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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

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of...

World

Syrian Dictator Assad Secretly Hosted Argentine and Iranian Foreign Ministe...

News outlets in Argentina were abuzz on Wednesday with speculation that the country's former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, and...

Israel

Israel Expresses Solidarity with Finland After Country’s First Islamic Te...

JNS.org - The Israeli Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Finnish people on Monday, several days after the European nation experienced...

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