You don’t need to be a politically partisan Israeli to understand the significance of a speech given by MK Isaac (Bougie) Herzog, party chairman of the centre-left Zionist Union, on Wednesday. The opposition […]
In a speech just hours after a Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into pedestrians in Jerusalem earlier in the week, injuring 12 Israelis (including a 15-month-old baby), PA President Mahmoud Abbas referred […]
Cross posted from the blog of David Collier I do tend to write about most of the events that I go to, but walking into a room full of people who do […]
Most Israelis – even those who don’t support the settlement enterprise – don’t believe that continued construction across the green line (the overwhelming majority of which is located in areas which will likely become part of Israel in any future peace deal) is as important as the answer to one question: What will happen the day after a ‘peace deal’ is signed?
“The Arabs were Germany’s natural friends because they had the same enemies as had Germany, namely the English, the Jews, and the Communists.” – Haj Amin al-Husseini (1941) In contextualizing UK media coverage […]
The contrast in coverage between the false claims by Netanyahu and Abbas is that the Israeli leader’s blue jean comment had no real impact on the lives of Iranians, whilst the PA President’s false claim about an Israeli “execution” of an “innocent” boy served to further inflame Arabs and Palestinians amidst a wave of deadly terror attacks on Jews fueled by this very kind of incitement.
Today, The Guardian published a report by Kate Shuttleworth (Stabbed Israeli man mistaken for Arab lashes out at escalating violence, Oct. 15) about several Israeli revenge attacks against Arabs amidst the recent wave of […]
Cross posted from Richard Millett’s blog Yesterday afternoon about 40 Israel supporters heeded the call of the Zionist Federation and the Board of Deputies to protest the incitement by the Palestinian leaders […]
Marwan Barghouti is a murderer currently serving five consecutive life terms (plus 40 years) in an Israeli prison for his 2004 conviction on multiple charges relating to the killing of five civilians during the Second […]
Wednesday saw multiple terror attacks throughout Israel, a wave of Palestinian violence which included scores of rock throwing incidents, dozens of firebomb attacks, several stabbings, a near lynching and one attempted run over […]
Every day, millions of people – including Palestinians – practice some form of yoga in order to improve their physical, mental and spiritual health. No, we never thought we’d be forced to ponder something so anodyne in the context of our blog’s mission of promoting accuracy in the UK media.
Here’s the second installment in our series of posts documenting BDS Fails. Political BDS fails New this week: Episcopal Church rejects Israel boycott resolutions. The Episcopal Church of the United States on […]
In the summer of 2014, the Guardian, The Independent, The Telegraph and Times of London all reported on the large number of arrests of Hamas members in the West Bank following the abduction of three Israeli teens, […]
In the context of the Guardian’s coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, the word “rightwinger” is essentially meaningless, as it is often merely a pejorative meant to signify views their contributors personally find […]
(See important updates below. Also, some wording in this post, including the headline, was slightly revised to more accurately reflect the continuing ambiguity regarding the pope’s exact words to Abbas.) “Pope Francis […]
Nobody even vaguely familiar with the Guardian Group’s animosity towards Israel’s prime minister would be surprised that they’ve taken editorial stances in favor of Binyamin Netanyahu’s major opponent, Isaac (Boujie) Herzog. The only […]
Cross posted from Richard Millett’s Blog Last Tuesday I attended yet another anti-Israel event at the London Middle East Institute based at SOAS. The last LMEI event I attended beautified Hizbollah. And […]
It’s bad enough that foreign correspondents covering the region rarely if ever report on the constant incitement to violence by Hamas, Fatah and Palestinian Authority officials. But, expressions of skepticism by reporters […]
An end-of-year Guardian report by Peter Beaumont (2014 in review: return to conflict in Gaza claimed 2000 lives) on the most significant events in the region in 2014 naturally highlighted the breakdown […]
Do you note anything out-of-place in this snapshot of the Guardian’s Palestinian Territories page from Dec. 18th? Well, if you looked askew at the lead story (‘Most Palestinians Accuse Abbas of Silencing […]