Michael Pinto-Duschinsky

Memories of a long lost Jewish world

The town immortalised by Roman Vishniac’s images where I was an infant was, for many, prosperous and contented before the Shoah

Along the rocky road

‘Although Jews like to say that they are exceptionally argumentative, their internal bickering is little different from many other narrow communities’ 

Where have all the Tory party members gone?

The Conservatives face dwindling membership and are failing to match Labour’s fundraising. Even worse, they may be losing the battle of ideas

Is This The Most Important British General Election Since 1979?

The forthcoming election will have far-reaching repercussions for the UK

A Holocaust Family Tragedy

The story of the only child suicide of the Holocaust

Are Both Sides Playing By The Referendum Rules?

Heavy government spending and foreign intervention on behalf of the Remain camp have sparked suspicion that the law is being broken

The Doors Of Holocaust Memory Are Closing

Like me, the Nobel laureate Imre Kertész was in Budapest when the Nazis came for the Jews. Now it is too late to ask him about that time

The Great Illusion: Why We Are Still Europe’s Fall Guys

Whether over opt-outs, expansion or sovereignty, British prime ministers have consistently been outmanoeuvred by Brussels

Holocaust Survivors Are Still Waiting For Justice

Victims of the Nazis and their heirs who seek return of their property or compensation are fobbed off by obstructive courts and corporations

Is British Democracy Still For The People?

Our political system is being weakened by inaccurate voting registers, ‘shared’ sovereignty and unaccountable international organisations

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"