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Barcelona Attack Hits Near Kosher Restaurant, Keeping Jerusalem on Edge

18 August, 2017

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 […]

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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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It’s All Right to Enjoy a Good BDS Fail

15 August, 2017

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 […]

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Barcelona Attack Hits Near Kosher Restaurant, Keeping Jerusalem on Edge

18 August, 2017

International | Top Posts

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

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 […]

Remove Holocaust Denier David Irving’s Works from Manchester U

17 August, 2017

Campaigns

Sussex Friends of Israel supports the Change.org initiative by Northwest Friends of Israel: (For background, click here.) Manchester University has refused to move works by David Irving from open display on library shelves or to label them as “Holocaust denial” literature. According to the IHRA definition of anti Semitism which has been adopted by the […]

Surprise: BOTH Palestinians and Israelis Don’t Want a ‘One-State’ Solution

15 August, 2017

International | Thought Pieces

Tablet Magazine, 9 August 2017 By Yair Rosenberg Last week, Israeli and Palestinian pollsters released their annual temperature check on the two nations’ attitudes towards peace. As usual, narrow majorities of both publics voiced support for a two-state solution, and as usual, this fact grabbed most of the headlines. But a far more interesting finding, one that also represents long-running […]

It’s All Right to Enjoy a Good BDS Fail

15 August, 2017

Thought Pieces | Top Posts

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

Top Posts

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 […]

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 […]

Nikki Haley Slams UN Human Rights Council Over ‘Pathological Campaign’ Against Israel

8 June, 2017

International | Videos

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley. Photo: US Mission to UN. Ben Cohen, The Algemeiner, 6 June 2017 Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, excoriated the international organization’s Human Rights Council over its anti-Israel bias in a toughly-worded speech before the council’s 35th session at UN Headquarters in Geneva on Tuesday afternoon. Speculation […]

Still Stuck Between May and June of 1967

7 June, 2017

Thought Pieces

The Six Day War at 50, Yossi Klein Halevi, The New York Times, 6 June 2017 JERUSALEM — As far as the world is concerned, June 5 marks the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War. For Israelis, though, the anniversary doesn’t begin on June 5, when the fighting broke out between Israel and its Arab […]

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 […]

50 Years Ago Today: Israel Captures Jerusalem’s Old City

7 June, 2017

International | Videos

From Day 1 of the war, Jordanians had been bombarding western Jerusalem from eastern Jerusalem. Today, 50 years ago, Israeli forces took control of eastern Jerusalem including the Old City and the Temple Mount, Judaism’s holiest site. This was seen by many as a profound moment in Jewish history. In the seventh video of our […]

DAYS BEFORE TRUMP VISIT, WEST BANK CITY NAMES SQUARE AFTER TERRORIST

5 June, 2017

International

Jerusalem Post, 16 May 2017 Just days before US President Donald Trump arrives in the region, the Palestinian Authority which claims it wants to reach a peace agreement with Israel, continues to take actions to glorify killers of Israelis. Earlier this week a square in the West Bank city of Tulkarm was named after Maher Younis, […]