Tag Archives: Brexit

Good News Friday

We’ve had another difficult week in the family (someone in hospital, but hopefully coming home in a couple of days), but davka because of that I feel the need to post a Good News Friday installment. This week’s installment is … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson is Britain’s new PM

Theresa May officially stepped down yesterday as Britain’s Prime Minister and Boris Johnson took over. Theresa May’s final PMQ’s session in Parliament included this great dig at Jeremy Corbyn, which was supported by Ian Austin, a former Labour MP! 2. … Continue reading

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Elections silly season

It is election season in Israel with all the attendant empty promises, scandals, and political jockeying. Bayit Yehudi head and Education Minister Naftali Bennett took his deputy, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, and left the party, forming a new party simply … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The view from the UK – it could be worse

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb.  After the Brexit vote, and against the background of continuing Labour antisemitism scandals, I asked him if he could bring us “the view from over there”, particularly from the viewpoint of … Continue reading

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Brexit Indeed! They’re out!

After a nail-biting sleepless night, the results are in – and Britain is out! By a slim majority of 52-48% the British public voted to leave the EU. Following this result, David Cameron announced his resignation, to take place in … Continue reading

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Brexit – is it good for the Jews or bad?

Voting in the referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Union or break away (i.e. “Brexit”) is well under way in Britain as I write these words, though the results won’t be known until much later tonight or … Continue reading

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