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Priti Patel: What Went Wrong?

16 November, 2017

The ambitious politician whose reach exceeded her grasp As Priti Patel’s political career lies in ruins, The Jewish Chronicle and other media outlets look back at how it all unfolded By Marcus Dysch, The Jewish Chronicle 8 Nov. 2017 Just a week ago Priti Patel was guest speaker at Ort UK’s annual dinner in London, […]

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

18 August, 2017

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 […]

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Labour MP demonises Israel in false accusation against Priti Patel

30 November, 2017

SFI’s tweet (below) was referenced in this news story by Christians United for Israel UK on 29 Nov 2017.   A Labour MP has used the House of Commons dispatch box to make a false claim against former International Development Minister, Priti Patel, whilst also demonising Israel. In a debate about foreign aid, Kate Osamor, […]

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Labour MP demonises Israel in false accusation against Priti Patel

30 November, 2017

National | SFI in the News

SFI’s tweet (below) was referenced in this news story by Christians United for Israel UK on 29 Nov 2017.   A Labour MP has used the House of Commons dispatch box to make a false claim against former International Development Minister, Priti Patel, whilst also demonising Israel. In a debate about foreign aid, Kate Osamor, […]

Priti Patel: What Went Wrong?

16 November, 2017

National | Top Posts

The ambitious politician whose reach exceeded her grasp As Priti Patel’s political career lies in ruins, The Jewish Chronicle and other media outlets look back at how it all unfolded By Marcus Dysch, The Jewish Chronicle 8 Nov. 2017 Just a week ago Priti Patel was guest speaker at Ort UK’s annual dinner in London, […]

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

18 August, 2017

National | Top Posts

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 […]

Israeli Show, Once Closed by BDS, Returns to Edinburgh Fringe

8 August, 2017

International | National

The New Scotsman, 29.08.17 Brian Fergusson An Israeli theatre company forced to cancel its show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe three years ago because of political protests is to return to the event for the first time this year. Incubator Theatre was targeted by anti-Israeli protesters in 2014 because it received funding from the Israeli […]

Anger over ‘Star of David’ symbol on Labour poster

7 June, 2017

National

Corbyn supporters in Bristol erect banner showing Magen David earrings on Theresa May ‘to highlight her relationship with Israel’ Daniel Sugarman, Jewish Chronicle, 6 June 2017 A giant left-wing political banner in one of Britain’s biggest cities has been condemned as antisemitic for portraying Theresa May wearing Star of David earrings. The banner, which was […]

Labour manifesto calls for end to Palestinian rocket and terror attacks

5 June, 2017

National

Jeremy Corbyn launches policy programme, which pledges to ‘immediately recognise’ Palestine and tackle anti-Semitism Jewish News, 16 May 2017 Direct criticism of Israel has been watered down in Labour’s manifesto, amid concerns that a draft version indicated a hardening of the party’s stance. Labour has called for an end to rocket and terrorist attacks by […]

Write Your MP Now — A Pledge for Israel

5 June, 2017

Campaigns | National

On June 8 we will all have the opportunity to cast our votes in the General Election. Many issues will contribute to each person’s final determination on the candidates placed before them. Sussex Friends of Israel urgently recommends that you consider Israel in determining how you vote. Britain has been one of Israel’s staunchest allies since […]

The conference at the University of Sussex; a gathering of (mostly) idiots

5 June, 2017

Local | National

By David Collier, 14 May 2017 I have just returned from a fascinating two-day conference at the University of Sussex. As someone who researches anti-Zionist forces in the UK, watching these people operate inside an arena so fraught with internal disagreement, made for a fascinating and educational outing. It spanned two full days and included […]

Why Only 13% of British Jews Say They’ll Vote Labour on Election Day

5 June, 2017

National

According to a recent poll, most Jewish voters will not support the Jeremy Corbyn-led political party, which has a dense, recent history of alienating British Jews, including anti-Semitic affiliations. Yair Rosenberg, Tablet Magazine, 30 May 2017 On June 8, the United Kingdom will hold its general election. Today, the London Jewish Chronicle released its polling on […]

Beating BDS with a Dose of Charity

18 November, 2015

Campaigns | International | Local | National | Videos

By C.S. Teitelbaum Mishpacha, page 21, 22 Cheshvan 5776/November 4, 2015 British Jewish organisations that used charitable donations to successfully counter anti-Israel   BDS-ers last Chanukah are expanding their work this year beyond England’s shores. IsrAction Day, scheduled for December 13 with a Chanukah candle lighting ceremony, is designed to encourage the public to purchase Israeli-made […]

SFI Supports National Rally for Israel’s Prime Minister

6 September, 2015

Campaigns | National

Now is the time For three years Sussex Friends of Israel, Pro-Israel Response Group and other grassroots organisations have been at the forefront in the fight against the latest incarnation of antisemitism – an unvarnished hatred that groups like the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign (PSC) subsume under the […]

Statement On Proposed Neo-Nazi Demonstration In Golders Green on July 4th

2 June, 2015

Campaigns | National

As many of you will be aware a very small number of far right neo-Nazis are planning a static demonstration in Golders Green on July 4th. Sussex Friends of Israel along with Pro-Israel Response Group deplore and condemn this obvious attempt to incite our community.  SFI, along with all major community groups have called on […]