A Zionist legal attack on an academic union that had discussed the possibility of boycotting Israel has been totally defeated. Read more about Crushing defeat for Israel lobby as anti-boycott litigation fails in UK
Anti-Arab outburst by Israeli cabinet minister Yuli Edelstein, who sits on the steering committee for the Inter-parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism. Read more about Racist outburst by Israeli minister in charge of 'combating antisemitism'
In recent weeks, claims of widespread “anti-Semitism” in the left have become increasingly frequent. London Mayor Ken Livingstone, the Church of England and the Guardian (over articles comparing Israel and apartheid) are the most recent to find themselves in the firing line. Yet the truth, unbearable to those laying such charges is that the left that identifies with the Palestinians today is largely the same left that identified with Israel in the 50s and the 60s. Moreover, it does so for largely the same reason: instinctive sympathy for the underdog. David Clark, a former advisor to the British government, says that claims of anti-Semitism are being cynically used to shock Israel’s critics into silence. Read more about Accusations of anti-semitic chic are poisonous intellectual thuggery