Category Archives: Antisemitism

Jonathan Pollard – free at last, but the injustice continues

On Friday we were greeted with the very good news that Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was finally released after 30 years languishing in prison on espionage charges that would have entailed at maximum a 10 year sentence for any other … Continue reading

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The EU labelling guidelines and BDS – continuing the war against Israel by other means

In my earlier post on the EU’s settlements-labelling guidelines, I called it a boycott. However the EU, in reaction to criticism of its  which went into practice today, insist that it is not a boycott, but merely a technical issue, … Continue reading

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What do the Palestinians want? Not the end of the occupation but the end of Israel

The question and answer in my headline might seem a bit harsh, a bit raw, but if you look at the bare facts and study history – the history of the Middle East and the history of the Jewish nation … Continue reading

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Bibi and the Mufti

A mini-storm of exaggerated hysteria has erupted over Binyamin Netanyahu’s faux pas – or maybe it was a deliberate overstatement – that the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin el-Husseini, influenced Hitler to exterminate the Jews as opposed to “just” … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn: bad for the Jews, bad for Britain too?

In an ominous sign for the New Year, last weekend the worst happened and the execrable Jeremy Corbyn, that “not an antisemitic bone in his body” British MP with an unusual penchant for anti-Semitic “friends” – the likes of Hamas,  … Continue reading

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The approach to Rosh Hashanah: The sound of the Shofar

Rosh Hashana begins on Sunday night and there is not much time left for posting. The news is almost unrelentingly bad and I really don’t feel like posting anything more about Iran, BDS, anti-Israel activity, anti-Semitism, the delegitimization of Israel, … Continue reading

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