Eylon Aslan-Levy is an Israeli news anchor and political commentator. He is a graduate of Oxford, Cambridge and the IDF.
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Israel in the Center of Latest British Political Scandal

The International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, held some unsanctioned meetings in Jerusalem, in what is now being maliciously construed by some in the press as a conspiracy

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New Israeli Reality TV Show Makes a Powerful Enemy: The Chief Rabbinate

Can a show have two strangers marry on their first date? Not when the rabbis are calling the shots.

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As the Israeli Government Bans Same-Sex Adoptions, Likud’s Only Openly Gay MK Speaks UP

Threatening to vote against the government unless the decision is reversed, Amir Ohana nevertheless advocates looking at the bigger picture

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Dina Dayan Wants To Be Israel’s Next Prime Minister

The Haredi, Mizrahi feminist from Mitzpe Ramon wants to upend the Labor Party, and her campaign video is going viral

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Floridian Congressman Touts U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem, Tours Potential Sites

Calling President Trump ‘a man of his word,’ Ron DeSantis also sat down with Prime Minister Netanyahu, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat

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Anti-Zionism and the Fear of Jewish Ghosts

On Leon Pinsker’s 195th birthday, what he got right—and wrong—about his idea that a Jewish state would cure the world of anti-Semitism

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Britain’s Parliament Debates the Balfour Declaration, Revealing Divides Over Israel in Contemporary Politics

A discussion of the past serves as a proxy for political differences in the present

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Protesters Scream ‘Nazi’ at Women of the Wall as They Bring Scrolls to the Kotel

An intense and ugly fracas unfolded on Tuesday during a planned demonstration at the Western Wall

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Embracing Aristotle at Yom Kippur

When we recite Unetaneh Tokef at High Holiday services, we take a lesson from the ancient Greeks about what to do when life gives us lemons

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Supporters Are ‘Tired of Hearing’ Questions About Anti-Semitism

In a new video published by the Labour Party leader, a question about anti-Semitism is treated like rubbish

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A Deep Look at the ‘Sickness’ of the British Left

A review of ‘The Left’s Jewish Problem,’ Dave Rich’s new book, which explores the rise of British leader Jeremy Corbyn, and left-wing attitudes towards Jews and Israel

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Poland Moves to Outlaw ‘Polish Death Camp’ Phrase

This decision ‘represents a denial of the complicity and active participation of many in the policy of extermination, which led to the murder of three million Polish Jews, some 90 percent of the prewar total’

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A Satirical Pop Anthem Has Taken Over Israel’s Summer Airwaves

‘Sweeter Than Life’ (‘Metuka MeHachaim’) by ‘Eretz Nehederet’ tells the story of a man who meets a number of women. And a fish.

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The Most In-Your-Face Political Ad Ever For the Israeli Left Just Dropped. Here’s What It Means.

With a Trumpian message, Israeli mogul turned politician Erel Margalit has joined the race to lead the Labor party and remake the Israeli left

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University Debaters Asked to Justify Palestinian Terrorism Against Israeli Civilians

A controversial motion at the U.S. Universities Debating Championship in Atlanta sparked walkouts and, apparently, tears

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Investigative Report Shows Israeli NGO ‘Breaking the Silence’ Gathering Classified Military Intel

Prime Minister Netanyahu said Breaking the Silence crossed ‘another red line,’ but the organization is claiming to be the victim of a right-wing witch-hunt

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University of Cambridge Students Read From 14th Century Torah Scroll at Morning Service

Unearthed by referencing a 1926 catalogue, the scroll is believed to have origins in Yemen. How it made its way to England, however, is a mystery.

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Did Britain Just Ban Boycotts of Israel? Not Quite.

Contrary to what you may have heard, the UK government did not pass a law barring BDS. But they did strengthen legal arguments against it.

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Talking Israeli Politics? There’s a Dialect for That

In Israel, a common language does not mean a common dialogue. And Israelis love to argue. Here’s a linguistic guide to help you traverse those moments.

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Far-Right Movement’s Campaign Names Israeli Cultural ‘Moles’

After Im Tirtzu’s new McCarthyesque campaign was slammed across the Israeli political spectrum, its chairman called it a ‘mistake’

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Embrace the Ivrit

The Academy of the Hebrew Language has released a new set of words intended to help Israelis lean less on English. Will it catch on?

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Israeli Debate Teams Achieve Record Showing at World University Championship

Israel showed that it is well on its way to becoming a debating powerhouse after breaking through against native English-speaking teams

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Aliyah Numbers Rise, but Majority Coming From Just Three Countries

New data from The Jewish Agency reveals that 70 percent of Olim came from France, Russia, and Ukraine in 2015. What does this mean for immigration to Israel in the long run?

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Poll: Jews in Britain Are Viewed Favorably

A new study from pollster YouGov paints a comparatively positive picture of the way Jews are perceived in the U.K. despite increasing tension in the region

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Farewell, Old Chaps. Shalom, Olim.

British Jews making aliyah aren’t part of a trend: they’re bucking it

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Israeli Expats Living in the U.K. Get Political

New efforts to mobilize a scattered community gain traction

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Crisis of Confidence for British Jewry

Britain’s Jews cope with anti-Semitic backlash triggered by Gaza operation

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Why Europe Has Trouble Fighting Anti-Semitism

Three reasons it has difficulty facing up to anti-Jewish hate

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Cartoon Distorts Israeli Military Operation

U.K. newspaper The Independent publishes incendiary image

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