Author Archives: David Guy

About David Guy

B.A./B.C.A. (Communication and Media Arts) University of Wollongong, AUSTRALIA M.A. in Government (Diplomacy and Conflict Studies) Inter Disciplinary Center, Herzliya, ISRAEL Twitter @5MFI

Balfouria

Could the Palestinians actually sue the United Kingdom for the Balfour Declaration? With so much coverage of a Palestinian threat to sue the United Kingdom for the 1917 Balfour Declaration I was surprised to find no one had investigated if … Continue reading

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Happy Pessach

To all our readers who celebrate it Chag Pessach Sameach Happy Pessach

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Petition to recognise Jewish history

Demand the UN recognise Jewish History in Jerusalem The Israel Project has launched a petition against attempts in the UN to deny Israel’s rights to any part of Jerusalem. This includes that part of Jerusalem that was in Israeli hands … Continue reading

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I just joined Jewish Voice for Peace!

All you need is a credit card I just joined Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP).  All I needed was a credit card – not even a real one. They will probably catch on – eventually but I bet they will … Continue reading

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Purim Sameach

Purim – What’s with that? The festival of Purim is sort of cross between Halloween and Mardi Gras (closer to the first on the spectrum) although the origins are completely different.

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IAW 2017 Poster

Deconstructing the Israeli Apartheid Week poster 2017 If you have recently visited a university, college or in not a few cases a church you have probably seen the latest Israeli Apartheid Week poster. You will find quite a change of public approach … Continue reading

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie No, No, No

Petition the Sydney Morning Herald – Tel Aviv is NOT Israel’s capital The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW, Australia), which presumably means the entire Fairfax Media group refused to acknowledge that Tel Aviv IS NOT the capital of Israel when this error … Continue reading

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From a gassy Knell

How the BBC prepares us for the Paris Peace Conference Yolande Knell displays her ‘half a story’ cred. Fisking Can Paris summit save fading two-state solution? 

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We’ll always have Paris

Déjà Versailles History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. Karl Marx Just in the interests of symmetry the Paris Peace Conference due to take place next week should have waited two more years. It won’t of course, not … Continue reading

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UN Human Rights Council – Nation by Nation

Freedom in UNHRC members COUNTRY TERM EXPIRES ON AGGREGATE SCORE FREEDOM STATUS Albania 2017 67 Partly Free Bangladesh 2017 49 Partly Free Belgium 2018 96 Free Bolivia 2017 68 Partly Free Botswana 2017 73 Free Brazil 2019 81 Free Burundi … Continue reading

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