Category: Israel

White Helmet jihadists coming to UK

White Helmets pictured as they want to be seen. But the UK-funded group also wages a propaganda war against the Syrial government.

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Israel’s 70th Independence Day

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner sit alongside Benjamin Netanyahu

We celebrate with Israel and Israelis the seventieth anniversary of David ben Gurion’s Declaration of Independence on 14th May 1948. Independence Day Independence Day is ‘Yom Ha’atzmaut’ in Hebrew.  It gave Israelis the opportunity also to celebrate GDP growth of around 3.5%.  That’s much higher than the still-slumping euro zone. But, as Max Schindler puts in …

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United Nations comes against Jerusalem

Secretary-General, António Guterres, addresses the UN General Assembly. The UN will vote today against US reconition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The United Nations meets today in New York to condemn American recognition of Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the state of Israel. A Resolution has been moved by Muslim Arab states.  The President of Turkey has also been highly vocal. The BBC reports here that the US is likely to be isolated.  Moreover, President …

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Recognition of Jerusalem marks Centenary

Jerusalem showing the Dome of the Rock Mosque and the Western or 'Wailing' wall of the Temple Mount

On 7th December 2017, the United States of America recognised Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel. Donald Trump announced the move the day before. The US president said: ‘I’ve judged this course of action to be in the best interests of the United States of America and the pursuit of peace between …

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Recognise Palestine State says Lords

David Lord Howell of Guildford has urged the UK to recognise a State of Palestine

An influential House of Lords Committee has suggested the UK Government recognise a new State of Palestine. The Lords International Relations Committee today published its report, ‘The Middle East: Time for New Realism’.  It calls for a major re-shaping of UK policy in the Middle East.  It also ‘questions some of the assumptions and attitudes which …

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Israeli Apartheid Week

Banners were hoisted to promote Israeli Apatheid Week at the University of Sussex

By Brighton Bell Last month saw what is known as ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ (otherwise known as ‘Israel Apartheid Week’). This annual event was originally launched in Toronto in 2004. It has since spread to a number of different countries around the world. Primarily ‘celebrated’ at universities, the week is marked by lectures and events.  And by …

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Pray for Donald Trump

The Bible tells us to pray for our leaders, but there is an urgent need to pray for Donald Trump, especially as he embarks on his ‘Thank You’ tour with all the security challenges that presents. TRUMP IS NOT YET ‘PRESIDENT-ELECT’ Despite the generous words of President Obama, Donald Trump is not yet, at this …

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Labour: who’s best – and worst – for Israel?

A fortnight ago, in a video, we looked at the House of Commons voting record of the four contenders for the UK Labour Party leadership.  We saw that Andy Burnham and Jeremy Corbyn had small things going for them. But what are the candidates’ positions on Israel?  In particular, and as he now seems certain …

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Who’s best for Labour?

Christian Voice has put together a video considering the voting records of the contenders for the Labour Party leadership. We hope this will help Christians in the Labour Party as they pray for the outcome and vote for the candidates. Jeremy Corbyn has been in the House of Commons the longest, since 1983.  Yvette Cooper entered …

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