British Public Figures Are Worried about the Effect of the Coronavirus on Ethnic Minorities—Excluding Jews

Two weeks ago, a group of over 70 prominent Britons signed a letter urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to conduct a government inquiry into the fact that people of African, Caribbean, and South Asian descent are dying of the coronavirus at a higher rate than whites. But the letter makes no mention of another group disproportionately affected by the pandemic, writes Eliyahu Lann:

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More about: British Jewry, Coronavirus, United Kingdom

 

How Israel Can Stand Up to a Belligerent Turkey

Sept. 25 2020

Under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara has become increasingly authoritarian, Islamist, and hostile toward Israel and the West more generally. The Turkish government has also indicated that it aspires to alter its maritime border with Greece, and even its border with Syria. Analyzing these changes, and what they term the country’s “bellicose foreign policy,” Efraim Inbar, Eran Lerman, and Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examine the implications for Israel, and how the Jewish state might best respond:

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More about: Israeli Security, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, U.S. Foreign policy