Here in Britain, we have long believed that our cherished value of free speech means that intelligent and thinking people can hold reasoned debate about just about any topic and enable all views to be heard, considered and answered. How wrong we were! Of all the world’s political “hot potatoes”, few cause as much polarisation and… Read More ›
The supposedly pro-Palestinian BDS movement frequently makes the news with its aggressive and counter-productive antics in stores and on the streets, but supporters of Israel, both Jewish and Christian, are fighting back. It’s a common joke in the pro-Israel community that there are less and less things that BDS supporters can eat, use or be… Read More ›
By David Lazarus (reproduced unaltered with permission from Israel Today Magazine, Jerusalem) Nonie Darwish is the daughter of Mustafa Hafez, former head of intelligence in Gaza when Egypt was in control of the coastal enclave. During this time, Hafez founded the Fedayeen, the original terrorist group that launched raids across Israel’s southern border between 1951… Read More ›
Cross-posted from The Commentator, with permission. This is a “must-read and share as widely as possible”. You could also write to the culprits below to complain about this sordid politicising of one of Christianity’s most important feasts! Robin Shepherd writes…
BBC’s Knell turns planned mixed Jerusalem neighbourhood into ‘Jewish settlement’.
This is a guest post, reproduced with permission from the website “On Jewish Matters“ Article “The Triumph of Zionism” by Tsvi Bisk and Moshe Dror It seems to me self-evident that a serious reevaluation of Jewish life must begin with the extraordinary success of the Zionist project in the 20th century. Israel, for better or worse,… Read More ›
Holocaust Remembrance Day, marked each year on the anniversary (27th January) of the relief of Auschwitz in 1945, has become an established part of our calendars in the post-Christmas and New Year weeks. And quite right too. It’s become a hackneyed phrase, but it is right that we don’t forget the worst atrocity carried out… Read More ›
The visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories by Pope Francis this weekend was historic for many reasons. Sadly some of them are negative. Francis, the Roman Catholic Church’s first non-European Pope for over 1,200 years, has shown himself to be a truly humble and spiritual man. From his refusal to start his “reign” in… Read More ›