Paris answer to prayer
Britain’s change of heart reflects moral confusion
By Charles Gardner
Britain’s change of heart over their Israel policy is a welcome answer to prayer, and goes some way towards making amends for their shameful betrayal when voting for January’s UN resolution aimed at delegitimising the Jewish state.
Battle ensues over Balfour Shocking anti-Semitism as Britain prepares to celebrate
By Charles Gardner
As British Christians prepare to celebrate a famous milestone in Jewish history, battle lines are being drawn up and some shots have already been fired in …
High-quality Israeli potatoes can no longer be purchased in certain Swiss supermarkets after a major chain caved in to demands for a ban on produce from the Jewish state.
The family of Hallel Yaffa Ariel at her funeral
British and European nations now under constant threat of terror attacks should spare a thought (and prayer) for Israel. In one of the most shocking incidents yet since the start of lone-wolf knife and gun attacks by Palestinian terrorists, a 13-year-old girl was butchered to death while asleep in her bed.1
“May Day” was how one of Britain’s top-selling tabloids greeted the announcement of Theresa May as its new Prime Minister.
It was quite appropriate, really, as the country reels from the shock of the referendum vote to leave the European Union. But there is indeed a call for much alarm and ‘dis-may’.
Peace prize backing for terrorist
Former South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has joined an ongoing campaign to nominate a jailed Palestinian terrorist for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences for his role in planning suicide terror attacks in Israel, has already won the support of leading Belgian MPs and a delegation of mayors from French cities, and is widely seen as a prospective successor to PA president Mahmoud Abbas, which means he could be following in the footsteps of peace prize winner Yasser Arafat. (JNN)
After the British Labour party was rocked by Nazi row….
I WAS STRUCK WITH A MYSTERIOUS SENSE of déjà vu when, having spent much of the afternoon researching the life and times of Theodor Herzl, inspiration for the Jewish nation, I heard on the news that a red-hot political row had broken out over anti-Semitism.
NO DIVIDING WALLS: The magnificent walls of Jerusalem’s Old City, originally built to keep out raiders, today welcomes both Jews and Arabs. But in view of the ongoing security threat from terrorists sheltering in the nearby disputed territories, a rather less imposing barrier has been erected further afield
Oxford resignation exposes worrying development among British university students
As a South African who grew up in the apartheid era, and who signed up as a youth delegate for the anti-apartheid Progressive Party while a student, I find the now politically-correct campaign to condemn Israel as an apartheid state particularly obnoxious, not to say ridiculous.