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Interview: Ed Miliband

On the eve of the UK general election, I interviewed Labour leader Ed Miliband for the Jewish Chronicle.

We discussed his approach to Israel and the Palestinians, antisemitism in Britain, and his views on personalities including British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, and American comedian Larry David.

You can read the interview here, on the JC website, or below:

Ed Miliband’s relationship with the Jewish community has been sorely tested in the year since the Labour leader claimed he felt closer to British Jews than ever before.

But as the election campaign reaches its climax, the man fighting to be Prime Minister this week … Continue Reading

The General Election

During the course of the past three months I have been covering the run-up to the general election in Britain, due to take place on May 7.

I’ve interviewed a series of leading politicians, candidates and others involved in key seats and constituencies for what is likely to be a remarkable election.

The leading piece from my coverage was this interview with Labour leader Ed Miliband.

We discussed his approach to Israel and the Palestinians, antisemitism in Britain, and his views on personalities including British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, and American comedian Larry David.

I also looked at the chances of … Continue Reading