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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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Mike Weatherley to Join Parliamentary Group on British Jews

27 September, 2013

Local

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is to join a new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Jews. The APPG on British Jews is set to launch when parliament returns from the conference recess in October. The Board of Deputies of British Jews – the sole Jewish organisation in the […]

Save a Child’s Heart – Mending Hearts – Building Bridges

27 September, 2013

International

Children We Help The Children brought to Israel are treated at the Wolfson Medical Center in Holon and hosted at the Children’s home nearby. Since 1995, Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) has treated more than 3,000 children suffering from congenital and rheumatic heart disease aging from infancy to 18 years of age from the “four […]

Brighton Festival’s guest director is revealed as Hofesh Shechter

26 September, 2013

Local

From Ben James at the Argus World renowned choreographer Hofesh Shechter has been named as Brighton Festival’s guest director for 2014. The Israeli-born is no stranger to the area, with his company being named Brighton Dome’s first ever resident group in 2008. It marks a move away from the event’s choice of global stars for […]

ZF CONDEMNS INFLAMMATORY CAMPAIGN BY MAP

25 September, 2013

National

The Zionist Federation today condemned in the strongest terms the latest campaign by Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). The campaign, which debuted in Oxford and Islington this week, focuses on the negative impact of security precautions on Palestinian patients seeking to enter Israel for medical treatment, without providing any necessary context, or mentioning that thousands […]

British Jewish Group Knocks Campaign Criticizing Israeli Medical Treatment of Palestinians

25 September, 2013

International

From the Algemeiner Great Britain’s largest Jewish representative body on Friday criticized a campaign in England that focuses on the negative impact of security precautions on Palestinian patients seeking to enter Israel for medical treatment. The Zionist Federation said the campaign launched by Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) last week was done so “without providing […]

Ed Miliband and MPs in Labour delegation to Israel

24 September, 2013

Local

By Marcus Dysch, JC.com September 24, 2013 Senior Labour shadow cabinet members are due to join the party’s biggest delegation to visit Israel for years. Shadow Defence Secretary Jim Murphy will lead the group — co-ordinated by Labour Friends of Israel — in meetings with Israel’s defence minister Moshe Ya’alon and other counter-terror experts. They […]

Latest Sussex Express letter regarding Southern Water

20 September, 2013

Local

Sussex Friends of Israel is continuing to correct the misinformation being reported in the SUSSEX EXPRESS. This is the second open letter to Sussex Express from SFI on the subject of Southern Water’s metering programme in Lewes. The Editor Sussex Express Temple House, 25-26 High Street, Lewes East Sussex BN7 2LU 19 September 2013 Dear […]

Israel’s secret doctors – report from the National Post

19 September, 2013

International

iL4Syrians: THEY DON’T TELL OTHERS WHERE THEY’RE GOING AND THEY DON’T SAY WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN Israel’s secret doctors By Robert Fulford National Post (Canada) September 7, 2013 Courtesy of TomGrossMedia To help refugees from the Syrian war, Israeli doctors and aid workers must do their work furtively. When they go into refugee camps in […]

Facebook Under Fire for Allowing Hate Speech Against Jews

18 September, 2013

International

The Algemeiner SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 3:16 PM Facebook, Inc. came under fire on Tuesday for allowing hate speech against Jews to proliferate in its online community. A group called “Remove Hate From FB” said the online site has gone far in blocking pages denigrating other minority groups, but attacks against Jews are allowed to linger […]

Jewish Group Asks UN To Act On New Anti-Israel Olympic Chief

17 September, 2013

International

The Simon Wiesenthal Center is urging the United Nations to pressure the International Olympic Committee to force its newly elected president, Thomas Bach, to resign his position as head of a German organization that advocates boycotting Israeli products, Israel Radio reported late Thursday. Bach, a former fencer who went on to head the German Olympic […]

Australian studio ’round’ ace Jewish film festival identity

17 September, 2013

International

Graphic Design: Australian studio round ace Jewish film festival identity Posted by It’s Nice That’s Rob Alderson, Wednesday 11 September 2013 Impressive identity work always floats our boat here at It’s Nice That, all the more so when it works effortlessly across different media. Step forward then Melbourne studio round which was commissioned by the […]

The Success Story of the Israeli Look & Cook App

8 September, 2013

International

By: Assaf Gilad Translated from Calcalist (Israel). August 27, 2013 Translated by: Hanni Manor The number of successful Israeli-developed applications ranking high on Apple’s App Store can be counted on one hand. And so far, there have been barely any Israeli applications promoted by Apple in the framework of the company’s public relations campaigns. The […]