Tag Archives: anti-Israel

Antisemitism on parade.

An eclectic crowd of people gathered outside Sydney Town Hall on Thursday evening to protest the visit to Australia of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. As is usual at such events the crowd consisted of an assortment of people – bearded, angry-visaged men, women in hijabs, fair-haired twenty-somethings hawking ‘Socialist …

Read More »

Martin Luther King and Zionism.

Martin Luther King Jr. fought for the rights of the black minority in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s. His passionate words inspired many people to move for equal rights for all Americans. As the last MLK Day of the first Black US President is celebrated, and in the aftermath …

Read More »

Kiwis challenge PM on one-sided, anti-Israel UNSC resolution.

In the wake of New Zealand taking a leading role in pushing through United Nations Security Council resolution 2334, which effectively makes it illegal for Jews to pray at their holiest site and blames only Israel for a lack of peace, 858 Jewish and non-Jewish New Zealanders and 27 kiwi …

Read More »

Murray McCully & Ban Ki-moon do nothing about UN anti-Israel bias

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has used his final speech at the UN Security Council to admit that the organisation he heads is biased against Israel. He said Decades of political manoeuverings have created a disproportionate volume of resolutions, reports and conferences criticizing Israel. In many …

Read More »

Terms Misused By Anti-Israel Activists.

In the seemingly intractable conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, words are just as powerful weapons as rockets or knives. Words can kill, but they are also a casualty of the conflict. You may remember Newspeak, the fictional language in George Orwell’s dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, which was an altered …

Read More »

Aussie Radio Host Can’t Contain His Israel Hate.

This is from Honest Reporting, which I am posting in the hope some people may do as they ask and write a letter. In May 2014, Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio host Peter Goers wrote a shockingly ignorant and inflammatory piece in the Adelaide Sunday Mail that made it absolutely clear …

Read More »

Open letter to the anti-Israel Left.

Guest post by Julie Nathan. This letter is addressed to that small fraction of the political Left which not only criticises Israeli government policies or practices, but also demonises and denigrates Israel at every opportunity and thus denies its legitimacy. We see you, we hear you, day after day, making …

Read More »

Theatre of the Palestine solidarity movement.

Self-righteous Westerners and Israel-hating Jews are playing a deadly role. Galway, Ireland. They stood huddled in the corner of the lecture theatre whispering ominously. A final pep talk perhaps, or a hasty revision of tactics. Then the leader surged forward, arms flailing, voice bellowing, clad in the colours of Palestine. …

Read More »

Sydney Peace Prize awarded to anti-Israel George Gittoes.

The Sydney Peace Prize was this year awarded to artist George Gittoes – a welcome departure, you might think, from the tradition of bestowing it on those who are anti-Israel. The 2015 Sydney Peace Prize Jury’s citation reads: “George Gittoes AM: For exposing injustice for over 45 years as a …

Read More »

Hamas On Campus.

Crossing The Line – Exclusive Preview This is the second video  – Submitted by Hamas On Campus  MSA (Muslim Students Association) and SJP (Students for Justice in Palestine)  market themselves as peaceful student organizations, however upon closer examination both share anti-Israel and anti-democratic values. Whether it is at their events where students …

Read More »

Arab Loans & Arab Voters:Whitlam’s hostility to Israel & its causes.

The death this week of Gough Whitlam (1916-2014), prime minister of Australia from 1973-75, has of course many obituaries and reminiscences. Popular columnist Andrew Bolt sums up Whitlam well here: ‘Gough Whitlam was lucky his government was sacked in 1975. To our cultural elite, that turned him from a failure …

Read More »

Anti-Israel Professors Teaching ME Studies in the US

“How can professors who are so biased against the Jewish state accurately or fairly teach students about Israel or the Arab-Israel conflict?” This question was asked by Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, AMCHA Initiative co-founder and faculty at the University of California Santa Cruz. The AMCHA Initiative is self-described as “a non-profit organization …

Read More »

Hamas to the children: shoot Jews. Sydney protest: “Jihad is the answer”

This link to the Andrew Bolt blog which was sent to me. I think our Government needs to have a good long hard look at where this country is heading. Andrew Bolt BLOG Filmed on the streets of Lakemba, this protest, with young men chanting [alternative link to video here]: …

Read More »

Jewish students condemn Melbourne flag burning.

 Jewish students condemn Melbourne flag burning  The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has condemned the burning of an Australian and Israeli flag outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Melbourne office.  https://au.news.yahoo.com/video/watch/24533019/flags-burned-during-anti-israel-protest/  “The storming of a government office, theft of goods, and burning of flags is a disgusting and …

Read More »

“What we talk about when we talk about Israel/Palestine”.

 A Melbourne DISCUSSION with all speakers being like minded.! The Wheeler Centre was created in 2010 as “the centrepiece of Melbourne’s designation as a UNESCO City of Literature” and “is dedicated to being the cornerstone of Australia’s literary activity, contributing to a deeper thinking society and to building a community around …

Read More »

Thoughts on Oxfam regarding extremism, antisemitism, terrorism and more

I’ve been aware of Oxfam’s anti-Israel stance for many years, but doubt too many others have. Until recently when I heard more rumours, as the SodaStream issue grew to international attention, I hadn’t bothered looking further. This peaked my interest and I started looking for more information. I’ve always been …

Read More »

Open for discussion: Why is Ireland anti-Israel and antisemitic?

This question was submitted and I know there are people out there who can probably answer it… So go for it please.! Hi…I am from Australia, a 7th Generation Irish-Catholic Australian, with both a full Irish maternal and paternal lineage, on both the sides of my mother and father, and …

Read More »

Settlement leader at conference in NY: US supports Arabs, not Israel

I am in New York & Washington this week promoting Regavim. Would be happy to meet up if anyone is interested to hear more. First day here, was able to do what I love best, countering 2 demonstrations with the truth. Settlement leader at conference in NY: US supports Arabs, …

Read More »