A Jewdas Carol (The Haunting of George Osborne)

Part the first… George was feeling joyful. He had spent another fun day at the office, dishing the dirt on former colleagues whilst warning of the imminent ‘red peril’ of a future Corbyn government. Truly, he was the voice of the sensible, silent majority, who want fiscal responsibility whilst only going fox hunting a couple Read more about A Jewdas Carol (The Haunting of George Osborne)[…]

Our Statement On Our Seder

While we remain opposed to the monarchy, we were delighted that the leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn accepted our invitation to join the Jewdas community Seder. Jeremy was a 10/10 guest and provided delicious maror from his allotment. In 1812 the British Government designated Jewdas to be the sole representative body for British Read more about Our Statement On Our Seder[…]

Jewdas Book Group #3 – East End Jewish Radicals

We’ve started a monthly book group! We meet once a month after shabbat to read radical / Jewish / Queer / Feminist texts. There’s also tea. The next thing we’re reading is ‘East End Jewish Radicals 1875-1914’ by William Fishman AK Press: “Professor William Fishman, son of an immigrant tailor, describes London’s East End at a Read more about Jewdas Book Group #3 – East End Jewish Radicals[…]

Katsha’nes Album Launch!

Katsha’nes (Yiddish for ‘cabbage stalks’, and slang for ‘nonsense’), is the name of a band performing Cockney-Yiddish music hall from the turn of the Twentieth Century. Yiddish was the language of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who settled in England from the 1880s and created a vibrant Yiddish culture in London’s East End. In the height Read more about Katsha’nes Album Launch![…]

The Clash of Barcelona’s Jewish leaders

By Flora Hastings       The Israeli Times was the site of a less-public conflict in the aftermath of Barcelona’s attack last week. Its pages perpetuated a time-worn pattern: In times of conflict, Jewish communities’ relations to their diaspora are challenged un-constructively by Jewish leaders. After a van plunged into the teeming Las Ramblas, Read more about The Clash of Barcelona’s Jewish leaders[…]

Chicago Dyke March Shows How Desperately Jews Need Diasporism

You can always count on the State of Israel to be an embarrassment. Every time Netanyahu or Mark Regev appears on TV, even the most hardened Zionist takes a sharp intake of breath in terror at what they’re about to say. If Israel is in the news, it’s always because they’ve done something awful. You Read more about Chicago Dyke March Shows How Desperately Jews Need Diasporism[…]