What do you do?
International student recruitment for a UK university.
Where do you live?
Chapel Allerton, Leeds (allegedly “the Islington of the north”).
Do you vote?
How long have you been a subscriber?
About seven years.
What made you start?
It made sense to make it a more regular habit.
Is the NS bug in the family?
No – my wife and the cats have other interests.
What pages do you flick to first?
Back, front, middle.
How do you read yours?
Slowly. There’s usually a backlog of previous editions!
What would you like to see more of in the NS?
Who are your favourite NS writers?
Who would you put on the cover of the NS?
Kaja Kallas or Bridget Phillipson.
With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?
Aliyev, Putin, Lukashenko – a triumvirate of horrors.
All-time favourite NS article?
Various articles by Anoosh Chakelian on Armenia in the past couple of years.
The New Statesman is…
a light illuminating the darkness.
[See also: Subscriber of the week: Graham Fulcher]
This article appears in the 29 Nov 2023 issue of the New Statesman, Being Jewish Now