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The rows about antisemitism are bad for us all

4 October, 2017

I long for the day that Labour deals with this problem properly — for their sake and for ours By Jonathan Freedland The Jewish Chronicle, 3 October  2017 I can’t claim that I’ve been singing it, but each time I think of it, it makes me smile. You can join in if you like. Hum […]

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SFI Endorses IBA’s Stop-Israel-Bashing Campaign in the U.N.

4 October, 2017

Join the new campaign by the Israel Britain Alliance to stop the ongoing, relentless Israel-bashing in the United Nations. For background, see this video… and read this commentary: Our world is a scary place right now. Headlines are dominated by the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar, the continuing disaster in Syria and the prospect […]

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SFI Supports Campaign Asking Union Leader to apologise for dismissing antisemitism in Labour Party

4 October, 2017

Unite trade union leader Len McCluskey appeared to dismiss cases of antisemitism in the Labour Party last week when he gave an interview saying he had “never been at a meeting where there was any antisemitic language or any attacks on the Jewish nation; they would have had short shrift at any meeting that I […]

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The rows about antisemitism are bad for us all

4 October, 2017

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I long for the day that Labour deals with this problem properly — for their sake and for ours By Jonathan Freedland The Jewish Chronicle, 3 October  2017 I can’t claim that I’ve been singing it, but each time I think of it, it makes me smile. You can join in if you like. Hum […]

SFI Endorses IBA’s Stop-Israel-Bashing Campaign in the U.N.

4 October, 2017

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Join the new campaign by the Israel Britain Alliance to stop the ongoing, relentless Israel-bashing in the United Nations. For background, see this video… and read this commentary: Our world is a scary place right now. Headlines are dominated by the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar, the continuing disaster in Syria and the prospect […]

SFI Supports Campaign Asking Union Leader to apologise for dismissing antisemitism in Labour Party

4 October, 2017

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Unite trade union leader Len McCluskey appeared to dismiss cases of antisemitism in the Labour Party last week when he gave an interview saying he had “never been at a meeting where there was any antisemitic language or any attacks on the Jewish nation; they would have had short shrift at any meeting that I […]

Barcelona Attack Hits Near Kosher Restaurant, Keeping Jerusalem on Edge

18 August, 2017

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went to the ministry’s situation room soon after the attack to monitor developments. The Jerusalem Post, 17 August 2017 With thousands of Israelis currently on vacation in Barcelona at the height of the summer tourism season, Jerusalem carefully monitored the situation there following Thursday’s terrorist attack, trying to track down all […]

British Left-Wing Sexism & Antisemitism: Two Peas; One Pod

18 August, 2017

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My comrades on the Left flaunt their moral superiority. But many of them are the most racist and sexist of all Trevor Phillips, Daily Mail 16 August 2017 Trevor Phillips is the Former Head Of The Commission For Racial Equality Jess Phillips, the MP for Birmingham Yardley, said Left-wing men ‘don’t think of [women] in […]

It’s All Right to Enjoy a Good BDS Fail

15 August, 2017

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Pro-Israeli and Pro-Palestinian protestors at the Shalom Festival in Scotland. (photo credit:RESERVISTS ON DUTY) Commentary Magazine, 11 August 2017 By Jonathan Marks It is tricky to assess the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. On the one hand, one does not want to underestimate the damage to Israel’s reputation done by even unsuccessful […]

University refuses to move books by Holocaust denier David Irving

9 August, 2017

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The Times, 6 August 2017 By Sian Griffiths Manchester University has come under fire for refusing to move works by David Irving from open display on library shelves or to label them as “Holocaust denial” literature. In recent months, growing numbers of British universities, including Cambridge and University College London (UCL), have reclassified works by the […]