Tag Archives: Europe

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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What incitement feels like for Muslim children and how it influences their lives into the future

Millions of words, acres of newsprint and gigabytes of bandwidth have been spent trying to explain the phenomenon of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish incitement in Muslim societies. The Israeli government, particularly Binyamin Netanyahu himself, go on and on about incitement to … Continue reading

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How not to fight terrorism – and how it can be fought

In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, politicians, the media – old and news – and the chatterati are alive questions on How Did This Happen and What Can Be Done? Here is a short guide: How not to … Continue reading

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Intelligence failures and political correctness enabled the Paris attacks

In the wake of the deadly terror rampage in Paris on Friday night, journalists and political commentators have been speaking up about the French and European intelligence failures and the political correctness that imbues government opinions which together enabled such … Continue reading

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France under attack

By now you will all have heard about the multiple terror attacks carried out in Paris on Friday night. The numbers involved are almost too shocking to contemplate, with 129 dead and hundreds injured, resembling more the figures that we … 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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