Category Archives: Politics

Why I’m becoming a Jew and why you should, too

One of the finest contemporary commentators, Nick Cohen, looks at antisemitism on the left. From the Observer: It took me 40 years to become a Jew. When I was a child, I wasn’t a Jew and not only because I … Read more

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Co-Chair of Oxford University Labour Club resigns over its endorsement of Israel Apartheid Week

From Labour Friends of Israel: Co-Chair of Oxford University Labour Club resigns over its endorsement of Israel Apartheid Week; reveals evidence of antisemitic discourse; LFI Vice-Chair Louise Ellman MP “deeply disturbed” by reports The Co-Chair of Oxford University Labour Club … Read more

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EU Blacklists Hezbollah

Monday 22nd July 2013, the European Union takes the unanimous decision to proscribe the military wing of Hezbollah. Britain and the Netherlands had been pressing EU partners to act against Hezbollah following the terror attacks against Israeli tourists in Bulgaria … Read more

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Sanctions Against Ward are ‘Soft Option’

Anglican Friends of Israel welcomes the news of the removal of the Liberal Democrat Party Whip from Bradford East MP David Ward. Ward made comments in the run up to Holocaust Memorial Day in January 2013 which caused significant revulsion: … Read more

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Labour Friends of Israel mourns the loss of David Cairns MP

From Labour Friends of Israel: Labour Friends of Israel mourns the loss of David Cairns, Member of Parliament for Inverclyde and Chair of LFI; many pay tribute to a remarkable man. David Cairns, Member of Parliament for Inverclyde and Chair … Read more

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