Category Archives: Academia

Good news from Britain

I have devoted many posts to the rising antisemitism in Britain, and particularly in the Labour Party, so it is both a relief and a pleasure to note the change in atmosphere since Theresa May became Prime Minister after the … Continue reading

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Disgusting display of anti-Israel violence and thuggery at UCL

An utterly outrageous display of anti-Israel bigotry took place last week in what should have been a “safe place” (to quote the favourite phrase of modern progressives) for Jews: University College London (UCL). Hen Mazzig, a pro-Israel activist who works … Continue reading

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The four victims of the Tel Aviv terror attack

The four victims of the Sarona shooting attack were named earlier today: The four victims of Wednesday night’s shooting attack in central Tel Aviv have been named as 41-year-old Ido Ben-Ari of Ramat Gan; Ilana Naveh, 39, of Tel Aviv; Ben Gurion University … Continue reading

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Antisemitism on British campuses from both student and teachers’ unions

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published in the Algemeiner.) Antisemitism on British campuses recently became entangled with the scandal of antisemitism in the Labour Party, to the extent that even the non-Jewish student chairman of the … Continue reading

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The Jews and Israelis who back BDS

There once was a time when you might have thought there is a typo in the headline, but nowadays we all know the sad truth. Astonishingly, there are Jews both in the Diaspora and within Israel who promote, encourage or … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Shabbat is approaching and with it, some relief from the annoyances of the usual everyday news. Talking of which, I will not be writing about the cabinet reshuffle, with all its associated politicking and analyses, until after Shabbat (bli neder). … Continue reading

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