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David Aaronovitch

David Aaronovitch is a columnist for The Times.

Menashe Lustig as Menashe lights a yahrzeit candle
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Menashe’s surprising triumph over sectarianism

Can this film help to change perceptions, asks David Aaronovitch

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Menashe’s surprising triumph over sectarianism
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Shepping nachas from the joys of Yiddish

Forget other second languages, choose Yiddish, says David Aaronovitch

Monday, November 6, 2017
Shepping nachas from the joys of Yiddish
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Doctrinaires and their divine job description

Did God speak in 1869?

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Doctrinaires and their divine job description
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Stereotypes aren’t always true

Heaven knows I prefer philosemitism to antisemitism, but only in the sense that I’d prefer dog mess on my shoe to dog mess in my dinner, writes David Aaronovitch.

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Stereotypes aren’t always true
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Can the Germans now teach us?

David Aaronovitch writes from the Bavarian Alps on the lessons we could learn from Europe's history

Friday, June 30, 2017
Can the Germans now teach us?
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Sport and moral cowardice

Do sport and politics mix, asks David Aaronovitch

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Sport and moral cowardice
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The empathy of Yevtushenko

Babi Yar was not a disappearance into a far-off and imaginable “resettlement camp” but one of the biggest of myriad mass-murders carried out close to large conurbations in almost full view of local populations

Thursday, April 6, 2017
The empathy of Yevtushenko
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Behaviour to complain about

David Aaronovitch is concerned about the actions and attitudes of the most religious Jews

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Behaviour to complain about
Shai Masot was caught being indiscreet on camera
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A lobby is a lobby is a lobby

The first thing I was told when I started in journalism all that time ago and in all seriousness was “don’t upset the Catholics”. But no one ever talked about the Rome Lobby, writes David Aaronovitch

Monday, January 16, 2017
A lobby is a lobby is a lobby
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Corbyn, Castro and the fraternal toleration of ...

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Corbyn, Castro and the fraternal toleration of ...