This is a guest post by journalist Amanda Ruth Thomas. As a Brit myself, and one who is not Jewish but who has lived and worked in the Jewish State, it pains me to say that a real arrogance has characterised our treatment of Israel throughout history, but especially while carrying out our Mandate for… Read More ›
I wrote recently about a major British historical denomination consulting the wider church on whether it should continue to boycott Israeli settlement produce, something it resolved to do in 2010. Three days later I sat in a university lecture hall in London at a joint Christian/Jewish “Night to Honour Israel”, led by the Zionist Federation… 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 ›
One of the commonest of the many plaintive cries from those who want an excuse to delegitimise Israel is that she is still “occupying” Gaza (even though there isn’t a single Israeli soldier or civilian there). The other emotive complaint is that Israel is still carrying out an “illegal blockade” on Gaza and that she… Read More ›
This is a brilliant and so true video by the Jerusalem Institute for Justice – released coincidentally during President Obama’s visit to Israel!
The latest (August) monthly 40+ item list of achievements and progress coming out of Israel. Thanks to www.verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.com ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Israelis beat the flu virus. (Thanks to Israel21c) Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that flu viruses (including deadly strains) use the protein neuraminidase to disable the body’s natural killer (NK) cells. … Read More ›
A few days ago, the Commentator published an article by me (text below) on the reasons why so many Christian organisations working in the Middle East are hostile towards Israel. There are a good number of excellent pro-Israel organisations, who seek to serve both sides of the divide in Israel and who successfully keep a non-political stance…. Read More ›
Fatah loses out in West Bank elections; thousands of Jerusalem Arabs want to be Israeli citizens and Palestinians would rather spend their money (and earn it) on Israel’s side of the security barrier! Are we seeing the collapse of the Palestinian Authority along with the two-state solution it was supposed to be promoting? On October… Read More ›