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Priti Patel during the annual service of remembrance at Witham War Memorial in Essex.
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Lobby groups face tricky future after fiasco

There are signs of hope and despair for the Conservative and Labour Friends of Israel groups

Marcus Dysch

Fri, 10:26

Lobby groups face tricky future after fiasco
  • 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

    Thu, 11:49

    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

    Thu, 08:49

    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
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    'Declaration was one of history’s greatest ever acts’

    As we celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, the current Earl of Balfour commemorates the famous letter from Arthur James Balfour to Lord Walter Rothschild

    Lord Balfour

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    'Declaration was one of history’s greatest ever acts’
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    … just another ordinary parasha

    The prevalence of sexual harassment and mistreatment isn't just a social media hashtag for this week — it has been going on since the time of Abraham

    Sarah Bronzite

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    … just another ordinary parasha