Tag Archives: Europe

The West’s shameful response to the Iran protests

In my earlier post about the Iran protests I mentioned the limp response from both Western governments and Western media.  Melanie Phillips picks up on the weak institutional response from the West, saying: … utterly risible the gloss initially put … Continue reading

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Terror in Europe: What starts with the Jews doesn’t end with the Jews

Last Thursday Barcelona became the latest European target of “sudden Jihad syndrome”, when a Muslim terrorist drove a van directly into a crowd of bystanders, killing 14 innocent people. The 14th victim was 7 year-old Julian Cadman, a British-Australian boy. … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Once again a dreadful terror attack, this time in France, has made me think twice about posting a Good News Friday post, but I’ve come to the conclusion that if I only publish good news posts in a week when … Continue reading

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Brexit Indeed! They’re out!

After a nail-biting sleepless night, the results are in – and Britain is out! By a slim majority of 52-48% the British public voted to leave the EU. Following this result, David Cameron announced his resignation, to take place in … Continue reading

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Brexit – is it good for the Jews or bad?

Voting in the referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Union or break away (i.e. “Brexit”) is well under way in Britain as I write these words, though the results won’t be known until much later tonight or … Continue reading

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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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