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Theodor Herzl - Visionary or Antisemite


Herzl is everywhere in Israel. It would be difficult to find a town without a street named after him. He is memorialised in the names of boulevards, parks, squares, a city (Herzliya), a forest, a sprinkling of restaurants, a museum and even a national cemetery — Mount Herzl.
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The Guardian hack, lies and distortions


Though we resist oppression, still our dream is peace
Theirs is the mask of hatred, ours the human face

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Israel & The Labour Party - A Love Story


In my last blog I suggested that Israel’s staunch supporters are infected with a brain disease called Zionusitis. It was, of course, a joke. Or maybe it wasn’t. Since then, there has been another enactment of the absurdist farce called Antisemitism in the Labour Party.
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Beware! It is Catching & Can Rot Your Brains


Experts say that it is rarely fatal but can cause many unpleasant symptoms including brainrot, selective vision and moral turpitude. I am referring, of course, to zionusitis, a disease that has become increasingly fashionable in these grim times.
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Sing a Song of Politics


Give me the making of the songs of a nation and I care not who makes its laws.
 (Andrew Fletcher 18th century Scottish political writer.)
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Which Side Are You On?


Terror is the checkpoint on my way to school, the robbery of my land, the torture of my mother, the imprisonment of my innocent father.
 (Ahed Tamimi)
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Emily in La-La Land


On 28 November, Emily Thornberry, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, delivered a speech to Labour Friends of Israel Annual Lunch in the presence of the Chief Rabbi and Mark Regev, the Israeli Ambassador.
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10 Children and a Goat


This is a true story. Or maybe it isn’t. Who knows and anyway does it matter? Every story has its roots in an unreliable memory.
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IN BETWEEN WHAT?


In Between is an Israeli film written and directed by a Palestinian Israeli, Maysaloun Hamoud. She describes it as ‘an authentic picture of a kind of invisible life that we live here (i.e. in Israel) as a younger generation of Palestinians’.
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Welcome to the Witch Hunt


My local Labour controlled council has just voted, like other councils, as well as universities and the UK government, to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism. This consists of a rather loose basic definition, followed by a rambling discourse around the subject that twice mentions Israel and then 11 examples, 7 of which refer to the state of Israel.


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