Category Archives: Antisemitism

Shiva Asar B’Tammuz 5776 – time for an antisemitism update

Religious Jews the world over are marking the fast of 17th of Tammuz today (since the 17th fell on Shabbat, the fast has been deferred to today, the 18th). The fast day, from sunrise to sunset, marks the start of … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Judaism, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Labour investigates its own antisemitism, finds nothing, insults Israel and Jews

True to his promise earlier this year, following several instances of antisemitism in his party, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn commissioned an inquiry into antisemitism in the party, chaired by Shami Chakrabarti.  Sadly the investigation descended from farce into outrage and … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Incitement, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Baruch Dayan Emet – Elie Wiesel has passed away

Elie Wiesel, a giant of the Jewish nation passed away yesterday, Shabbat, aged 87. There is surely hardly anyone who hasn’t heard of the Holocaust survivor who became “the conscience of the world”, standing up for Holocaust survivors, the Jewish … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, History, Judaism, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Muslims riot, attack Jews on Temple Mount; police throw out the Jews

The above events described in my headline did not occur in some benighted antisemitic country, and the police in question do not act under the command of a tyrannical dictatorship. This occurred in the Jewish sovereign State of Israel and … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Defence and Military, Incitement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Mahmoud Abbas water-libels Israel, lies as he retracts, and the EU applauds him

Last week I wrote about the disgraceful “water-libel” published by the Independent newspaper, where Israel was accused of turning off the water to Palestinian villages, particularly during Ramadan. Despite the refutations by several Israeli bloggers as well as official denials … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Incitement, International relations | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Combatting BDS – Should we fight it or ignore it?

BDS is never far from the headlines, more often than not in the shape of #BDSFails (attempts at boycotts that were spectacular flops). For example in recent weeks we have seen the second-largest German bank, Commerzbank, shut down an anti-Israel … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Boycotts and BDS, Incitement, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments