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Alona Ferber @paperdispatch London, England

Special Projects Editor @NewStatesman @NS_Spotlight | Tweets on UK, Israel/Palestine, Judaism, other stuff | retweets don't mean endorsement (& other caveats)

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More sectors poised to join anti-Netanyahu protests tonight. This is how the lockdown only bolstered dissent https://t.co/pEbElarXSb
Retweeted by Alona FerberSudan premier ready for Israel ties if parliament approves - sources https://t.co/aMWM4DXjOsEXCLUSIVE: Research by @CityMonitorAI finds that in the UK, urban areas with dwindling social-housing stock and inc… https://t.co/KKRMYbRi2B
Retweeted by Alona FerberCovid-19 is a disease that feeds on deprivation. What the UK is suffering is a "syndemic" – a synthesis of epidemic… https://t.co/7owKDldZgg
Retweeted by Alona Ferber‘Every woman on Instagram is exposed’: New AI software creates nude photos of clothed women - disturbing report fro… https://t.co/DR2T0fVbCH
10/22
2020
“Air pollution last year caused the premature death of nearly half a million babies in their first month of life, w… https://t.co/ldfYiH3ZTVJoin @NS_Spotlight and @EnergyMonitorAI from 23-27 November, for a week of discussion on how to meet the UK's net z… https://t.co/lV7pWDrigr'Ministers are pursuing an ambitious lockdown strategy while also trying to reduce public spending. These two objec… https://t.co/0PhKupkEWa
10/21
2020
That's quite an impressive response https://t.co/PGpxr8BchNSweden’s Anders Tegnell: We did not pursue “herd immunity” against Covid-19 - fascinating interview with the Swedis… https://t.co/5ybed33rssTwo held in assaults on anti-Netanyahu protesters in central Israel, one for the second time https://t.co/Lobpt1FzbzMorning! Today we start with a joint coverage of the China-US decoupling, alongside @techmonitorai and… https://t.co/7rS60ZIu5P
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10/20
2020
'There are rare, shimmering moments where Clark succeeds in capturing Sylvia Plath. But she flickers. It’s only in… https://t.co/HMt67RZNPrBiden gets 75% of the Jewish vote in new AJC poll - his best result in a poll of the Jewish community so far, and t… https://t.co/EOZ2UT1nGV
Retweeted by Alona FerberIn November, join @NewStatesman @NS_Spotlight & @EnergyMonitorAI for Net Zero Policy Week! With @CarolineLucas,… https://t.co/I5vYpRRMYW
Retweeted by Alona Ferber'More than 10,000 people took part in the All-Party Political Group inquiry which found that 58% of people visited… https://t.co/S8PeTi01jaRape prosecutors in England and Wales given new advice over dating apps. Guidelines for Crown Prosecution Service (… https://t.co/DOfoqvUtg9. @Anoosh_C reveals how the government paid private contractors almost double the retail value for food parcels con… https://t.co/EkoyaeEZKDIsraeli protesters are calling on Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over his government’s failings on Covid-19, as well… https://t.co/7iVTlGuC9H
Retweeted by Alona FerberSaeb Erekat, who contracted coronavirus earlier this month, was transferred to an Israeli hospital on Sunday and is… https://t.co/XikO8ujSa5
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10/19
2020
BREAKING: Jacinda Ardern has won a second term in office after her rival conceded in New Zealand's general election… https://t.co/C0TcEu08ns
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10/17
2020
Great job going at the NS >>> https://t.co/iEQUSVbxH7 @josiegz Here hospital visiting is really limited, and often to just one person at a time. @josiegz What's the situation in Israel? @josiegz Thanks so much for sharing, Josie!"Birth partners are not mere visitors, and shouldn’t be treated as dispensable. Why have women have been allowed to… https://t.co/CmJoQaQaK1
Retweeted by Alona Ferber*restrictionsVisiting restrctions are still in place in maternity services in some hospitals. As we head into various regional l… https://t.co/Ey31JbXeVHThe pandemic response must include tackling poverty and inequality, says @Jeanelleuk https://t.co/p5oeAQBCOV
Retweeted by Alona FerberMy bike was stolen on the night of Weds 14th in Stepney Green, east London - it's an extra small B'twin Triban 500… https://t.co/fLtLMax0gY
Retweeted by Alona FerberThis piece by ⁦@ellieapeake⁩ on Snapchat streaks & revenge porn: what it's like to be a teen online during #COVID19https://t.co/DZJ7UCCy3D
Retweeted by Alona FerberBlack men have higher coronavirus death rate than anyone else in England and Wales https://t.co/MYeTGRCJvH“I think that we really underestimate what we lose from not being in the office because we are a creative industry… https://t.co/Blm5GqwXgF
10/16
2020
“We have unanimously opposed the government’s plans for Tier 3,” says Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham "They… https://t.co/Zs5CmWwTPK
Retweeted by Alona FerberAndy Burnham currently making a TV statement. He says GM was told by JVT last night that 'to bring the infection ra… https://t.co/SgmxdGA6OK
Retweeted by Alona FerberWe are holding our next @NS_Spotlight & @NewStatesman Global Policy Forum in February, this time on how to ensure a… https://t.co/N4yRKnqbL8Watching the war in Nagorno-Karabakh, I think of my Armenian ancestors fleeing their home - beautiful and powerful… https://t.co/fRtNKY961fYair Lapid w scathing speech @ Knesset: "Yes the agreement with the UAE is a positive achievement. That’s the truth… https://t.co/7lUEcLXcpw
Retweeted by Alona FerberA Pew survey this week found that 70% of American Jews overall plan to vote for Biden, while 27% plan to vote for T… https://t.co/ri5cnz9m00According to a new poll, 83 percent of Orthodox Jews say they will vote for Trump, compared to just 13% who say the… https://t.co/9D8xL1YPxi
10/15
2020
"The makeover show served almost as a public service announcement on how to cheat your way to a level of middle-cla… https://t.co/UbLFUpMciA
Retweeted by Alona FerberSection 21 remains a leading cause of homelessness. @sajeraj on the elephant in the room for the UK's housing marke… https://t.co/PxNtC6yfNS
Retweeted by Alona FerberUK ‘unique in its light-touch approach’ to gender pay gap https://t.co/3g7NHBx12k“Buying doesn't necessarily make us happier. It did make some people very wealthy and they put a lot of effort into… https://t.co/oYCiY9drRW
Retweeted by Alona FerberIsraeli protesters are calling on Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over his government’s failings on Covid-19, as well… https://t.co/7gwOGJcLIj
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10/14
2020
Tik Tok removes channel of Jewish extremist group Lehava https://t.co/YbfDUtHOqnBig change in strategy for Labour - so far Starmer has supported the government's restrictions. "This was not inev… https://t.co/CZsfnk3EjJ
Retweeted by Alona FerberKeir Starmer is calling for a national lockdown https://t.co/jVeHqhM8KcFreedom of information: how your right to know is being quietly removed - inportant report from @llaurieclarke https://t.co/ADQglPslzQThe surprising history of the written word - lovely piece by @sajeraj https://t.co/0yjMrKFoIy
10/13
2020
Poll conducted by @i24NEWS: 63.3% of Israelis say Donald Trump will be a better president for Israel. Only 18.8% prefer Joe Biden
Retweeted by Alona FerberParamedics, GPs, cardiologists, pathologists and others tell us people are still not accessing healthcare like befo… https://t.co/5HB6n7a0WF
Retweeted by Alona FerberA sign outside the West Bank settlement of Yizhar warning Palestinians not to enter. Source: @glick_sh https://t.co/HzNUsduXBr
Retweeted by Alona Ferber @emilyctamkin @NeilBhatiya Mazal tov!
10/12
2020
@emilyctamkin Mazal tov Emily!
10/10
2020
'It is an arresting realisation: that a significant number of world leaders have been advised by individuals with a… https://t.co/SSf0UgcrBlOne year after attack on synagogue in Halle, domestic security agency warns that anti-Semitism in Germany is underg… https://t.co/tdDCRNyUoGHow anti-Netanyahu unrest is pushing Israel’s coalition to the brink - my piece on Israel's political turmoil https://t.co/13IKV4uAYr
10/9
2020
Ukraine has deported two men from a violent American neo-Nazi group who tried to set up a local branch and join a f… https://t.co/fn4kZaZSrcResponding to this crisis and planning our recovery gives us a chance to reassess the undervalued work of the early… https://t.co/YQB6TzeYQh
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10/8
2020
'This essay is for all the people who have not peopled all the novels published in our country; who are simply abse… https://t.co/HoOpWuNQSNFascinating interview by @sajeraj https://t.co/n0W8hdJFSYSara Netanyahu is under fire for having a hairdresser at the official residence last week to help her prepare for a… https://t.co/SUuNfD2llI
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10/7
2020
White House Gift Shop selling "Trump Defeats COVID" commemorative coin https://t.co/AiopQG6kWz https://t.co/2IlM8Cbkm6
Retweeted by Alona FerberWhy half a million redundancies are only the beginning of the UK's jobs crisis Sobering stuff from @Anoosh_C https://t.co/7JgNI4NtE9A shift towards neutrality, not endearment. What happens to public opinion when a world leader gets Covid-19? Ver… https://t.co/wSpAj3IrwO
10/6
2020
Four pieces of information in that briefing: a) Trump's fever was "high" b) Trump's lung scans show "expected findi… https://t.co/4DBiK1jkqj
Retweeted by Alona Ferber'Faced with this abandonment, many Palestinian policy analysts and intellectuals are asking: Where do we go from he… https://t.co/V3PVMegc25Cops in Tel Aviv arrested 38 protesters against Netanyahu last night, claiming protests were violent. This morning… https://t.co/mlUcI6kmMo
Retweeted by Alona FerberDespite restrictions, anti-Netanyahu protests continue at hundreds of locations all over Israel https://t.co/Wn8HzeGW0J
Retweeted by Alona Ferber➡️ After Netanyhau gov't limits protests, anti-Netanyahu protests continue at hundreds of locations across Israel.… https://t.co/pUgc7U29V0
Retweeted by Alona FerberAnti-Netanyahu protesters attacked and sent to the hospital in multiple cities across Israel as protests take place… https://t.co/NoCeP9xaJq
10/4
2020
Masterclass interview! https://t.co/UlPrWdg1gk
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10/3
2020
Very important point - @WhiteHouse is stressing that @realDonaldTrump going to #WalterReed will not involve temp tr… https://t.co/7Ob4A2irPC
Retweeted by Alona FerberIn place of our normal Shabbat Reading List, today @JewishCurrents tried out a new format: a series of short takes… https://t.co/cny41nHgvd
Retweeted by Alona FerberOn Monday, MPs will debate the Government's woeful response to the @HoCpetitions Committee's report on the impact o… https://t.co/5toBsgxpnF
Retweeted by Alona Ferber"Having built his political career on questioning generally accepted truth, no one has done more than Donald Trump… https://t.co/ts1mDp2I7oAfter White House officials learned of Hicks's symptoms, Trump and his entourage flew to New Jersey, where he atten… https://t.co/4XrpGEJAjp
Retweeted by Alona FerberWe totally knew this was coming, but this month is a disaster for working women 865k women dropped out of the lab… https://t.co/o9F89TziJr
Retweeted by Alona FerberFascinating piece from @jonnyrobertball about how the NHS survived the first wave of Covid-19 by ignoring the most… https://t.co/nvKaeXukeuPLAYBOOK https://t.co/k6eOU7S3Jv
Retweeted by Alona FerberWhile I am in the middle of a house move that will inch me slightly closer to central London, the rest of the city… https://t.co/7Ixa9mm4n1
Retweeted by Alona FerberThe news throws the US presidential election campaign into disarray. https://t.co/bKOZVNMFyf
Retweeted by Alona FerberThe NSPCC recorded its highest ever number of messages about at risk children in May https://t.co/6AMNDJlyDj! https://t.co/XgbWjAnLz1
10/2
2020
ציון יום השנה ה20 לאירועי אוקטובר. הנחת זרים על קברי ההרוגים בסכנין ובג'ת, טקס דומה יתקיים גם בנצרת , עראבה , כפר… https://t.co/9BkvdBHzk9
Retweeted by Alona FerberSheldon Adelson's "newspaper" Israel Hayom - propaganda sheet for the right - tells Israeli readership that Trump w… https://t.co/Ltx8mjcB6J
Retweeted by Alona FerberIsrael's second national lockdown started on Friday 18 September, and restrictions were tightened again a week later https://t.co/3oP23G3r9zHalf of Conservative party members believe Islam is threat, poll finds https://t.co/VrSNfpW8bw
10/1
2020
Re "stand back and standby," people who work in monitoring and de-radicalization and otherwise studying white power… https://t.co/MIrc31yI3G
Retweeted by Alona FerberBREAKING MPs will get a vote on any new national coronavirus lockdown, Matt Hancock announces in concession to Tory… https://t.co/J7f2HHTcZy
Retweeted by Alona FerberDowning Street confirms the government is examining proposals for off shore asylum processing centers (as per… https://t.co/nYiYEm4sSJ
Retweeted by Alona Ferber'Merriam-Webster noted that “stand back” means to “take a few steps backwards" but “stand by” means “to be or to ge… https://t.co/mK5lzjjcRYThe Proud Boys are already selling a "Standing By" t-shirt https://t.co/AKvhlIqy0j https://t.co/O1YRjsFlit
Retweeted by Alona FerberThe Proud Boys are ecstatic tonight about getting mentioned in the debate tonight. "Trump basically said to go fuc… https://t.co/rNxehnscKb
Retweeted by Alona FerberTwo in three of those polled thought the government should encourage and financially support men to do more carework https://t.co/LMUaUjALntToday we have launched the final report of the #WBGCommission on a Gender- Equal Economy. Our report… https://t.co/qyynxCjAiD
Retweeted by Alona FerberSinging banned indoors for groups of 2 or more persons. Basically, it’s solo karaoke only for the North East and No… https://t.co/eO50KRxVkD
Retweeted by Alona FerberNow protesters in Israel will not be allowed to travel more than a kilometer from their homes to attend a demonstra… https://t.co/hCm1k1bb09
9/30
2020
@emilyctamkin It's almost as if they didn't really think they did anything that bad in the first place....
9/29
2020

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