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Miriam Shaviv

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The future is not looking good for us

Almost unnoticed, the levels of antisemitism in politics and the public sphere which we are willing to put up with are rising,writes Miriam Shaviv

Friday, March 16, 2018
The future is not looking good for us
The Royal Castle in Warsaw after the German bombing of the city, September 1939
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We need a broader understanding of the past

Poland was occupied by both the Nazis and Soviets. Miriam Shaviv asks if we could, as Jews, be more understanding?

Thursday, February 1, 2018
We need a broader understanding of the past
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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