Monthly Archives: February 2012

‘Like going down Memory Lane’: Brits For Peace Now raises hopes but offers nothing new

The launch of Brits For Peace Now (BFPN) at Portcullis House, London, on 27 February reflected well on its young leadership whose energy and dynamism ensured a good turnout — testament to the continuing desire for a peaceful resolution of … Continue reading

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Muslims and Jews: beyond clich├ęs and mutual demonisation

A fascinating and important workshop on relations between Muslims and Jews, organized by the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism at Birkbeck University of London, began with a nuanced account of the treatment of Jews and Muslims in English … Continue reading

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My book’s done, now back to blogging

Dear Blog: I missed you. Yes, it’s true. I gave up blogging temporarily while I worked intensively on my book, an exploration of my engagement with Zionism and Israel going back 50 years. Much of the last four or five … Continue reading

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