Savta Chaya’s Blintz Recipe

Jewish opinions on any given subject are varied and there are always controversies and vehement disagreements, even over the most insignificant things. But one thing that we all have in common is our savta (grandmother) and how much we love her cooking. Except for those of us whose grandmothers are terrible cooks, or who do … Continued

Oppose the Nazi Demo in Golders Green

On 4th July, fascist extremists plan once again to target the Jewish community. They will be attempting to march through Golders Green. We will not let them. Jewdas will be there to oppose this march. We encourage you to join us. Join us at Golders Green Station at midday on 4th July. Confirm your attendance on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582735885325920/ … Continued

Tell Finchley Synagogue: Don’t host Settler Companies

A week after Netenyahu announced $35 million more dollars for settlements, Finchley Kinloss Synagogue are hosting a “property investment exhibition” with a whole host of settler companies. The event, on May 17th, is set to host a number of companies who build property illegally in the West Bank. We think this conference is a serious … Continued

PROTEST: Jewish Bloc at Anti-Austerity Demonstration

This week, the Jewish Chronicle editorial said Jews would be welcoming a Tory win. Not on their life we won’t! On 20th June, there will be a mass demonstration against the government’s plans for austerity. We are organising a Jewish bloc among the thousands of attendees. All Jews who care about stopping these senseless cuts … Continued

Open letter to the JC: Stop enabling whiny right-wingers

Yesterday, the Jewish Chronicle published this article. Over the last year, Jewdas has extended its tentacles into the far reaches of the North, where a local supporter had this to say: The world, sadly, contains many people who fear, hate or distrust Jews. White Europeans, black Africans, Asians, Arabs, Americans, Latinos, Christians, Muslims, atheists. It … Continued

Examples of Medieval Andalusian Jewish poetry

On the BirthWrong tour, we did a session on homo-eroticism in Medieval Andalusian Jewish poetry. We read out some poems as examples. Some attendees asked me to share those poems for reference, so here they are.   “He Said, Don’t Sleep”, Dunash ben Labrat (920-990) ben Labrat was the first major Hebrew poet of the … Continued

Jewdas interviews Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal is one of the leading Jewish-American critics of Israel. His latest book, Goliath: Fear and Loathing in Greater Israel, has caused considerable controversy for its coverage of racism and militarism in Israel. This week, Max will be one of a group of thirty Jews coming from across the world on Jewdas’s BirthWrong tour to … Continued

The British Jewish Establishment Are Ignoring Neo-Nazis

  On Saturday afternoon neo-Nazis from a hodgepodge of the British far-right demonstrated in Stamford Hill, the heart of London’s Jewish community. Activists from New Dawn, National Action and the National Front all marched freely in the streets while the community rested for Shabbat. It was, without doubt, the most openly anti-Semitic event to have … Continued