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The BBC does it again!

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July 23, 2015

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 ›

Israel’s response to UN Gaza report

Watch Prime Minister Netanyahu’s spirited answer to the UNHCR’s biased report on Israel’s conflict with Hamas last year…

Follow up – Stephen Sizer “temporarily unavailable”!

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 ›

Be careful what you link to!

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 ›

The ignorant bigotry of Palestine “supporters” in Britain

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 British Vote for Palestinian Statehood – a death sentence on the Palestinian dream?

Guest post by Howard Stern, Co- Founder of the Emmaus Group UK On Monday 13th October 2014 British Parliamentarians voted overwhelmingly to support the recognition of a Palestinian State. Unfortunately, they, like many other European leaders, have failed to comprehend the gravity of such a decision. When Palestinians themselves say they want to live under Israeli… Read More ›

British MPs ‘recognise’ a non-existent state!

Monday’s vote in Britain’s parliament to recognise an as yet non-existent Palestinian state may not change government policy but it sends a negative message way beyond London. This despite the fact that less than half of the House of Commons was present for the debate The vote to recognise “Palestine” will encourage Israel’s detractors (of… Read More ›

Charities abuse Christmas to demonise Israel

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…

So who’s blockading Gaza now?

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 ›

So the leaders of “Palestine” were born where?

Extracted in good faith from a Facebook page… Some people say that Arabs are “native Palestinians”, while Jews are “invaders” and “settlers”. I read the biographies of Israeli and Palestinian Arab political leaders, and was confused. Who out of recent Israeli and Palestinian Arab leaders was born in Palestine?   Israeli Leaders Igal Allon. Interim Prime Minister… Read More ›