Fathom Long Read | The Meaning of David Miller

By David Hirsh
According to Bristol University Professor David Miller, ‘Britain is in the grip of an assault on its public... Read more > March 2021

It was the new phenomenon of Israel-focused antisemitism that required the new definition. David Hirsh responds to a recent ‘call...

By David Hirsh
40 UK-based Israeli academics, broadly from the anti-Zionist left, have issued a ‘call to reject’ the IHRA Working... Read more > January 2021

Fathom Opinion | Jews are asking for protection from their universities from antisemitism. David Feldman’s ‘All Lives Matter’ response is...

By David Hirsh
This is a response to an article by David Feldman, ‘The government should not impose a faulty definition... Read more > December 2020

The UK Election 2019 | Corbyn’s legacy is that political antisemitism has re-entered the British mainstream

By David Hirsh
David Hirsh, author of Contemporary Left Antisemitism argues that Corbyn’s movement has left behind many thousands of people... Read more > December 2019

The Corbyn left: the politics of position and the politics of reason

By David Hirsh
Abstract This paper is about a preference within contemporary left-wing culture for defining opponents as not belonging rather... Read more > Autumn 2015

Book Review | Jews and the Left: The Rise and Fall of a Political Alliance

By David Hirsh
Social theorists sometimes enjoy treating the ‘now’ as the key turning point of history; they like it because... Read more > Winter 2015

Book Review: Rebels Against Zion

By David Hirsh
In the first half of the 20th century, most Jews failed to find their way to a successful... Read more > Winter 2014

Defining antisemitism down

By David Hirsh
When the UCU rejected the EUMC Working Definition of antisemitism which states that some kinds of criticism of... Read more > Winter 2013