Jews in Britain can only help build on a wider scale the kind of moral, social, economic and political solidarity central to a centuries-old Diaspora Jewish identity by declaring our commitment to Europe.
Ilan Zvi Baron is a lecturer in the School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University, and author of the recently published book, “Obligation in Exile: the Jewish Diaspora, Israel and Critique.”
The youth movement I went to as a child taught me that Israel is a country based on social justice and human dignity. Why doesn't that match the reality of today?
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