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Winston Pickett is a writer, analyst and communications consultant living in the UK. A regular contributor to the Jewish Chronicle, he also is the UK correspondent for theJerusalem Report and the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Recently he was director of the European Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and served as communications director for the Board of Deputies of British Jews and external relations director for the Institute for Jewish Policy Research. He holds a doctorate from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and is a graduate of the Jerusalem Fellows Program.

ARTICLES BY: Winston Pickett


May 20, 2015 4:42 pm
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Robert Wistrich: In Memoriam

For scholars, students, policy analysts, and the rest of us who struggle daily to understand the phenomenon of anti-Semitism, the death of Robert S. Wistrich...

August 26, 2014 1:21 pm
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The High Holidays Bring Us Together as a Community

Shwer zu sein a yid. It's difficult to be a Jew. This old Yiddish expression, often said wryly and with a hint of self-deprecation, succinctly sums...

September 1, 2013 9:08 am
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The High Holidays Are a Time to Unplug

Many years ago, while living in New York, I studied with a young, dynamic rabbi who had recently received smicha from Yeshiva University. Still in...

March 29, 2013 8:01 am
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Talking About Antisemitism

I have a confession: I am obsessed with antisemitism. Try as I might, I can't get away from it. It chases me. It pursues me. It...

June 29, 2012 11:41 am
4

Lenin’s Legacy: Why Jews Have Been Betrayed by the Radical Left

There are a few biographical details about Professor Robert Wistrich that people tend to overlook when evaluating the work of someone who is...

June 15, 2012 12:42 pm
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Antisemitism & Its Antidotes, Part V

How do you define a problem with antisemitism that seems to reside in the hazy domain of intellectual subtlety, inferred meaning and suppositions...

June 8, 2012 1:12 pm
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Antisemitism & Its Antidotes, Part IV

If talking about antisemitism - and by that I mean discussing or engaging with it as a subject in verbal or written form - poses...

May 31, 2012 12:55 pm
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Antisemitism & Its Antidotes, Part III

Part of the joy that comes with investigation and research is the intellectual ride. You've got your topic. You may even have a working hypothesis...

May 21, 2012 4:59 pm
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Antisemitism & Its Antidotes, Part II

This is part 2 of the "Antisemitism & its Antidotes" series.  You can read part 1 here. Teaching can be the ultimate instructor. It is where...

May 11, 2012 11:30 am
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Anti-Semitism & Its Antidotes

Tonight I begin teaching an eight-week course called "Anti-Semitism and its Antidotes: From Talk to Action" as a part of a Limmud-inspired, cross-communal...

May 12, 2011 12:14 pm
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High Priest of Jew-Hate is Gone, But Not His Ideas

For all the avalanche of analyses and op-eds since the death of Osama bin Laden, it is essential to remember one thing: antisemitism was at...

April 28, 2011 11:12 pm
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Germans Setting Shoah Memories in Stone

Last month, on a sunny pavement in the Wilhelmsdorf-Charlottenberg section of Berlin, some 40 people solemnly gathered outside a block of tidy, well-scrubbed residential flats...

March 3, 2011 12:43 pm
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Rejecting Extremes: Doing the Right Thing?

Much as even the casual tracker of antisemitic 'bimbo eruptions' could be forgiven for not being able to keep up with the latest Jew-baiting outbursts from...

February 10, 2011 6:03 pm
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The Depth of Antisemitism

When it comes to media reporting, the news that broke last week with the publication of Antisemitic Incidents Report 2010 offered a complex and disturbing picture. Most...

Culture

Gefilte Fish Causes Some First-Time Tasters to Smile, Others to Gag

A new video shows people tasting gefilte fish for the first time, and...

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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