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100 Years since Balfour: a PSC fringe meeting at the Party conference, Sunday 24 September

There will be a Palestine Solidarity Campaign meeting at the Labour Party Conference on “100 years since Balfour: An ethical foreign policy for Labour in the Middle East”. Speakers include Issa Amro from Youth Against Settlements, Hebron, Helen Goodman MP Shadow Foreign Office Minister and others. All welcome

Time: 7.00-8.30pm, Sunday 24 September
Venue: Renaissance Suite, Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel, Kings Rd, Brighton BN1 2GS […]

JVL Labour Conference Fringe Meeting

If you are in Brighton for the Labour Conference please don’t miss our fringe meeting:

Jewish Socialism Past and Present: Antisemitism, Israel and the Labour Party Monday 25 September 6.00-8.00pm The Ballroom, Mercure, on the sea front, 149 King’s Rd, Brighton BN1 2PP

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“Trust me, I was once a first-year Jewish student too.”

Robert Cohen, blogger extraordinaire in his Writing From the Edge: Rescuing the Hebrew Covenant One Blogpost at a Time remembers what it was like to be a Jewish fresher at university 30 years and gives good advice to others just entering now. […]

Three Major Conferences on the Centenary of Balfour Declaration and its Consequences

Three impressive-looking conferences on the Balfour Declaration are coming up in October, one in Liverpool and two in London (the latter, most unfortunately,on the same day). […]

On Questioning the Jewish State

Joseph Levine, a professor of philosophy and member of Jewish Voice for Peace in the US asks the questions it is taboo to raise: what does it mean to question Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state; what is it for a people to have a state “of their own”? He argues that “the very idea of a Jewish state is undemocratic” involving a violation of the self-determination rights of its non-Jewish citizens. […]