Sussex Friends of Israel

Sussex Friends of Israel (SFI) is a community-wide support group dedicated to promoting better understanding about Israel through the advancement of educational, cultural and social ties in the greater Sussex area.

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Sociologist David Hirsh Digs Deep to Explain Antisemitism and The Left

3 May, 2018

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Sussex Jewish News, February 2018, p. 14 Book Review by Winston PickettSometimes the first two sentences of an author’s work explain everything. At other times they offer hints of what’s to come. In David Hirsh’s case, they do both.“This book is about antisemitism in social spaces which think of themselves as anti-racist and democratic,” writes Hirsh, a […]

Jeremy Corbyn can’t pretend he has only just noticed

27 March, 2018

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The Labour leader refers to ‘pockets’ of antisemitism in his party but fails to say that for 30 years he was in them too   Hugo Rifkind, The TIMES, 26 March 2018   Did you know that Jeremy Corbyn’s mother fought at the Battle of Cable Street? I know it’s a well-kept political secret, a […]

Jewish Labour Councillors Expose Levels of Institutional Antisemitism within Party

18 March, 2018

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(Photo: Haringey Councillor Joe Goldberg said that pro-Corbyn Labour members have subjected him and fellow Jewish councillor Natan Doron to regular antisemitic abuse.)   Andrew Gilligan, SUNDAY TIMES, 18 March 2018 Two serving Jewish Labour councillors have spoken out for the first time to expose the “extraordinary” levels of “institutional anti-semitism” in Momentum’s Haringey heartland in […]

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