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Robert Philpot

The Times of Israel

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How UK’s Starmer shook off predecessor Corbyn’s far-left legacy — and unpopularity

On the verge of a sweeping win, the Labour Party is very different from the one pummeled at the polls in 2019, and Jewish Brits are as pleased as any...

02.07.2024 30

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UK government review concludes Nazi-invaded Isle of Alderney was no ‘Mini Auschwitz’

New research raises death toll on island which housed only concentration camp on British soil and uncovers why perpetrators escaped justice

20.06.2024 30

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10 contests for Israel supporters to watch in the UK’s July 4 general election

High-flying young Jewish candidates, pro-Palestinian activists and a former Labour leader booted from his party vie for votes ahead of the polls

16.06.2024 20

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After Oct. 7, UK journalist Hadley Freeman believes ‘the progressive left hates Jews’

The New York-born writer comes out with a new essay on the antisemitism emerging after the Hamas atrocities in Israel, and how it’s rooted in a...

04.06.2024 70

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What part will UK Jews play in the country’s July 4 general election?

Once wracked by antisemitism, a cleaned-up Labour Party looks set to unseat the Tories on July 4, but strongly anti-Israel opponents may siphon votes...

29.05.2024 80

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A Jewish photographer’s rare images of an early Holocaust transport are now online

13 recently published images covertly taken in Breslau, Silesia, in November 1941 show one of Germany’s first deportations of Jews through the...

04.05.2024 100

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Meet Gideon Falter, the man fighting on the frontline against antisemitism in the UK

Following a showdown with London police at a pro-Palestinian rally, the head of Britain’s 10-year-old Campaign Against Antisemitism says country...

22.04.2024 30

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Gaza’s archaeology experts say enclave’s historic treasures saved by ‘irony of history’

When Gazan collector Jawdat Khoudary loaned his treasure trove of artifacts to museums in Europe in 2006, he never imagined they would still be stored...

15.04.2024 40

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As October 7 sharpens split in UK’s far right, Jews give no quarter to either side

British Jewry is rebuffing groups exploiting the war to spread Islamophobia under the guise of Israel support, to say nothing of those lustily...

15.04.2024 20

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Outgoing British MP Mike Freer on the Gaza war, antisemitism and his Jewish constituents

Stepping down over concerns for his own safety, the parliamentarian who represents the UK’s largest concentration of Jews still has high hopes...

09.04.2024 20

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Grotesque cartoons to allegations of genocide: How the UK’s Guardian portrays Israel

The center-left daily with a growing global reach has strayed far from its early pro-Zionism and today accuses Israel of murdering Palestinian...

10.03.2024 20

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Who rules the UK, parliament or the mob? Intimidation over Gaza threatens British democracy

There were a number of troubling things about Wednesday night’s debate on a Gaza ceasefire in the House of Commons – but most alarming is...

23.02.2024 30

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UK’s Labour faces Muslim bloc in revolt, anti-Israel challenger in special election

The party’s support for Israel in the Gaza war is causing pushback from within, and has some voters eyeing radical anti-Zionist George Galloway...

17.02.2024 30

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A Holocaust museum that predates WWII, London’s Wiener Library turns 90 this month

Founded in 1934 by Alfred Wiener, the museum exposed Nazis, helped the Allies battle them, and led to their conviction. Now it’s one of the...

13.02.2024 30

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History has confirmed guilt of Vichy leader Petain – so why do some question it?

Regime helped deport 75,000 Jews to Nazi death camps, but as ‘France on Trial’ – a best book of the year by UK media – details, this got...

01.01.2024 30

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With Ireland’s Sinn Féin on the rise, support for Israel hits new low post-Oct. 7

Once fellow fighters against British colonialism, Ireland and the Jewish state are seeing relations sink even after the Hamas atrocities – and...

16.12.2023 30

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