World

On Law, Lies and Propaganda

There are two matters that are playing out in this part of the world right now that have captured some attention. One is the sudden emergence of the “legality” of the “settlements” as an issue for national debate. Or non-debate. Whatever. It is difficult to even appreciate how much this …

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The Truth about the UN

Published on Feb 20, 2014 Ambassador Danny Ayalon spreads the truth about the UN. Hypocrisy and cynicism have taken over the United Nations, the delegitimization perpetrators and Israel boycotters take advantage of the UN’s image as an advocate of human rights in order to pass anti-Israeli resolutions which attempt to …

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The Demise of Christianity in the Middle East and Africa

The tidbit below was written by Raymond Ibrahim and published at the Gatestone Institute: The rise of endemic Christian persecution in the Middle East was noted in November when Roman Catholic Pope Francis declared “We will not resign ourselves to imagining a Middle East without Christians” and stressed the importance of “the …

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Arab Anti-Zionists Call for Murder at San Francisco State University

On December 3 of last year I published a piece entitled “State Funded Incitement to Murder at San Francisco State University.”  This article concerned itself with the fact that a number of university funded student political organizations, including the General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS), called for murder during an event …

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Not One Israeli Killed

Joshua Levitt of the Algemeiner reports that at the Munich conference on Saturday, American Secretary of State John Kerry claimed, “Last year, not one Israeli was killed by a Palestinian from the West Bank.” Leaving aside the question of what, exactly, is a “Palestinian,” or where the “West Bank” is …

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BDSers/Leftists eat your little hearts out.

Sorry to keep harping on about this folks, but it is sweet music to my ears. It looks like SodaStream has scored big time thanks to Scarlett Johansson having the courage of her conviction to stand up for what she knows is right.   Her name can now be added …

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Obama and the Sharia Bomb

Tom Wilson in an article for Commentary entitled, Clapper: Iran Ready for Nuclear Breakout,  points out that immediately after Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, in which he patted himself on the back for allegedly halting the progress of Iran’s nuclear program, Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, claimed otherwise in …

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Latest News : Johansson stepping down as Oxfam ambassador

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticized over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the West Bank. A statement released by Johansson’s spokesman Wednesday said the 29-year-old actress has “a fundamental difference of opinion” with Oxfam International …

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ZioNazi

ZioNazi: A Few Political Thoughts by a Pissed-Off Liberal American Jew in the Age of Obama Introduction: Defaming the Jews on the Progressive-Left The Betrayal: Stating the Problem 9/11 and America Gone Crazy The Blogs and Bush Hatred Progressive-Left Anti-Zionism Universal Human Rights encounter the Multicultural Ideal Jewish Stockholm Syndrome …

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Stephen Fry hates bigotry – unless it’s against Israel!

The Age’s Craig Mathieson reviewed a new ABC series, in which Fry talks about  homophobia in different countries, giving examples from Uganda and Iran. Craig comments: Would it surprise you to learn that the ”rabidly homophobic” people we meet in Stephen Fry: Out There (ABC1, 8.32pm) are bafflingly ludicrous zealots? …

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Suffer Little Children: An Open Letter to Rev Lucy Winkett

This has been cross-posted from my blog here Before Dear Reverend Lucy Winkett, Recently, for twelve days over the Christmas period, St James’s Church Piccadilly, of which you are minister, hosted in its spacious forecourt an eight-metre high replica of the Wall The cost of this noxious stunt, seen by …

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“Is There A Distinction In Your Mind Between Being A Jew & Being A Zionist?”: A Famous British Rabbi’s Reply

Here is another of the timeless posts that have appeared on my own blog, where from time to time I have posted items if historic interest. This one attracted many views when it first appeared there, and some readers of JDU may have already seen it. I hope, though, that …

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“Memory of the Camps”

I hope that people who deny the Holocaust ever happened watch this and then give their opinion. As a side note, my late father-in-law was in the British Regiment of the Coldstream Guards, who were the first people into Bergen-Belsen to liberate it. It left an indelible stain on his …

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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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Happy New Year – L’chaim

‘News and views from Jews Down Under’ would like to wish all readers, wherever you are in the world .. Peace, good health and only good times to you and your families for the coming year. Let’s pray for Peace and understanding.

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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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UK – BDS fail. BIG time.

No this is not an advertisement for SodaStream,  though it may as well be. Good onya ‘MAIL  online’ in the UK for giving the company what is in fact free advertising, AND a whole page of it.! SodaStreams are back! The retro drinks machine is cool again thanks to Lorraine …

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Peace and Joy to all at Christmas

Wishing our non-Jewish readers of ‘News and Views for Jews Down Under’ In the essence of the season: Peace on Earth and Joy to you and your families with health and happiness throughout the coming year. Choir of King’s College, Cambridge   Luke 2 verse 14: King James Bible Glory …

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International Human Rights Day for some…

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 12th. Dec. 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. Two days ago (Tuesday 10th December) marked International Human Rights Day which celebrated the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The blogger sphere was abuzz, and businesses and …

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‘Hamas’ school curriculum; “One, two, three, war.”‘

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 21 November 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. The lessons we are taught at school as children stay with us for life. They are the ideas that inform the people we will become and the values that …

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