Articles by Jennifer Gerber
Jennifer Gerber is director of Labour Friends of Israel

A matter of deep shame

Jennifer Gerber  |  12 December 2017

I remember when Labour was part of the solution, not the problem, to tackling antisemitism, writes Jennifer Gerber When I was growing up 20 years ago, antisemitism in Britain was rarely a topic of conversation among my family, friends and school mates. When we spoke of it, it was about the past; the lingering threat, such as it …

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The Israeli Macron?

Jennifer Gerber  |  17 July 2017

He has only been a member of the Israeli Labor party for seven months, but last week Avi Gabbay was elected its leader. Jennifer Gerber explains his meteoric rise on the centre-left Avi Gabbay, a political outsider, was elected leader of the Israeli Labor party on Monday. His upset victory – in the second round …

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For Israel, for Palestine, for peace

Jennifer Gerber  |  26 October 2016

As Britain found in Northern Ireland, broad popular support is an essential underpinning for any successful peace process. Over the two decades since the signing of the Oslo Accords, an extensive and growing network of NGOs has worked at a grassroots level to foster the values of coexistence, peace and reconciliation between the Israeli and …

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The British left needs to be a bridge between progressives

Jennifer Gerber  |  19 March 2015

In its early days, many people on the British left offered the young, embattled state of Israel their staunch support: Harold Wilson, Ian Mikado, Barbara Castle, Richard Crossman and Eric Heffer were all early supporters of Labour Freiends of Israel. That support stemmed not simply from strongly held beliefs in the Jewish people’s right to …

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Solutions, not blame

Jennifer Gerber  |  3 September 2014

The international community must step up Where do we go from here? After a summer of bloodshed and fear in Israel and Gaza, what can the left do to keep alive hopes for long-term peace and stability? It is vital to recognise that Israel was forced into this conflict by Hamas, which has indiscriminately launched …

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Leading the way

Jennifer Gerber and Jessica Asato and   |  1 July 2007

Neil Kinnock talks to Jennifer Gerber and Jessica Asato about the challenges ahead for Labour

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Alan and the Johnsons

Jennifer Gerber and   |  1 May 2007

I've got the tunes to be deputy, Alan Johnson tells Tom Brooks Pollock and Jennifer Gerber

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Jack the whipper

Jennifer Gerber and Mark Day  |  16 June 2004

Political survivor Jack Cunningham pulls no punches with Jennifer Gerber and Mark Day

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Clarke’s marks

Jennifer Gerber  |  30 October 2003

One year in, the education secretary talks to Will Higham and Jennifer Gerber

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