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Israel 1948, explained

Academic and historian Colin Shindler explains the four main stages of Israel's creation

Colin Shindler

15:27

Israel 1948, explained
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    Heritage scheme to save shuls

    Historian Simon Schama and broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky addressed  the formal launch of the Historic Synagogues of Europe project in the Speaker’s Rooms in Parliament

    Ben Weich

    Friday, February 9, 2018

    Heritage scheme to save shuls
  • Carolyn Hamilton
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    The children's champion

    Her father's plight as a child refugee from Nazi Germany inspired Carolyn Hamilton's career fighting for children's rights worldwide. Jennifer Lipman met her.

    Jennifer Lipman

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    The children's champion
  • Jonathan Arkush
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    Interview: Jonathan Arkush

    Jonathan Arkush tells Simon Rocker why he has decided not to stand for a second term as Board of Deputies president

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Interview: Jonathan Arkush
  • Laura Marks
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    BOD president: The potential candidates

    The president of the Board of Deputies took many members by surprise when he announced he was stepping down last Friday. Who could replace him? Read on...

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    BOD president: The potential candidates
  • Palestinian children from a poor neighbourhood in Gaza City
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    Gaza: what next?

    "It’s certainly the most metropolitan and sophisticated of Palestinian cities” says Donald Macintyre of Gaza City, subject of his new book. Jenni Frazer asked him why he chose to write it

    Jenni Frazer

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Gaza: what next?
  • Dita Kraus in her book-lined home in Israel
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    The librarian of Auschwitz

    At just 13 Dita Kraus was sent to Auschwitz, where a collection of tattered books saved her life. Nadine Wojakovski hears her account of survival against the odds

    Nadine Wojakovski

    Friday, January 26, 2018

    The librarian of Auschwitz
  • Marc Levy (right) with Andrew Gwynne, Labour MP for Denton and Reddish in Manchester
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    Taking the message to the regions

    Marc Levy is the JLC’s man in the North-West, while Miki Vyse has responsibility for Yorkshire and the East Coast.

    Marcus Dysch

    Friday, January 26, 2018

    Taking the message to the regions
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    The myth of Jewish power

    Beyond Balfour: Where did Western leaders get the notion that Jewry wields global influence?

    Yehuda Bauer

    Moshe Fox

    Thursday, January 25, 2018

    The myth of Jewish power
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    The simchah’s over

    David Robson marks the end of Neil Diamond's concert career with an appreciation of 'The Jewish Elvis'

    David Robson

    Wednesday, January 24, 2018

    The simchah’s over