The rift lines in Europe, then, are there for all to see and may open up further.
Sir Keir Starmer has sought to rid the party of far-left antisemitism. Has he succeeded enough for British Jews to trust the party again?
“Love Me Kosher,” currently on exhibition at the Jewish Museum Vienna, seeks to contend that love, sex and relationships are central to and inseparable from Judaism.
In the days leading up to the lockdown, the Milanese Jewish community behaved “like good soldiers,” Gadi Luzzatto Voghera, director of the Center of Contemporary Jewish Documentation (CDEC), tells Moment, respecting public health ordinances and avoiding scenes reminiscent of those coming out of Brooklyn and Bnei Brak of minyanim gone rogue.
Though the number of Jewish births in the UK has outpaced the number of deaths since 2006, the community continues to skew older. Those over 60 are at a far higher risk of becoming sick or dying from the coronavirus. In addition, the majority of British Jews live in and around London, where the outbreak in Britain has been most pronounced. The city remains weeks away, reports suggest, from the coronavirus’s peak.