For Generation of British Lefties, Matzpen Hasn't Lost Moral Compass

An appreciation of Akiva Orr, a co-founder of the revolutionary socialist, anti-Zionist organization Matzpen, and its powerful influence on British leftists.

Across the United Kingdom, a generation of leftists still remember the first time they heard Akiva Orr speak. One of the founders of Matzpen, the revolutionary socialist, Israeli anti-Zionist, group, Orr – who died last month – moved to London in the mid-1960s, when left-wing politics was in resurgence there.