Schools pay the price for the failings of others
They have defined the problem as one of general cultural differences but the problem has arisen where children are taught to hate western society and to aspire to replace it, writes Melanie Phillips.
When a conspiracy is not a conspiracy
It’s astonishing that the left should fawn over such a currency speculator as George Soros, writes Melanie Phillips.
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
Heroic detective work that strengthens identity
Tzohar’s real purpose is to redeem and unify the Jewish people within Israel, writes Melanie Phillips
This demonisation is fundamentally anti-Jew
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
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
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
Bigotry is not free but costly
What matters is the assumptions that lead people to tolerate the intolerable, writes Melanie Phillips.
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.
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