The Plagues of today

The Plagues of today

22 July 2021: The Ten Plagues are part of the Passover story. What are the plagues on society today? Our film outlines them.

Football Matters

21 July 2021: As Euro 2020 so forcefully reminded us - "the beautiful game" is awash with racism. But it isn't just the ugly outpourings of Tory MPs, newspapers and individuals.

Statement from Na’amod

9 May 2021: The JSG fully supports this statement. We too "stand with Palestinians facing violence and displacement."

Partners in hate crime

3 August 2021: Antiracists and anti-fascists responded speedily to news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson would be welcoming his Hungarian counterpart, Europe’s most Islamophobic, anti-migrant leader, for a cosy chat at 10 Downing Street. At less than 48 hours notice, Stand Up To Racism called a protest and contacted Jewish, Muslim and Gypsy Roma Traveller groups here, mirroring the communities Orbán has targeted in Hungary. On the eve of his visit, the Jewish Socialists’ Group organised a twitterstorm exposing Orbán and criticising Johnson’s invitation. Roma, Muslim and Jewish activists and other antiracists spoke at the protest. Here is the speech made by ROB FERGUSON, who is descended from Hungarian Jews.

A defining moment

3 August 2021: JULIA BARD evaluates the potential of the Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism to reset the political dial, and undo the damage done by the imposition of the IHRA Working Definition

Describing injustice

3 August 2021: We were very pleased to have speakers from two Israeli human rights organisations at this year’s Jewish Socialists’ Group conference: Roy Yellin, director of public advocacy of B’Tselem, whose report this year named Israel’s regime as apartheid, and Rachel Beitarie, director of Zochrot, which works to promote acknowledgement and accountability for the ongoing injustices of the Nakba. Here are edited versions of their speeches.

Jewish Socialist 75 Editorial

3 August 2021

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