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Miriam Shaviv

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Corbyn should not have lit the Chanukiah

Miriam Shaviv argues that the Labour leader should not be invited at all to Jewish community events.

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Corbyn should not have lit the Chanukiah
Columnists

Growing up should be about helping others

We should encourage our youngsters to make volunteering a standard, basic part of their bat- or bar-mitzvah year, writes Miriam Shaviv.

Friday, November 10, 2017
Growing up should be about helping others
Columnists

When every issue is a battle...

Orthodox feminists were hugely shocked last week, when Elana Sztokman, formerly Executive Director of America’s Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, made a momentous decision

Thursday, September 28, 2017
When every issue is a battle...
Israelis participate in the annual gay pride parade in Jerusalem, Aug 3, 2017.
Columnists

Tide is already turning

Miriam Shaviv writes of a a small but significant sign of the sea change in attitudes to gay people in the Israeli Orthodox sector

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Tide is already turning
Columnists

We need to look at the big picture

There are rumblings that Charedi Jews need to start taking more responsibility for community affairs. But recent events in Israel show just what a double-edged sword that could turn out to be.

Monday, July 3, 2017
We need to look at the big picture
We should stop talking about King David, argues Shaviv
Columnists

Israel must change its message

Stop with the biblical comparisons and move on, writes Miriam Shaviv

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Israel must change its message
Columnists

School choice is an illusion

The system is set up to make parents think that they have a choice about secondary schools, writes Miriam Shaviv

Friday, March 31, 2017
School choice is an illusion
Columnists

Trump is no one’s friend

The President only cares about himself, writes Miriam Shaviv

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Trump is no one’s friend
Delegates at the JOFA conference.
Features

Orthodox women rabbis? It’s a certainty

What next for Orthodox feminists? Miriam Shaviv reports from New York.

Monday, January 30, 2017
Orthodox women rabbis? It’s a certainty
Columnists

Miriam Shaviv: All control is now remote

The real issue for the American Jewish community is not whether Kushner is good or bad for the Jews. It’s that the Jewish establishment has lost control of its relationship with the administration.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Miriam Shaviv: All control is now remote