Antisemitism is bad for Jews, obviously, but it is also bad for antisemites. It renders them stupid, impotent and unable to overcome their real problems. Arguing that Muslims working to reduce anti-Muslim hatred should not cooperate with Jews who have experience in tackling antisemitism is a perfect example.
It’s more than a tad ironic that the head of an organization putatively devoted to the primacy of rational, fact-based discourse would embrace the political and moral equivalent of an ancient religious superstition.
The key question facing the European Left is whether or not it can change in such a way that Jews can once again feel part of the Left’s political family. Unfortunately, for the foreseeable future the answer to that question appears to be no.
Written by Roslyn Pine and originally published at Jewish News Last Summer the normally undemonstrative British Jewish community delivered a stinging rebuke to its elected representative body, The Board of Deputies of […]
Cross posted from the blog of David Collier As I was there today at the High Court, I thought I’d write just a few points about today’s High Court Judicial Review hearing […]
(See updates to this post below) A University of Southampton conference designed for the sole purpose of providing activists academic assistance in the political fight to de-legitimize Israel has been cancelled, based on […]
The Community Security Trust (CST) just published their annual report on antisemitic incidents which shows that “a record number of antisemitic hate incidents were recorded in the UK” in 2014. The 1,168 antisemitic incidents […]
Cross posted by London-based blogger Richard Millett And so to my final blog of 2014 and a public event I attended last month at the University of Westminster, London. On 13th November […]
Further to our post on December 15th about the Master of Ceremonies (MC) for the Holocaust Educational Trust Ireland’s (HETI) Holocaust Commemoration event being forbidden to say the word ‘Israel’ or the […]
The following was written by Alan Simons, and originally posted at his blog, Jewish Info News Many years ago in the UK, I worked for The Guardian. I have to admit I […]
CiF Watch recently posted about a motion passed by the Royal Institute of British Architects calling on the International Union of Architects (UIA) “to suspend the Israeli Association of United Architects’ (IAUA) membership […]
Cross posted by Mark Gardner at the CST Jews, money and power is a well-worn antisemitic trinity. So, what possessed David Ward MP to send this tweet on 15th November? What a […]
Cross posted by Richard Millett Peter Oborne loves the Jewish people. He loves us so much he wants to save us from ourselves. It’s a shame Oborne wasn’t around at any of […]
Cross posted by Richard Millett The reputation of the Jewish community was dragged through the gutter at last night’s book launch of The Battle for Public Opinion in Europe: Changing Perceptions of the Palestine-Israel Conflict. The […]
The following was written by Geoffrey Alderman, and published yesterday at The JC Earlier this month, the Board of Deputies declined to adopt a resolution urging “all those who oppose antisemitism to […]
A guest post by Jonathan Hoffman On Sunday, the following Motion proposed by me and seconded by Harry Levine was on the agenda of the Board of Deputies of British Jews: “The […]
Richard Millett’s recent post on the subject of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine’s (RToP) book launch held at Amnesty International’s London premises (where else?) provides a good opportunity to take a look […]
UK Dep’t for International Development removes video accusing Israel of stealing Palestinians’ water
A guest post by Oded Ben-Josef, on Aug. 23, commented on a video posted on the site of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) which highlighted a four-year plan to promote […]
Jonathan Hoffman, in his blog today, said the following, in the context of the Guardian’s “Palestine Papers” series but referring more broadly to the paper’s record of consistently giving license to voices […]
This is a guest post from Jonathan Hoffman The Board of Deputies of British Jews has published “Zionism: A Communal Response.” A response to what, precisely? Its a response to the so-called […]