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Simon Rocker

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    British MEPs meet Hamas

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

    Jonathan Kalmus And Marcus Dysch

    British MEPs meet Hamas
  • 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

    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

    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

    Burglar gets his very own eruv
  • 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

    Foreign Office man arrested over 'racism'
  • Mother Ricarda, potential saint
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    Sainthood bid for nun who saved lives

    A little-known English nun who helped to hide Italian Jews from the Nazis in wartime Rome is being considered as a possible saint.

    Simon Caldwell

    Sainthood bid for nun who saved lives
  • In his column in the Jewish News, Rabbi Schochet called on readers to boycott the John Lewis ‘boycotters’
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    John Lewis quashes false boycott claim

    Department store John Lewis has moved to quash an allegation in a Jewish freesheet claiming that it was considering a boycott of Israel goods.

    Leon Symons

    John Lewis quashes false boycott claim