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Trump is bulldozing hope for two states

Ben Reiff Just when you think he couldn’t possibly get any more arrogant, ignorant, careless, mindless, insolent, deluded, self-righteous, moronic, reckless, imprudent… Does he actively try to ...
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Meet the Candidate: Hannah Rose

There are three candidates vying to be the next President of the Union of Jewish Students. Zionish sent them each ten questions on the key – and not ...
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Meet the Candidate: Annie Cohen

There are three candidates vying to be the next President of the Union of Jewish Students. Zionish sent them each ten questions on the key – and not ...
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Meet the Candidate: Lawrence Rosenberg

There are three candidates vying to be the next President of the Union of Jewish Students. Zionish sent them each ten questions on the key – and not ...
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What is Hidden in Dimona?

Jonathan Shamir President Trump’s disdain for the Iran Nuclear Deal, the inflammatory exchanges with North Korea, and new pressure in Japan to respond to its volatile neighbour, ...
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For Umm al-Kheir, Awareness is Resistance- By Ben Reiff

Umm al-Kheir is under attack. You probably haven’t heard that the village has been on the receiving end of rocks thrown by settlers for more than 30 ...
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The Sensible Transgression of Fauda

Jonathan Shamir The symmetrical prostration of Muslim men against the backdrop of the acid-green carpeting. The serene cinematography is suddenly interrupted. An Arabic man in need of ...
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The Problem with Religion?

Ben Reiff The air over Jerusalem is saturated with prayers and dreams Like the air over industrial cities, It’s hard to breathe. – Yehuda Amichai, Ecology of ...
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A week with family and friends in Israel

Anonymous Jerusalem 11am Glossy orange bags of expensive coffee line the shelf. Underneath, the dreadlocked cashier tongs shiny sufganyot into paper parcels for Chanukah-giddy customers. We’re still ...
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Building Peace at Givat Haviva

Rose Vennin July 2015: As I am shown around the Givat Haviva campus in Northern Israel, I walk past a three-meter high wooden sculpture similar to a ...
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From Jerusalem to Damascus

Jonny Shamir When four Islamic State militants were neutralised and Israeli rockets were fired at targets in Syria last month, Israeli state officials were typically laconic. The ...
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The Centre-Left Candidate: A Response

Adam Schapira In their analysis of this UJS election, Bz Gilinsky and Ella Taylor argue that there is no centre-left candidate. I am on the right, they ...
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UJS Elections: Who should get the progressive vote?

Ella Taylor and Bz Gilinsky 2016 is the year of election drama, and if you are a Jewish student in the UK we are by no means ...
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A new generation is stepping forward – help us build Partners to Peace

Jonty Leibowitz Young Brits, Israelis and Palestinians are no longer willing to watch an older generation lead us down a path of violence, polarisation and a stalled ...
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Pride and Prejudice on Jerusalem Day March – But Mostly Prejudice

Ben Goldstein Jerusalem has become my adopted home over the past few months. Its stones, its people, its diversity, its history and its raw energy combine to ...
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Jewish Celebration Has Multiple Narratives, and Yom Haatzmaut Should Too

Amos Schonfield At Jewish weddings, the groom stamps on and smashes a glass. This custom has several meanings, and you may know the most familiar of them ...
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For Liberal Zionists, Israel Apartheid Week is Exhausting

Natasha Spreadborough Israel Apartheid Week strikes a significant chord with the Jewish community everywhere. As the cardboard, graffiti-covered walls and faux-checkpoints go up around university campuses, so ...
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A Conversation with a Falafel Vendor

Aaron Simons As I turned down towards Jerusalem’s Ben Hillel Street, a familiar scent floated through the air. “What would you like my friend?” Now I don’t ...
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