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Howard Jacobson on anti-Zionism: “It’s chutzpah with blood on it”

The renowned British Jewish writer and columnist Howard Jacobson, famous for coining the term “as-a-Jew” or “ASHamed Jews”, was interviewed by the BBC’s Chris Cook on the subject of the intersection of antisemitism and anti-Zionism. Jacobson was very hard-hitting and … Continue reading

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The Left and its “anti-Zionism-not-antisemitism problem”

Before I start I want to make clear, in case the sarcasm in my headline doesn’t come through clearly, that I consider anti-Zionism to be indeed antisemitism. Following yesterday’s post on Labour’s woes with its anti-Zionist-not-antisemitic members, today too, two … Continue reading

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The two extremes of British politics regarding Israel and antisemitism

Antisemitism and anti-Israel activism in British politics have been grabbing the headlines in recent weeks. It now looks like the British are starting to wake up to the fact that anti-Zionism is a mere cloak to disguise old-fashioned antisemitism, aka … Continue reading

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UK charity which supports anti-Israel activity loses government funding

Some more good news out of the UK, where it seems that the authorities are waking up sharply to the scourge of antisemitism. Today’s good news, as reported by the Daily Telegraph, is that the charity War on Want has … Continue reading

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Israel Apartheid Week – Deep hatred and great support

There is altogether too much bad news going on and it’s very easy to sink into a sea of gloom and despair. But never fear, Anne is here! I shall try to ease the burden of bad news with some … Continue reading

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Despite all the pressures, two huge #BDSFails

With all the panicky talk of Israel’s diplomatic and economic isolation due to BDS, the stories of academic boycotts (or at least attempted ones), and the upcoming academic pogrom known as “Israel Apartheid Week” which is slated to take place … Continue reading

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