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Apr 7, 2020, 8:17 PM
Starmer begins path to redemption at Pesach
Of course Jews around the world will be sitting down for Seder night in our own homes, away from loved ones and worrying about what the future will hold for their families and humanity at large. It feels odd to be thinking about anything else...
Feb 21, 2018, 12:12 PM
The death of Israel Apartheid Week on UK campuses
Of course BDS boycott tactics are failing; comparing Israel and South Africa never stacked up to begin with
Sep 5, 2017, 1:16 PM
If we only talk about anti-Semitism on campus we’ve failed
I am proud to work for UJS, the national representative body for Jewish students, supporting their social, cultural, educational, religious and political needs on campus. For the campaigns team, this first and foremost means ensuring the safety and welfare of Jewish students. We are devoted...
Feb 20, 2017, 1:54 PM
Bridges not Boycotts to counter Israel Apartheid Week
Every year Jewish students lead conversations on campus about promoting balanced discussions and nuanced debate on the difficult topic of Israel and Palestine. These conversations often take place amidst a concerted campaign of division, hatred and delegitimisation that can occur within student discussions. Jewish students...
Liron Velleman is the Jewish Labour Movement Policy Officer and works for HOPE not hate as the Political Organiser. He is also a trustee of New North London Synagogue and a keen sports fan!