzled by Patel affair
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    Balfour - why thank Britain?

    Given Britain's actions in the three decades after issuing the Balfour Declaration, does it really deserve thanks?

    Daniel Sugarman

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    Balfour - why thank Britain?
  • Olga's 'Yes' ballot in Barcelona
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    We guarded the ballot box with applause

    North London psychotherapist Olga Rabasso Newman went to back to Barcelona to vote in last month’s outlawed independence referendum. She recounts her experiences and reflects on the events that followed.

    Olga Rabasso Newman

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    We guarded the ballot box with applause