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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
11

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
3

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

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Combat International Supporters of BDS

JNS.org - Republican and Democratic leaders in both chambers of Congress Thursday introduced new legislation to combat international supporters of the BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced by Sens. Rob Portman...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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