‘An old-fashioned fascist technique’ – Benny Begin

‘An old-fashioned fascist technique’ – Benny Begin

Right-wing MKs flog ‘fascist’ group for ‘outing’ lefty artists – The Times of Israel 28.01.16 Im Tirtzu blasted over campaign listing members of Israel’s cultural elite who have expressed support for left-wing causes. Benny Begin: ‘Singling out so-called...
Skullcap, kippah, or yarmulke?

Skullcap, kippah, or yarmulke?

Skullcap, kippah (or kipah), yarmulke – Philologos – Mosaic 27.01.16 Three different words, all in one short paragraph, for the same round Jewish head covering. Are they interchangeable? Not quite.                                                                      ...
EU appoints coordinator for combating antisemitism

EU appoints coordinator for combating antisemitism

Q&A: EU Anti-Semitism Envoy Katharina von Schnurbein – Thomas Siurkus – Moment January/February 2016 Katharina von Schnurbein was appointed in December 2015 to the EU’s newly created post of coordinator for combatting antisemitism. In this interview she lays...
How Hillel can reformulate its ‘Israel Guidelines’

How Hillel can reformulate its ‘Israel Guidelines’

Right to debate: Hillel’s ‘Israel Guidelines’ cause a stir – Daniel Treiman – Tablet Magazine 26.01.16 Students and prominent academics are speaking out against Hillel International’s guidelines that police conversations about Israel on campus. Their concerns...