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Oct 15, 2020, 5:33 PM
Covid-19 impact reinforces need to focus on young people’s mental health
JPR’s second report from their survey assessing Covid-19’s impact on UK Jewry addressed the hidden effects of Mental Health. JPR highlighted younger people (16-29) were “more severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak than older Jewish people, which aligns with … findings … among the national...
Dec 18, 2019, 6:23 PM
We can’t be hypocrites when fighting prejudice
For four years most of our community was united in defending ourselves and demanding solidarity from our fellow British citizens. Whilst that work continues, we have an opportunity to learn from our painful experience to ensure we support minorities and marginalised groups. During the fight...
Sep 7, 2018, 3:19 PM
Harness your inner Jennifer Hudson and stay put – scream: ‘We’re not going!’
Humour me. Stick on Jennifer Hudson belting out this Dreamgirls classic and muster your inner diva. Let’s all “Tear down the mountains “Yell, scream and shout”, Corbyn and his cult can say what they want, we’re not walking out. Yesterday the Jewish Chronicle published results...
Jun 22, 2018, 5:31 PM
Only fundamentalists need to fear fundamental British values
This week 7,000 strictly orthodox Jews publicly prayed in response to perceived attacks from Ofsted regarding how they promote British values. Some state-funded schools within these communities have censored images of women socialising with men or felt it appropriate to inquire about parents’ sexual relations....
Jun 12, 2017, 7:08 PM
We must reject the hate of Corbyn’s ‘friends’ AND the Conservative Party’s DUP friends
Welcoming the news that the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will likely enable the Conservatives to form the next government, Board of Deputies’ President Jonathan Arkush apparently casts the DUP as a “friend of the community and Israel”. This features in quotes given to the Jerusalem...
Mar 9, 2017, 7:15 PM
Clowns to the left, fools to the right; fighting for a middle way on BDS
Jewdents. Sit on Us. Banning the boycotters. Satire, bad puns, poor policy, but no laughing matter. Let’s start to the left. A group of witty Jewish students (Jewdents) recently launched their #BridgesForBoycotts campaign, together with a Sit on Us Facebook page, a parody of Stand...
Dec 9, 2016, 2:41 PM
The Jewish centre ground can trump populist hate
From the shock election of Donald Trump in the US to the rise of Marine Le Pen in France, populist rhetoric is sweeping away moderate debate. When it comes to our small Jewish corner of the globe, how can we avoid following a similarly destructive...
Jun 2, 2016, 2:24 PM
From discord to dialogue to a fresh path to peace
A priest, a rabbi, a minister and some NGO workers get on a plane. While the spirit of our group was often full of good humour, the recent Council of Christians and Jews delegation to Israel and the Palestinian Territories was anything but a joke....
David Davidi-Brown is Director of Community Strategy at the Jewish Leadership Council, a former CEO of the Union of Jewish Students and a Schusterman Fellow.