Unknown to many, the British Mandate administration of Palestine between 1922 and 1948 built a detention camp in which to house illegal Jewish immigrants. in 2006 a coalition of British Christian organisations supportive of Israel was responsible for erecting a memorial to illegal Jewish refugees who perished trying to reach the “Promised Land” before Israel’s… 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 ›
First it was Channel 4’s Jon Snow with his unbelievably one-sided programme on Gaza; misrepresenting totally what last Summer’s war between Hamas and Israel was all about. This week it was the turn of the BBC’s Panorama, via the services of film-maker Adam Wishart. As a programme supposedly marking the same anniversary as Channel 4’s, one… 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 ›
News stories were breaking this week that a group linked to Islamic State (IS) had begun distributing anti-Christian leaflets in the east of Jerusalem. I have been sent a copy of the original leaflet and an English translation by a local man from Jerusalem. Here is the translation… “Our people, Muslims, we salute your resistance… Read More ›