Judaism

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‘A small victory against erasure’: the three minutes that bring an exterminated Jewish past to life
A new documentary extends 200 seconds of home-movie footage shot in Poland in 1938 into a forensic examination of a community obliterated by the Nazis

Jonathan Freedland

24, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Penny Wong says timing of Australia’s reversal on West Jerusalem ‘regrettable’
Foreign affairs minister admits poor timing of announcement on Jewish holiday and promises never to play politics on the issue

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

20, Oct, 2022 @3:56 AM

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Jewish groups blindsided by Labor’s reversal of recognition of West Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Prominent Jewish community leaders in Australia say Albanese government’s withdrawal of recognition ‘a gratuitous insult’ – but criticism is not universal

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

18, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘It’s driven by fear’: Ukrainians and Russians with Jewish roots flee to Israel
A new wave of Ukrainian Jews and around one in eight Russian Jews has ‘made aliyah’, or emigrated, to Israel

Bethan McKernan and Quique Kierszenbaum in Jerusalem

16, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Jews. In Their Own Words review – appalling revelations in a gallop through centuries of bigotry
Jonathan Freedland has turned 180,000 words drawn from interviews into a potent verbatim play about antisemitism and the blindspots of liberal institutions. The results feel urgent – but is its remit simply too large?

Arifa Akbar

28, Sep, 2022 @10:59 PM

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Antisemitism claims at the Royal Court theatre | Letters
Letters: Caryl Churchill and Dominic Cooke defend the play Seven Jewish Children, and John Pelling recalls plays by Arnold Wesker and Bernard Kops

Letters

22, Sep, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Once even Jews would utter the word ‘Jew’ in a whisper. Now it is up in lights
The fate of Jewish people is to be seen through a lens clouded by centuries of myth and imaginings. For a new play, I spoke to 12 British Jews whose stories illustrate the painful – and even bloody – consequences

Jonathan Freedland

21, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Britain’s faith leaders pay tribute to Queen’s devoted life of service
Representatives of Muslim, Jewish, Sikh and Hindu communities offer condolences after monarch’s death

Aamna Mohdin

09, Sep, 2022 @10:31 AM

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Broken Jewish tombstones used to pave Czech square made into memorial
Monument commemorates desecration of Jewish cemeteries under former communist regime

Robert Tait in Prague

07, Sep, 2022 @4:36 PM

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Jewish remains found in Norwich well were medieval pogrom victims – study
Advances in DNA analysis enabled researchers to identify victims and sequence oldest genomes from Jewish individuals

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

30, Aug, 2022 @3:00 PM

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It’s time we woke up to Liz Truss’s crass delusions | Letters
Letters: The Tory leadership candidate should focus on real-life existential threats rather than undermining civil servants, say Rupert Huxter and Amanda Power, while Vivienne Jackson condemns her interpretation of ‘Jewish’ values

Letters

14, Aug, 2022 @5:14 PM

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Liz Truss accused of offensive remarks about Jewish people and civil service
Tory said ‘woke’ civil service beset by ‘creeping antisemitism’ and praised business and family unit as Jewish values

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

12, Aug, 2022 @4:29 PM

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