Multi-stage Coordinated Unilateralism: A Proposal to Rescue the Two-State Paradigm In this wide-ranging and hopeful essay, Cary Nelson aims to move the international conversation about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict away from mutual recriminations and… Read more > Fathom Long Read | The Meaning of David Miller According to Bristol University Professor David Miller, ‘Britain is in the grip of an assault on its public sphere by… Read more > Understanding Online Antisemitism: Towards a New Qualitative Approach Matthias Becker is a research fellow at the Center for Research on Antisemitism at TU Berlin and the Center for… Read more > Terrorism in cyberspace Professor Gabriel Weimann spoke to a Fathom Forum about his book Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation. The following is… Read more > A Pandemic of Anti-Zionist Signification: Exploiting Gaza for Ideological Gain ‘Close and unprecedented’ was how the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Occupied Palestinian Territory… Read more > First Industrial Nation Meets Start-Up Nation Beyond the headlines, Britain and Israel – the First Industrial Nation’ and the ‘Start-Up Nation’ – are drawing closer together… Read more > The BDS Disinformation Campaign in the Modern Language Association In this comprehensive essay, Cary Nelson, former president of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and co-editor of The… Read more > Pop Islam: How Germany is tackling the new Islamic antisemitism In 2018 Germany appointed the diplomat Dr. Felix Klein to the newly created post of Federal Government Commissioner for Jewish… Read more > The UK in the Middle East (3) | Emman al-Badawy on UK strategy and the region’s youth quake On 2 July 2019 the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) organised a one-day conference to explore UK strategy in the… Read more > It was the new phenomenon of Israel-focused antisemitism that required the new definition. David Hirsh responds to a recent ‘call to reject’ the IHRA 40 UK-based Israeli academics, broadly from the anti-Zionist left, have issued a ‘call to reject’ the IHRA Working Definition of… Read more > Fathom Long Read | Antisemitism and the IHRA at University College London For twenty years Cary Nelson was part of the elected leadership of the American Association of University Professors, serving as… Read more > Israel and Diaspora Jewry: Is the Coronavirus Crisis an opportunity to redesign the relationship? Shira Ruderman argues that the coronavirus virus has presented Israel, the Nation State of the Jewish people, with an opportunity… Read more > Fighting Back Against COVID-19 in Israel’s Bedouin Community Ruth Ebenstein examines the vulnerability of Israel’s Bedouin community during the pandemic and explores both the self-help measures being taken… Read more > The Re-emergence of the Jewish Question The Jewish communities of Europe and the US increasingly find themselves caught between the rising forces of the far right… Read more > Fathom Long Read | Adorno and Iran: Critical Theory and Islamic Antisemitism ‘After Auschwitz’, said the German philosopher and social critic Theodor Adorno, we should embrace a new categorical imperative: ‘arrange your… Read more > Special Offer from The Jewish Review of Books A special offer for our friends at Fathom: Get a digital subscription for 70% off of the list price! The Jewish… Read more > From Hamutal Gouri to Andrei Markovits: Fathom writers share their favourite books and films about Israel (Week 1) Each week Fathom writers will recommend five Israel-related books, films or podcasts to help our readers through the lockdown.   … Read more > To fix the Israel-Diaspora relationship, make our communal organisations genuinely representative Jay Ruderman is the President of the Ruderman Family Foundation, which focuses on the inclusion of people with disabilities worldwide… Read more > Israel’s Arab citizens and the struggle for equality 'Israel Apartheid Week’ is looming on campuses worldwide. In fact,  as this edited extract from a new ebook shows, Israel… Read more > About us Fathom welcomes fully edited submissions about all aspects of Israeli politics, culture, society and security; the peace process and peacebuilding;… Indispensable reading for anyone who wishes to understand Middle Eastern politics; well researched, balanced, deeply committed to Israel but equally… Today’s discussion about Israel is too often supercharged with emotion and underpowered in expertise and nuance. It is time to… Read more > Václav Havel’s legacy and the struggle for human rights in Iran today Ladan Boroumand is the cofounder and research director of The Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation (ABF), an NGO dedicated to the promotion… Read more > Book Review | Behind the Mask: The Antisemitic Nature of BDS Exposed ‘The world would be soooo much better without jews man.’ This post from a social media account appears in the… Read more > The Era of Responsibility is over | an interview with Nadav Eyal on the Revolt against Globalisation Nadav Eyal is the International Correspondent for Israel's Reshet News, Op-Ed contributor for Yedioth Ahronoth, and author of the one… Read more > Making Sense of ISIS: an interview with Michael Weiss Michael Weiss is the co-author with Hassan Hassan of the New York Times bestseller ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror.… Read more > UK Labour and Israel: the little-noticed shift in party policy While the four-year long controversy over antisemitism in UK Labour has monopolised media attention, the 2019 UK Labour party conference… Read more > Perry Anderson’s House of Zion: A Symposium | Michael Walzer Perry Anderson’s War Editorial introduction to the Symposium: Perry Anderson’s long essay, ‘The House of Zion’, was published in the… Read more > Fathom eBook | Rescuing Israeli-Palestinian Peace: The Fathom Essays 2016-2020 Fathom's new eBook, Rescuing Israeli-Palestinian Peace: The Fathom Essays 2016-2020, contains over 60 articles, reports and interviews. The editors believe it is the most comprehensive collection of… Read more > Perry Anderson’s House of Zion: A Symposium | Einat Wilf Anderson’s One-State Solution ignores the certain fate of the Jews Editorial introduction to the Symposium: Perry Anderson’s long essay, ‘The… Read more > Perry Anderson’s House of Zion: A Symposium | John Strawson One-State is a Trap for Two Peoples in Palestine and Israel Editorial introduction to the Symposium: Perry Anderson’s long essay,… Read more > Perry Anderson’s House of Zion: A Symposium | Shany Mor Perry Anderson’s Theological Anti-Zionism Editorial introduction to the Symposium: Perry Anderson’s long essay, ‘The House of Zion’, was published in… Read more > Fathom Long Read | Valentina Azarova: A Controversy Assessed Debate rages about the possible appointment of Valentina Azarova to the position of Director of the Toronto Law School’s International… Read more > David Cesarani: In Memoriam As readers of this journal know by now, David Cesarani, Professor of History at Royal Holloway, London University and a… Read more > Donate Fathom works to create a better understanding of Israel in the UK through the organisation of press briefings, delegations to Israel,… Read more > ‘Calling a truce with left-wing antisemitism’: The Case Against the Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism University College London’s governing Council voted in November 2019 to adopt the IHRA (International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance) Working Definition of… Read more > Fathom Long Read | The Progressive Saviour Complex: Quakers, American Jews and Israel Alex Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky are senior non-resident scholars at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, and co-authors of Religion,… Read more > ‘Choosing comrades’: Solidarity in the Middle East and Labour’s foreign policy In this essay, Gary Kent argues that the British Labour Party should seek to amplify the voices of allies in… Read more > Settlements and the Two-State Solution: Alan Johnson interviews Lior Amihai Settlement construction beyond Israel’s internationally recognised borders is a controversial topic within Israel and often the subject of international criticism… Read more > After ISIS Symposium: Can ISIS really be defeated without legitimate local governance? | Kyle Orton Editorial Introduction to the Symposium: In this symposium, six experts – Kyle Orton, Aymenn al-Tamimi, Craig Whiteside, David Wells, Michael… Read more > Fathom Forum | Reciprocal Radicalisation Hotbeds: how Islamist and far-Right extremism feed off each other The following remarks were made to a Fathom Forum in London on 3 October 2017. Ebner is a Research Fellow… Read more > Six steps to defeat ISIS Giora Eiland spoke to Fathom about six steps the coalition must take to defeat ISIS: cooperating with Russia, persuading Turkey… Read more >