The Finklers Again

10 04 2011

Category: politics

It’s doubtful that Sir Gerald Kaufman has read Howard Jacobson’s Booker Prize-winning novel The Finkler Question. It features a prominent man, who’s Jewish and who campaigns passionately against Israel.

Kaufman’s own passion against Israel is so strong it seems to have given him Tourette’s on the subject. When it might be mentioned in his presence he can’t help but blurt out the  offensive things that are perhaps usually just running ’round his mind.

This very short video is taken from a House of Commons debate on 30th March 2011:



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