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Robert Festenstein is a lawyer living in Manchester, UK. He is active in fighting BDS and anti-Semtism, including through the use of legal process.

ARTICLES BY: Robert Festenstein

May 30, 2017 12:41 pm

A View from Manchester

I live in Manchester. Like many other Jewish residents, I was appalled by the murders of 22 people last Monday, and the maiming of so many...

November 23, 2016 7:48 am

What ‘Pro-Palestinian’ Really Means

On two separate occasions this year, Jewish students have been subjected to harassment and physical intimidation at London universities. At a meeting last week, I...


A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...


Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Draws Fire Over Holocaust Remarks

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg came under fire on Wednesday after saying that posts by Holocaust deniers should not be deleted from his social media platform. In an interview on the "Recode...


Israel’s Elbit on Hunt for More Takeovers

Israeli military electronics firm Elbit Systems, which has just completed two acquisitions in the United States and Israel, remains on the lookout for potential takeover targets in the United States...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...