Ethnicity

A Gross Violation

Last month the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe declared that male circumcision is a “violation of the physical integrity of children”. This is clear anti-religious prejudice

Norway’s Problem with Anti-Semitism

Soon Jews will have no visible presence in the most prosperous nation on earth. No one is protecting them

Colour Me Angry

As a black Conservative parliamentary candidate, my choice of party is often met with either surprise or sneers

ONLINE ONLY: Black Russian

‘Russians think about blacks, Jews and women in the way Europeans did a generation ago’

Adventures of a Book in Africa

Michela Wrong's exposé of corruption in Kenya was suppressed, then pirated, and finally rescued by an unlikely combination of saviours.

Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Saturday Reading School gives literacy classes to children from the local Mozart Estate

Denying Israel’s Deniers

The British and Israeli novelists Howard Jacobson and A.B. Yehoshua discuss the new wave of anti-Jewish rhetoric with Standpoint editor Daniel Johnson

It Must be those Secret Agents of Zion

‘All it takes to stay off Stephen Walt’s list of “usual suspects” is to have a non-Jewish sounding surname’

Beirut: Blood on the Streets

‘Then the beating began. One of the new arrivals punched Christopher hard in the face. Two others grabbed his arm and started dragging him across the street. For the first time the Hitch looked scared’

A Fire in a Crowded Theatre

‘More of a fire fighter than a fire starter, Geert Wilders has been caught in the nightmare of a British establishment that can't tell the difference’

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"
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