OPINION: Right kids… fancy a petting zoo, soft play or a Nazi rally?
It’s tricky knowing what to do with the kids at the weekend. Petting zoo? Soft play? Well, this Saturday we’re trying something different – we’re going to see some real-life Nazis. [“Yes, sweetheart. These men are silly pooh-pooh heads! No, darling. I don’t think their arms are stuck in that position.”] It seems like something… Continue reading
OPINION: What do Silvan Shalom and Taylor Swift have in common?
If proof was needed of the impact and timeliness of Monday’s inaugural Jewish News Israel Policy Conference, it arrived within seconds of the start when the event’s Twitter hashtag #UKIsrael2015 began trending nationwide – alongside ‘#TaylorSwift’ and ‘#LorraineKelly’. Watch Richard Ferrer’s opening address HERE The day, which saw 40 major speakers arrive in Parliament to address… Continue reading
LORD SACKS INTERVIEW: The 100-year war?
An ominous shadow has swept across the Middle East and North Africa, leaving chaos and carnage in its wake. Mad men armed with Kalashnikovs and depraved convictions commit unspeakable acts, safe in the knowledge they are doing God’s work. How the civilised world counters Islamic State and its evil ilk is the thorny thesis of… Continue reading
OPINION: Tony, tackle Holocaust distorters and let the rest say fish ride bikes
First, an admission: I like Tony Blair. A lot. Despite Iraq. He might grin too widely and tan too easily. He might be a little too fond of soundbites and speaking fees. But, eight years after leaving Downing Street, he is still the biggest beast in British politics – a persuasive pragmatist who still makes… Continue reading
Newspaper editor and publisher with 30-years’ experience at national and local titles in the UK and USA including the Daily Mail, Daily Mirror and Jewish Advocate. Editor of Jewish News (Free Weekly Newspaper of the Year 2021/22) since 2009. Columnist for The Times, Daily Telegraph, New Statesman, Independent and others.