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Outrage as SOAS invites Hizbollah-linked speaker

Jewish groups have attacked plans to bring a Hizbollah-linked journalist to Britain for a conference on Islam.

Marcus Dysch

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Outrage as SOAS invites Hizbollah-linked speaker
  • Natan Sharansky: former Israel deputy prime minister
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    Pioneering move to fight race hate

    Experts from around the world hammer out groundbreaking document aiming to clamp down on antisemitism worldwide

    Leon Symons

    Thursday, February 19, 2009

    Pioneering move to fight race hate
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    British MEPs meet Hamas

    British lawmakers have met Hamas officials during a visit to Gaza.

    Jonathan Kalmus And Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, February 19, 2009

    British MEPs meet Hamas
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    Community backing for Fair Trade

    The first national campaign launches next week to persuade Jews to buy fair trade goods.

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, February 19, 2009

    Community backing for Fair Trade
  • Defensive: the National Theatre’s Nick Hytner (Photo: John Rifkin)
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    National's Hytner says no censorship

    The director of the National Theatre has defended two plays which have drawn criticism for perceived antisemitic and racist undertones.

    Marcus Dysch

    Thursday, February 19, 2009

    National's Hytner says no censorship
  • Avigdor Lieberman, leader of Yisrael Beiteinu, toasts success at the party’s Jerusalem headquarters
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    Lieberman's success horrifies UK leaders

    The electoral success of Avigdor Lieberman’s right-wing party, Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel, Our Home) in Tuesday’s Israeli elections has caused consternation among British Jews.

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, February 12, 2009

    Lieberman's success horrifies UK leaders
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    Burglar gets his very own eruv

    A Manchester eruv may still be under discussion but one local burglar has got his own, all to himself. One catch — he is not allowed to use it.

    Jonathan Kalmus

    Thursday, February 12, 2009

    Burglar gets his very own eruv
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    Outrage over 'demonising' play for Gaza

    A 10-minute play about the history of Israel by the playwright Caryl Churchill has been condemned as antisemitic.

    Leon Symons

    Thursday, February 12, 2009

    Outrage over 'demonising' play for Gaza
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    Solicitor close to forcing release of report on...

    The BBC is under new pressure to publish a five-year-old report into the fairness of its Middle East coverage after a decision this week by the Law Lords.

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, February 12, 2009

    Solicitor close to forcing release of report on...
  • Rowan Laxton: suspended from his post on the South Asia desk
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    Foreign Office man arrested over 'racism'

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office remained tight-lipped this week after the arrest of a senior official for an alleged antisemitic outburst.

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, February 12, 2009

    Foreign Office man arrested over 'racism'