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Dr Keith Kahn-Harris is a senior lecturer at Leo Baeck College, runs the European Jewish Research Archive at the IJPR and is an Honorary Fellow of the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism at Birkbeck College. His most recent book is Strange Hate: Antisemitism, Racism and the Limits of Diversity (Repeater 2019).
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Heavy Metal and Renewal: Rosh Hashanah in the end times

How metal’s Christian apocalyptic sensibility can ground hope for a Jewish new year of renewal.

Left Out by Gabriel Pogrund and Patrick Maguire

The problem of love in Corbyn’s Labour Party: Reflections on Left Out

How Gabriel Pogrund and Patrick Maguire’s ‘Left Out’ shows how love was always a greater problem than hate in Corbyn’s Labour Party

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On Bournemouth beach

The boundary-crossing of Haredim on the beach.

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48 hours later: Now let’s confront our own hatefulness on Twitter.

Clearly, Twitter needs to change. The licence that allowed Wiley to continue with an antisemitic rant unimpeded for hours and days only highlights the persistent reluctance of the platform to prevent its use for hate, abuse and bullying. I don’t know whether a 48 hour Twitter silence is the most effective way of protesting, but […]

Flowers or Princess Diana's Funeral

What if nothing changes?

WiIl the impact of Covid-19 be as ephemeral as the impact of the death of Diana?

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