So says the website of Rev Stephen Sizer, whose bishop states that his “strong but undisciplined commitment to an anti-zionist agenda has become a liability to his own ministry and that of the wider church.” His sins have led finally to him being severely disciplined by his own church. Rev Sizer has been in hot… Read More ›
This is a guest post from Sondra Oster Baras of Christian Friends of Israeli Communities (CFOIC). She recounts a recent battle her organisation has had with BDS activists and their eventual triumph over this attack on their work. The BDS movement repeatedly uses underhand tactics like the ones described below to undermine, discredit and destroy… 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 ›
The pleasant and rather up-market town of Virginia Water in South-West London must have wondered what was going on this week as it was invaded by live-broadcast satellite TV vans and their accompanying film crews and reporters. As random worthy citizens of Virginia Water were interviewed it came to light that it was their vicar, Rev… Read More ›
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 ›