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Perhaps we should mourn the festivity that was taken away from us, just as we mourn the deaths and suffering that occurred during that festival. JewThink solicited contributions from British Jews reflecting on their experiences of the festival. Let us remember these ruptures even as we try and come to terms with the wider rupture.
Keith Kahn-Harris explores how his inability to tolerate the touch of velvet shaped his experience of growing up Jewish.
Keith Kahn-Harris explains how highlighting the diversity of British Jews through photography raises some uncomfortable issues
Two recently-published books try and educate the left against antisemitism. Will they succeed?
The May 2021 conflagration in Israel/Palestine has raised painful issues of resilience in the UK Jewish community.
A couple of new antisemitism definitions have ridden into town. Keith Kahn-Harris girds his loins.
Why rejecting David Miller’s antisemitism also requires rejecting the flatland he inhabits.
Continuing our series, Keith Kahn-Harris revisits Jews & Sex from a more sociological standpoint. Featured image: The Naughty Jewish Boys Calendar In 2018, American Jewry became embroiled in the then-current ‘#MeToo’ movement when multiple allegations of sexual harassment by the prominent sociologist of Jewish life Steven M. Cohen were made public. Cohen did not contest […]
The death of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks has provoked a great deal of sadness, that is all the more striking given how much the US election dominated everyone’s attention the weekend that he died. That sadness seems to be widely shared across the British Jewish community. On my social media feeds, it seems that as […]
The worst the weather is on Sukkot, the more perfect the festival is