Natalie Wood
Poring over the Arts, Politics, Jews, Judaism and Israel
Created 03 Sep 2021
  • A Jewish Death at Christmas
    25 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    Every year it's the same. From the Diaspora come stories of Jewish volunteers serving Christmas lunch at public institutions while in Israel we're fed clips of jolly Jewish Santas glad-handing beaming...
  • The Beginning of the End of Online Jew-Hate?
    23 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    At long last it appears that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees - UNRWA - is restricting its staff's relentless anti-Israel hate fest. Even better is that the notorious ...
  • Meeting Tomorrow's Stars Today
    18 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    It’s chilling to consider that only 65 years since its conception, the musical twist on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet now plays second fiddle to a comic-strip superhero. We were among only four peopl...
  • New Editor at 'The Jewish Chronicle'
    11 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    Stephen Pollard, editor of The Jewish Chronicle for 13 years, has stepped down but will remain as 'editor-at-large'. His successor, Jake Wallis Simons, also writes for The Spectator and broadcasts on ...
  • It's Time to Defund the BBC!
    11 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now I haven't felt much like writing in the past couple of weeks. Not so Israel's stellar short story teller, Etgar Keret who has unearthed and had translated into English from Hebrew a very...
  • Psycho Cat Fights Back!
    29 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Subscribe now This podcast is streamed to you exclusively from a secret cosy cupboard below stairs - the only place for a respectable Jewish cat at Chanucah. I am beyond furious to discover that my ow...
  • Critical Race Theory and the Jew-Hate Blues
    27 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Subscribe now Earlier today I announced on Twitter that I 'woke' up this morning with a bad attack of the Jew-hate blues. I know I should avoid banging on about the problem but it's all around us - ev...
  • Thank God We Can Read!
    25 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Subscribe now As many Americans sit down to sumptuous Thanksgiving dinners today, they may wish to offer an extra prayer to the god of literacy. It is estimated that twenty-one percent of adult Americ...
  • Helen Mirren Labelled 'Racist' For Portraying Golda Meir
    22 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    The only thin Subscribe now g that aggravates me about actress Helen Mirren is that, so far as I know, she has never identified the Jewish boyfriend who first brought her to Israel. I can confirm, how...
  • Chile's Jews Again on the 'Wrong Side of History'?
    21 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Subscribe now Almost six months ago, Israel's Haaretz newspaper reported that Chilean Jews were worried that the grandson of Palestinian immigrants may become the country's next president. Leave a com...
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