Tag Archives: Theresa May

The unpretty story of Priti Patel

For a change of pace, the latest Israel-related scandal to hit British politics involves the Conservatives:  Priti Patel, a Conservative MP and Secretary of State for International Development, is in hot water for having had unscheduled meetings with Israeli politicians … Continue reading

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#Balfour100 – Look who didn’t come to dinner

Last week, as part of the celebrations marking the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May held a dinner attended by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and many other British and Jewish dignitaries. But who was the … Continue reading

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The British elections – what went wrong?

Almost right up to election day most of us were feeling pretty blasé about the British elections. Theresa May was sure to get in with an even larger majority than she had before. After all, who would vote for that … Continue reading

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Terror returns to London

In an attack horrifically reminiscent of scenes that have occurred in Israel, three people (later reports talk of 4 or even 5 victims) were killed yesterday in a car-ramming and stabbing terror attack on the streets of London outside the … Continue reading

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Some Schadenfreude for the week of Purim

The Israel-haters on campus are notorious for shutting down any pro-Israel speech or even neutral-on-Israel speech. We are seeing this at the moment in Israel Apartheid Week events and all the BDS-sponsored riots and mayhem whenever an Israeli speaker comes … Continue reading

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The confused British response to UNSC Resolution 2334 – support, then condemnation

A couple of weeks ago we were all delighted with Theresa May’s hearty support of Israel in her heart-warming speech to the Conservative Friends of Israel. We were equally gratified when Theresa May strongly condemned John Kerry’s anti-settlements speech last … Continue reading

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