Israel

‘Bethlehem Unwrapped’: Rally for Israel – update

These are the last videos I will post. Please go to Sussex Friends of Israel Facebook page for more. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sussex-Friends-Of-Israel/521248807933259 All the wording is from Simon Cobbs on the FB page. I think St James’s Church deserves priority to the Saturday BDS action. On reflection, St James’s response to us …

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Palestine – Kerry Cannot Succeed Whilst Jew-hatred Abounds

Written by David Singer American Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Israel on 2 January for his tenth visit since March 2013 – reportedly bringing with him his own framework for peace designed to end the Arab-Jewish conflict that has eluded many attempts by others during the last 93 …

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Incitement to Murder at San Francisco State

It has been a number of weeks since I have discussed the situation at my alma mater, San Francisco State University, in which a number of political student organizations, including the General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS), called for murder. The signs read, “My heroes have always killed colonizers.” It …

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So sayeth the good Pastor of St. James’ church.

Of course, where else would ‘good’ Pastor Winkett of St.James’ church Piccadilly go to have an article published? Somewhat of a rhetorical question I know.  The good old Guardian is the only place given its blatant anti-Israel stance. I doubt any other publication would be quite as biased. Read here. …

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Time For The Vicar To Hang His Head in Shame?

On my penultimate post (which concerns the heinous replica “Apartheid Wall” outside St James’s Church, Piccadilly, which according to a church steward cost 30,000 quid !!! They must hate Jews, mustn’t they, to deprive the deserving poor of such funds, which came from private donors including the sponsoring charities!), a …

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Children’s hate speech against Jews – PA TV children’s programmes

This is one very worthwhile site that everyone should subscribe to. It is jammed packed with good information which needs to be broadcast far and wide. Palestinian Media Watch. Young girl: “The Jews poisoned him and I hate them very much” Young boy:” I don’t know what he died from, …

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Quote of Note: PLO Leader Zahir Muhsein

Zahir Muhsein told the following to the Dutch newspaper Trouw in a 1977 interview: The Palestinian people does not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state is only a means for continuing our struggle against the state of Israel for our Arab unity. In reality today there is no difference between Jordanians, Palestinians, …

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Reply to St. James’ Church from British Israeli Embassy.

The Israeli Embassy had been invited to attend a ‘debate’ on Saturday night by the organisers of ‘Bethlehem Unwrapped’ They were only invited after much pressure by the Board of Deputies and The Jewish Leadership Council.. Please find letter from Embassy explaining their decision to not attend, says it all …

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Palestine – International Scandal Checkmates Israel

   The 2013 World Youth Chess Championships just held in Abu Dhabi have been marred by the scandalous behaviour of the 120 national Chess Federations that agreed to compete against Israeli players as an unidentified group under the banner of FIDE – the World Chess Federation. The United Arab Emirates …

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Arlene in Israel – The Jordan Valley

  Motzei Shabbat (After Shabbat) From multiple sources I am picking up considerable concern regarding the broad implications — diplomatic and security — with regard to any relinquishment by Israel of full control of the Jordan Valley. Apologies that this map says “West Bank” and not, properly, Judea and Samaria.  …

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Letter to the UN Security Council – will it do anything?

An admirable letter from the Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, Ron Proser. Which I doubt will do anything. I’m sure everyone agrees.The title is purely a rhetorical question. Israeli envoy to UN urges Security Council to condemn attacks, decries lack of condemnation from Palestinian leadership. The recent …

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Haaretz Debases Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Isi Leibler is a veteran international Jewish leader with a distinguished record of contributions to the Jewish world and the cause of human rights, including the struggle for Soviet Jewry. He was head of the Jewish community in Australia for many years and made aliya in 1999. Leibler has held …

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An open letter to St. James’ Church at Christmas

Written by Michael Dickson the Director for StandWithUs, Israel. St. James’s Church, in Piccadilly, London, decided to celebrate Christmas by erecting a 26 foot replica of the wall section of the Israeli security barrier outside their church and project anti-Israel propaganda on it as part of their “Bethlehem Unwrapped” ‘festival’. …

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Arlene in Israel – The Only Game in Town.

  The Only Game in Town Let me qualify this: The only viable game.  I’m speaking of the Levy Report Campaign. I’m not promoting this because I’m working on it. Quite the contrary, I am working on it because I believe it merits enormous promotion. Why do I call it the …

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Prince Charles finally gets it – Mazal tov !

After years of praising Islam, Prince Charles finally admitted that Christians were being persecuted in the Middle East:  “It seems to me that we cannot ignore the fact that Christians in the Middle East are, increasingly, being deliberately attacked by fundamentalist Islamist militants. Christianity was, literally, born in the Middle …

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A miracle and an outrage in Washington

Written by CAROLINE B. GLICK Restoring the Iraqi Jewish archive to its Israeli owners would be tantamount to recognizing that the cause of the Arab world’s conflict with Israel is Arab anti-Semitism. If you happen to be in Washington, DC, between now and January, you can see a piece of …

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Iranian Presidential Adviser: Without Deal, We would have attacked Israel

An Iranian political analyst claimed last week that if a deal between Iran and the West over Iran’s nuclear program had not been reached in Geneva, Iran would have annihilated Israel. The comments by Mohammad Sadeq Al-Hosseini, a former political advisor to Iranian President Khatami, aired on Syrian News TV …

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Arlene in Israel – Levy Campaign

My readers already understand that the Campaign to promote the Levy Report has gotten underway here in Israel, and that it’s a major task. We will be launching a website very soon, and have just put up our FaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheLevyReport If you are Facebook savvy, I ask, please, that you …

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Giving San Francisco State University the chance to do what is right

  After consulting with a number of people for whom I hold respect at San Francisco State University, I have decided to back off the General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS) story until the university has the time to go through its procedures, come to its conclusions, and take whatever …

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Arlene in Israel – Bit of a mess

More than a bit, actually, as Israel is digging out from the snowstorm of the century.  It is the story that has taken headlines in the news for days: Remote communities totally snowed in.  Roads blocked by trees that came down (because the snow is very heavy).  Black ice. Power …

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