Judaism

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

SOAS’s new exhibition on Zoroastrianism fails to capture the rich cultural and historical legacy of this much-misunderstood and embattled faith

‘The death of Marcel Reich-Ranicki highlighted how ill at ease the German intelligentsia still is with its Nazi past’

‘Uman has been called the Hasidic Mecca and the Hasidic Glastonbury. Overwhelmingly, however, the pilgrimage is rejected as “un-Jewish”, even by other ultra-Orthodox Jews’

The Taste of Ashes by Marci Shore is a history typical of a modern, intellectual “non-Jewish” Jew, which downplays the impact of the Holocaust

Some academics have questioned whether Jesus died on the cross. Exploring historical sources, however, we can learn much about the ancient world’s way of death

‘The Muslim Council wants Muslims to be able to settle family disputes according to Islamic principles. Fine, but only if those principles are consistent with the law of the land’

A discussion of Jews, the Left and the new anti-Semitism

Jewish Mum of the Year is both offensive and fails to explain the vagaries of Jewish life without resorting to shameful stereotyping

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