Tag Archives: Britain

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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Ken Livingstone unapologetic at Parliamentary hearing on antisemitism

In the wake of the Labour Party antisemitism scandal, on Tuesday the House of Commons held an inquiry into antisemitism, at which witnesses appeared both from the Jewish Community and Ken Livingstone himself, the former Mayor of London who was … 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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Howard Jacobson on anti-Zionism: “It’s chutzpah with blood on it”

The renowned British Jewish writer and columnist Howard Jacobson, famous for coining the term “as-a-Jew” or “ASHamed Jews”, was interviewed by the BBC’s Chris Cook on the subject of the intersection of antisemitism and anti-Zionism. Jacobson was very hard-hitting and … Continue reading

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The Left and its “anti-Zionism-not-antisemitism problem”

Before I start I want to make clear, in case the sarcasm in my headline doesn’t come through clearly, that I consider anti-Zionism to be indeed antisemitism. Following yesterday’s post on Labour’s woes with its anti-Zionist-not-antisemitic members, today too, two … Continue reading

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