Megillat Geoffster – An Eco-Feminist Purim Story

Once upon a time there was a king called Ahasuerus and he was a really nice king. He always held the door open for ladies, and listened to them bitching about stuff, and it made him really angry that so many of his female subjects seemed to go for his misogynist best mate Hey-Man. Ahasuerus … Continued

The real history of Jewish-Muslim relations

There are two versions of history we hear about Jewish-Muslim relations. On the one hand, some make out like it’s a story of constant war and animosity, dating back over centuries. On the other hand, some want to say that it was a matter of complete harmony and coexistence until Israel came along. Neither is … Continued

The Jewdas Guide To The 2015 Israeli Elections

Moral corruption, power grabs, political assassinations, sexism, racism and gratuitous violence. We’re all anxiously anticipating the new season of Game Of Thrones but in the mean time, here’s the Jewdas guide to the Israeli elections.


  20th March @Jamboree. Discussion from 7, music from 8. Let out your inner Jew and give them some dancing shoes and a baseball bat. Tickets available on the door but advance booking recommended as it’s a small venue

Israel Apartheid Week : cos February isn’t depressing enough

    Not a fan of Valentines Day? Fortunately the consumer capitalist exploitation of romance is not the only festival this month. We had a lovely Tubishvat, and coming up next week is (drumroll) … Israeli Apartheid Week. Here are Jewdas’ top picks: If you are looking for some introductory events, to learn about the conflict and why the … Continued

What the Prophets would say if they were Modern-Day Jews

What if the prophets had been modern Jews? What would they say?      “Have you seen the price of parking in Hackney lately?” “Maureen, you’re right – it’s just not safe in Hampstead anymore. I’ve gone and got us some lions to scare off the terrorists.” “WILL SOMEBODY PLEASE STAND FOR THE POSITION OF … Continued

If you wouldn’t do it to Jews, don’t do it to Muslims

Spare a thought for the racists. They’re having a really hard time lately. They keep trying to oppress Muslims in a liberal, rational way but accidentally end up looking like Nazis. Take, for example, recent discussions of banning halal meat. On the surface, it looks perfect for the racists. It involves animals, which everyone loves, … Continued

Announcing the Winner of Diasporotica – Our 1st Annual Diasporic Erotic Poetry Contest

After an unspeakably arduous process which involved reading meticulously through endless submissions, and deliberating over a select number of entries, the panel of eminent experts has reached a conclusive decision.     The distinguished author Levi Tazir, in recognition of his exceptionally profound and lyrical haiku “Tus robas”, will receive the accolade of Diasporic Erotic Poet of the Year 5775. We … Continued