BoD’s Arkush: The Consequences of Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘antisemitic views’

31 May, 2018

By Anna Mikhailova, Telegraph, 30.05.18 Jeremy Corbyn has been accused by one of Britain’s most senior Jewish leaders of holding “anti-Semitic views” which could drive Jewish people out of Britain if he becomes Prime Minister. Jonathan Arkush, the outgoing President of the Board of Deputies, said British Jews were for the first time asking “do […]

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Jeremy Corbyn can’t pretend he has only just noticed

27 March, 2018

The Labour leader refers to ‘pockets’ of antisemitism in his party but fails to say that for 30 years he was in them too   Hugo Rifkind, The TIMES, 26 March 2018   Did you know that Jeremy Corbyn’s mother fought at the Battle of Cable Street? I know it’s a well-kept political secret, a […]

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Corbyn & ‘Palestine Live’: The Ultimate Mainstreaming of Antisemitism?

14 March, 2018

DAN HODGES: Last week Corbyn and his anti-Semitic pals smashed the moral compass to pieces but the most terrifying thing of all? Nobody even cares Mail on Sunday, 11 March 2018 Imagine the following scenario. In the next few months an extreme party surges to the brink of power on mainland Europe. Its leader is […]

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Countdown to the Six Day War — 8 May 1967

5 June, 2017

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In May of 1967, the state of Israel was only 19 years old. At its inception in 1948, five Arab armies had coordinated a military invasion to prevent the creation of the small Jewish country. But Israel’s War of Independence succeeded in repelling the forces bent on Israel’s destruction. Israel reclaimed sovereignty over the ancient […]

Beating BDS with a Dose of Charity

18 November, 2015

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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 […]

Anti-Semitism, Palestinian state factor into Jewish calculus in U.K. election

23 April, 2015

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Ahead of the British election, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband (pictured), who is Jewish, has drawn criticism from his own religious community for his party’s support of a Palestinian state. Credit: Ed Miliband – Flickr via Wikimedia Commons. By Alina Dain Sharon/ 23 April 2015 Rising anti-Semitism and the issue of Palestinian statehood will be […]

Legal bid to save anti-Israel Southampton conference rejected

23 April, 2015

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Jewish Chronicle, April 16, 2015 Plans to hold a conference questioning Israel’s right to exist have been scrapped after a legal challenge by its organisers was rejected. Professors Oren Ben Dor and Suleiman Sharkh applied for a judicial review after Southampton University said it would not host the conference this weekend because of security concerns […]

SFI Statement on Cancellation of Southampton Conference

2 April, 2015

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Sussex Friends of Israel are very pleased with the decision made by the University of Southampton to withdraw permission for the International Law and the State of Israel Conference to take place on its campus. In taking a leading role organising a demonstration we did not, nor do not seek to stifle free speech. On […]

Southampton University conference questioning right of Israel to exist ‘scrapped’ after protests

31 March, 2015

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Southampton University has withdrawn permission for a controversial conference questioning Israel’s right to exist to be held on its south-coast campus, claim the event’s organisers THE TELEGRAPH, 31 March 2015 By Patrick Sawer and Jonny Paul The University of Southampton is understood to have withdrawn permission for the three-day conference to be held on its […]

Politicizing Scholarship to Question Israel’s Existence

24 March, 2015


ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS Dr Richard Cravatts, President, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East 22 March 2015 Seeming to give credence to Orwell’s quip that “some ideas are so stupid they could only have been thought of by intellectuals,” faculty at the University of Southampton in England will be sponsoring a three-day conference in April, […]

Community Demonstration at Southampton University

15 March, 2015

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There are many reasons why the April 17 – 19 conference at Southampton University is wrong. Just read the title: International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism. Are they planning on debating the legitimacy of any other sovereign state or is it just Israel that is fair game for such scrutiny? […]

The New Greek Government: Israel has Reason for Concern

29 January, 2015


Photo: Greece’s new Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras of the left-wing party Syriza By Ambassador Arye Mekel January 28, 2015 The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The new Greek government is unlikely to change its policy towards Israel in the near future, despite the fact that its leadership leans towards the Palestinians. The main challenge […]

Globes: Record third quarter for Israeli high-tech investment

28 October, 2014


IVC: 170 start ups raised $701 million, the best third quarter figure ever. In the third quarter of 2014, 170 Israeli high-tech companies attracted $701 million, the IVC Research Center and accounting firm KPMG Somekh Chaikin report today. This is 6% above the $661 million of the third quarter of 2013, but down 24% from […]

JNTV: ‘After Gaza – The New Anti-Semitism’

7 October, 2014


Published on 19 Sep 2014 The latest in the Jewish News’ compelling series of JNTV documentaries reflects on the impact of the recent Gaza conflict on anglo-Jewry. Anti-Semitic incidents hit an all-time high in July 2014. Produced and directed by JNTV’s Ben Burman. More at Click here to see the film: JNTV: ‘After Gaza […]