Tag Archives: Sussex Friends of Israel

[Updated] One thing leads to another: The UN refuses to condemn Hamas; pregnant Israeli woman shot by terrorists

There was no Chanukah miracle for Israel last week at the UN. Unbelievably (actually, considering this  the UN it is completely believable) the UNGA failed to pass a resolution condemning Hamas. The vote would have passed but at the last … Continue reading

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Combatting antisemitism on the streets of London

One more post about the poisonous atmosphere in Britain where Israel is concerned. While Binyamin Netanyahu was in London for the Balfour centenary celebrations, thousands of ill-wishers took to the streets to protest. What were they protesting? Anything from Israel’s … Continue reading

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Labour investigates its own antisemitism, finds nothing, insults Israel and Jews

True to his promise earlier this year, following several instances of antisemitism in his party, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn commissioned an inquiry into antisemitism in the party, chaired by Shami Chakrabarti.  Sadly the investigation descended from farce into outrage and … Continue reading

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Good news to start the week

Although there has been unfortunately no shortage of bad news, I decided that since I missed the last Good News Friday installment, I’d at least start the week with a dose of good news before the nasty stuff takes over. … Continue reading

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BDS prefers the hungry to stay hungry rather than receive Israeli food

The Sussex Friends of Israel, a brilliant British grassroots anti-BDS organization, have come up with a brilliant initiative: IsrAction Day on 21st December, as posted on their facebook page: The idea is similar to the Buycott campaign of 3 years … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – War edition

Israel is still under fire since Hamas broke the ceasefire on Tuesday, and the IDF is attacking back, picking off Hamas’s commanders and targeting terror infrastructure, rocket launchers etc. The south of Israel has been under an intense rocket assault … Continue reading

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