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Shame those who spread prejudice

Instead of protesting against antisemitic or anti-Israel propaganda - or worse, teaching - on campus, defenders of the Jewish people need to go on to the offensive

Thursday, January 4, 2018
Shame those who spread prejudice
Rabbi David Stav
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Heroic detective work that strengthens identity

Tzohar’s real purpose is to redeem and unify the Jewish people within Israel, writes Melanie Phillips

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Heroic detective work that strengthens identity
Lord Parry Mitchell
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This demonisation is fundamentally anti-Jew

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
This demonisation is fundamentally anti-Jew
'Unlike the far-right, the left controls the culture' - Jeremy Corbyn makes a guest appearance at the Glastonbury Festival
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The greater danger is on the left

Despite fears about what is happening on the right, the left is currently much more dangerous, not only to Jews but to the west in general, writes Melanie Phillips

Thursday, August 31, 2017
The greater danger is on the left
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Macron indulges his audiences

Macron tells audiences what they want to hear. But he is not a reliable defender of the Jewish people, writes Melanie Phillips

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Macron indulges his audiences
Migrants queueing at a distribution point inside the 'Jungle' camp for migrants and refugees in Calais
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Not all refugees are pure victims

While many Muslims are good people there is justifiable reason for alarm about aspects of Islam and the community, says Melanie Phillips

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Not all refugees are pure victims
The recent conference at Cork University questioned Israel's right to exist
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Bigotry is not free but costly

What matters is the assumptions that lead people to tolerate the intolerable, writes Melanie Phillips.

Friday, April 28, 2017
Bigotry is not free but costly
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Donald Trump is no antisemite

I don’t use my columns to criticise remarks made by a colleague.However, since Jonathan Freedland singled me out for wrong-headedness I fear I must reply.

Monday, March 20, 2017
Donald Trump is no antisemite
People watch ceremonies marking the Holocaust Remembrance Day, at the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising memorial in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, January 27, 2017.
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Shoah uniqueness is now taboo

Before shouting at Donald Trump for downplaying the Jewish catastrophe in Europe, the Jewish world should admit he has merely followed its lead, writes Melanie Phillips

Friday, February 3, 2017
Shoah uniqueness is now taboo
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Narrative is where you find fiction

The rate of attacks on Jews proportionate to their population strength is vastly greater than the rate of attacks on Muslims, our writer explains.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Narrative is where you find fiction