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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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Sociologist David Hirsh Digs Deep to Explain Antisemitism and The Left

3 May, 2018

Sussex Jewish News, February 2018, p. 14 Book Review by Winston PickettSometimes the first two sentences of an author’s work explain everything. At other times they offer hints of what’s to come. In David Hirsh’s case, they do both.“This book is about antisemitism in social spaces which think of themselves as anti-racist and democratic,” writes Hirsh, a […]

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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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Fathom: The Making of Within the Eye of the Storm

9 December, 2013

International

An interview with Bassam Aramin, Rami Elhanan and Shelley Hermon Bassam Aramin and Rami Elhanan, a Palestinian and Israeli, were once dedicated fighters willing to kill and be killed. Yet each one of them came face to face with the price of war when their daughters were killed in the conflict. Left with the pain […]

Exclusive: 65 percent of new visitors leave Israel with better impression

5 December, 2013

International | National

From Jewish News Online A staggering 65 percent of first-time visitors from Britain to Israel have an improved impression of the country after seeing the state for themselves, a new survey has revealed, writes Justin Cohen. The research, initiated by the Jewish News and conducted by easyJet among more than 500 passengers, also highlights the […]

Times of Israel: Lighting up Africa with Israeli technology

2 December, 2013

International

BY David Shamah The Times of Israel December 2, 2013, Innovation: Africa nonprofit has helped over half a million people lead better and healthier lives with solar energy projects throughout the continent In central Africa, there’s an orphanage that is a last refuge for hundreds of children. For kids whose parents have died — many […]

Israel invited to join UNHRC’s Western nations group

2 December, 2013

International

By Israel Hayom staff The United Nations Human Rights Council upgrades Israel’s status in the Geneva-based body’s Western European and Others group New position to increase Jerusalem’s ability promote Israel’s interest, block attempts to internationally isolate it. The United Nations Human Rights Council has invited Israel to join its Western European and Others Group nations […]

Ecostream Store Black Friday Bonanza 20% Off Everything

29 November, 2013

Local

Our friends at Ecostream have launched their Black Friday Bonanza with 20% off everything in store. It’s a Black Friday Bonanza with a difference, because the sale goes on and on, from Friday, in to Saturday and on to Sunday. Please support the store, they are great people, fantastic customer service is the key to […]

Israel Wins EU ‘Reducing the Gender Gap’ Prize for ME

28 November, 2013

International

From The Algemeiner 27 November 2013 The European Union Parliament on Wednesday awarded Israel the prize for being the leading country in the Middle East and North Africa in “Reducing the Gender Gap,” the name of the award, Israeli daily Ma’ariv reported. Supreme Court Justice Daphna Barak-Erez will accept the prize on behalf of the […]

Sussex Friends of Israel – the day Brighton UK had enough

28 November, 2013

Local

By Blogger and SFI supporter Monna Young Times of Israel It was a cold September day, as I for the very first time, stood outside Ecostream (the Israeli-based Sodastream store) with an Israeli flag and pro-Israel leaflets, unsure of what was going to happen, in front of a chanting and noisy crowd, armed with Palestinian […]

Sir Tom Jones speaks out against anti-Israel protesters

26 November, 2013

International

By Richard Eden Daily Telegraph Sir Tom Jones says entertainers should ignore calls to boycott Israel because of its treatment of Palestinians When Sir Tom Jones announced that he was to sing in Israel, he declined to respond to protesters who urged him to boycott the country because of its treatment of Palestinians. Now that […]

IDF Treats 2000th Parient in the Philippines

26 November, 2013

International

By Viva Sarah Press Israel21c.org Doctors restore eyesight to four patients; Head of security in Cebu names his daughter after IDF Military Attaché to the Philippines. The IDF medical team in Bogo City in the Philippines treated its 2000th patient over the weekend. One out of every three patients at the field hospital is a […]

BBC: The victims of Syria’s war finding care in Israel

26 November, 2013

International

By Kevin Connolly – BBC Middle East correspondent, Tzfat In the maternity unit at the Sieff Hospital in the Israeli city of Tzfat, the safe arrival of every baby feels like a minor miracle. But on the day we visited, there was one little boy among the row of newborns who will one day have […]

New panel aims to settle Israeli-Palestinian business disputes

19 November, 2013

International

SFI says: Visitors to the EcoStream demonstrations against the BDS are familiar with their ‘Don’t Talk To Zionists’ policy and close-minded refusal to engage in dialogue. What does that make real Palestinians who engage with Israelis? Honestly, BDS: Wake up and smell the humous! BY Maayan Lubell – Reuters – Jerusalem Novermber 18, 2013 Arbitration […]

Israeli Researchers Pioneer Green Crude Oil Alternative Made of Water and CO2

18 November, 2013

International

By Jspace Staff on 11/13/2013 Israeli researchers have discovered a method to turn greenhouse gases into a cleaner burning oil alternative. The process, which uses hydrogen and carbon dioxide to create a greener alternative to crude oil, was developed by scientists at Ben Gurion University of the Negev and is expected to be unveiled this […]