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Natalie hates Beebs, yah, boo…

Column JN April 28 2018 by Jenni Frazer Politics, we are often told, makes strange bedfellows, a dictum of which we could scarcely fail to be reminded in the wake of this week’s Natalie Portman furore. For those who have been asleep in their caves over the winter and are just peering out to see […]

  • 23 April, 2018

Shopping hell

Column JN March 2018 from Jenni This column is being brought to you by the magic of technology. Since I have broken my arm, I am learning about a whole new world of the one-handed — and included in the things that I can do seems to be writing by voice recognition, although it is […]

  • 2 April, 2018

Macedonia re-born

Macedonia for JC by Jenni Frazer March 2018 Ninety-eight per cent of the Jews of Macedonia were murdered in Treblinka during the Holocaust. Yet, 75 years after their deportation, an extraordinary museum has opened in Skopje, Macedonia, a joint project of the tiny Jewish present-day community and the Macedonian government. The Holocaust Memorial Centre, designed […]

  • 1 April, 2018

Corbyn: nothing will change

For the JTA March 29 2018 LONDON (JTA) — On Sunday, hundreds of British Jews stood outside the Houses of Parliament and demonstrated against the leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn. The event was unprecedented, not just because almost no one in Britain has ever taken to the streets to demonstrate against the […]

  • 29 March, 2018

Prince William, the movie…

Column for JN March 2018 from Jenni Frazer Dateline: Summer 2018, Kensington Palace. Interior: A Royal apartment. Suitcases are sprawled all over the room. Catherine is supervising the packing, William is flapping. Catherine: I wish I were coming with you, darling. It’s going to be an exciting visit. And look — you don’t need to […]

  • 5 March, 2018

Twitter row over profile image

Gnasher Jew row from Jenni Frazer Feb 2018 One of the most active Jewish social media accounts attacking antisemitism in the Labour Party, GnasherJew, was defiant this week after being twice suspended by Twitter for alleged breach of its rules. GnasherJew, which describes itself as a group of Jewish ex-Labour Party members, has been registered […]

  • 1 March, 2018

Moscow mayhem Episode 8

McMafia Ep 8 for JC from Jenni Frazer February 9 2018 It is perhaps worth reminding ourselves, as McMafia disappears into the collective hive memory, how we started out just two months ago: a Russian Jewish family living in London, with a criminal past back in Moscow, and an apparently squeaky clean heir who was […]

  • 26 February, 2018

Moscow mayhem Episode 7

McMafia Episode 7 by Jenni Frazer I am beginning to feel, after seven episodes of McMafia, that even I could manage a little Russian vocab — and thus can be forgiven for laughing when James Norton’s Alex earnestly tells a member of a Mexican cartel that his unique selling point in this Game of Thugs […]

  • 26 February, 2018

Moscow mayhem Episode 6

McMafia Episode Six January 2018 by Jenni Frazer Evil Vadim’s parting shot to Alex last week, “Give my regards to your family” began to come creepily true in this week’s Episode Six of McMafia, as EV pondered the many ways in which he could make Alex suffer for scuppering his plans for international world domination […]

  • 26 February, 2018

Moscow mayhem Episode 5

McMafia Episode 5 for the JC from Jenni Frazer Departing from its usual format, this week’s entertaining McMafia confined its locations to London and Israel — both Tel Aviv and Eilat. And heavens, Alex Godman was actually a functioning person, rather than a cardboard cut-out as in previous episodes. So what did we learn? We […]

  • 26 February, 2018