Hooray for Rivlin, a voice of sense to counter conniving Bibi

Buried deep within a Cabinet communiqué from the Israeli prime minister’s press office lies the startling information that Israel has decided to unify two ministries in order to create the Intelligence Ministry. Double-take, jaw-dropping news. They HAVE one? If its latest clod-hopping machinations are anything to go by, it’s not just an Intelligence Ministry that Israel […]

  • 2 December, 2014

The Ched Evans rape case and Jewish concepts of forgiveness

If there is anything that might be said to be embedded in Jewish DNA, it is the spirit of forgiveness, the possibility of giving others a second chance. I’m not talking about Christian concepts such as turning the other cheek: our own cheeks have been turned so often we can practically see ourselves coming back. […]

  • 20 November, 2014

Still happy days for the Fonz

Legendarily hip actor Henry Winkler tells Jenni Frazer about his rift with his parents, his phonetic barmitzvah, the hit ’80s show that hasn’t gone away — and Captain Hook, angry pantomime Jew. The man who, for a decade straddling the 1970s and ’80s, was the coolest man on the planet is, at 61, happily still cool. […]

  • 1 December, 2006
Jonny Geller Interview

Writing: is it good for the Jews?

Jonny Geller is the hot London literary agent. But now he has crossed to the other side and written a humorous and highly Jewish book. Jenni Frazer discovers the many sides of this former actor and door-to-door salesman So Jonny Geller, star London literary agent for the likes of Vikram Seth and Tracy Chevalier, was at a Penguin publishers’ sales […]

  • 8 September, 2006

Geoffrey Perry


  • 27 December, 2002