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Elections silly season

It is election season in Israel with all the attendant empty promises, scandals, and political jockeying. Bayit Yehudi head and Education Minister Naftali Bennett took his deputy, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, and left the party, forming a new party simply … Continue reading

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The Labour Party antisemitism saga continues

One would have thought that the antisemitism scandal in the British Labour Party would finally have been dealt with by now, rooted out at source. But nothing seems to have changed. It appears that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn simply cannot … Continue reading

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Islamic hate preacher barred from Britain

Last week we were dismayed to learn that the Islamic hate preacher Sheikh Ekrima Sabri had been invited by EuroPal, a pro-Palestinian group to speak in Parliament (!).  The Zionist Federation posted on Facebook: The notorious Islamist hate preacher who … Continue reading

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Closing a circle: Former Refusenik Yuli Edelstein returns to Moscow as Knesset Speaker

This week Yuli Edelstein, the Speaker of the Knesset, made history by being the first Israeli to address the Russian Parliament. And in wonderful twist of history, Edelstein was formerly a Prisoner of Zion or a Refusenik –  a Jew … Continue reading

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Ken Livingstone unapologetic at Parliamentary hearing on antisemitism

In the wake of the Labour Party antisemitism scandal, on Tuesday the House of Commons held an inquiry into antisemitism, at which witnesses appeared both from the Jewish Community and Ken Livingstone himself, the former Mayor of London who was … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn, the Left, and its antisemitism problem

The hitherto almost-unknown British Labour MP and backbencher Jeremy Corbyn has surged ahead in the Labour elections for a new leader, and to the establishment’s surprise and utter horror, it looks like he will become the new leader. I wrote … Continue reading

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