Watch Our Video From Last Year’s Birthwrong Trip To Southern Spain

Hey, did you know that every year thousands of Jews from around the world get to travel to Israel on free ten day trips to learn about how amazing Zionism is? It’s called Birthright and it’s one of the ugliest examples of how Zionism and a one-sided view of Israel-Palestine gets forced onto young Jews. Read more about Watch Our Video From Last Year’s Birthwrong Trip To Southern Spain[…]

Babel’s Blessing January Classes

Jewdas’ slightly more respectable baby sibling Babel’s Blessing has an announcement for you all! Register for Yiddish, Hebrew & British Sign Language classes 2016 – and help us train the next generation of radical ESOL teachers Here’s a suggestion for anyone struggling to think of a New Year’s resolution, or feeling themselves sliding into that Read more about Babel’s Blessing January Classes[…]

JNF Under Demolition: They Say Bedouin Nights, We Say Bedouin Rights

On the 26th of November the JNF held a themed “Bedouin Nights” party in London, coincidentally the same night it razed the Bedouin village of al-Araqib for the 91st time. Promising a “unique Bedouin style venue” with cocktails and shesha, the event was to raise money for Desert Stars which is a JNF project for young Bedouin Read more about JNF Under Demolition: They Say Bedouin Nights, We Say Bedouin Rights[…]

Affirmations for Transgender Day of Rememberence

Affirmations for Transgender Day of Remembrance This year’s list of names is again long and painful, again full of stories, and again, disproportionately stories of violence against trans and gender non-conforming people of colour. We honour them, we remember them. (printable list of known names here) Whether or not we have a minyan to say Read more about Affirmations for Transgender Day of Rememberence[…]

#BURNALLGUYS, you know you want to

It was the fifth of November four hundred and ten years ago that yet another man failed miserably in an attempt to overthrow the government. Now every year we celebrate the inadequacies of the male gender by ceremonially burning stuff in a huge fire. This Guy Fawkes Night at 6:30 PM, Jewdas’ Women (and non-Binary) Read more about #BURNALLGUYS, you know you want to[…]

The people of Surrey need our help, not our hatred

At a recent meeting on the refugee crisis, a well-heeled woman talked about how Hackney might be better placed to deal with the situation, given the number of immigrants living there. She cited, as examples, the large Turkish community and “Orthodox Jewish community”. It took me a few minutes to work out who she meant. Read more about The people of Surrey need our help, not our hatred[…]

Babel’s Blessing – radical language school

** Registration is now open!! ** https://babelsblessing.wordpress.com/  Coming in September 2015! Do you want to learn more Yiddish than the occasional Oy Vey? Get a crash-course in Hebrew and/or Arabic before setting off to the Holy Land? Or have you recently moved to this rainy country, and need to work on your English? We have Read more about Babel’s Blessing – radical language school[…]

Labour leader hustings – eyewitness account

On Monday, JW3 hosted the Labour leadership candidates at a hustings organised by the Jewish Chronicle, Jewish Labour Movement and Labour Friends of Israel. Stretching just over an hour, three-quarters of which were surprisingly taken up by questions relating to Israel, Jewdas generously sought to cut through the haze, and read between the lines of what Read more about Labour leader hustings – eyewitness account[…]