Bermant liked to describe himself as the Jewish Chronicle's
"licensed heretic" and he came to regard "On
the Other Hand" his weekly column in the paper, as his
pulpit. His topics covered matters spiritual and not so spiritual.
He wrote with wit and insight on subjects ranging from Israeli
politics, war criminal trials and political correctness in
the Church of England, to mad cows, kosher pigs and semitic
The long awaited compilation of Chaim's memorable Jewish Chronicle
articles was launched on Thursday 11th May 2000
The book went on sale from Thursday 1st June and is available
in all good book shops.
It is also available online from Amazon.