Category Archives: Blogs
0savesSave Buffer Disappointed by Bibi at the UN? All over the social media Israel supporters are trumpeting that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s United Nations speech was a triumph. Am I the only one who was UNDERwhelmed?
0savesSave BufferAction item Lebrecht has removed the offending graphic (see The BBC in concert) and I have been called a liar and conspiracy monger for claiming it was clearly labelled as antisemitic caricature. If one of you followed the link to … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferWhat is it with the Proms? The inclusion of a nasty caricature of Hungarian violinist, academic, conductor and composer, Leopold Auer (1845 – 1930) in the BBC summer concert festival raised a short lived storm. The BBC apologised. “We’re sorry to anyone who … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferReykjavik boycotts Israel The job of a local council is essential but generally boring. “Can we vote relocating money from the budget for sewerage to the pedestrian crossing repainting budget”? So can we really be surprised when Reykjavik ventures into the much … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferCrashing the Irish party Last week I crossed off another belated life milestone – embassy reception. To be fair, it wasn’t exactly at the Irish embassy but I did have a chance to speak with the new ambassador.
0savesSave BufferDa’esh or FSA. Does it matter? A photograph suits an agenda and becomes viral. Sometimes, even frequently, the graphic doesn’t show what those sharing in the social media think it does. The BBC seems to have caught one of … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferFive Minutes for Israel wishes our Jewish readers a sweet and happy New Year Some explanation required for this unconventional card Creating festival cards has become a Five Minutes for Israel tradition. Mostly I use the traditional elements. In the past we … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferPallywood crosses the line Isn’t it about time the Israeli authorities arrested Ahed Tamini AKA Shirley Temper? The name might be unfamiliar to you but her shtick shouldn’t be. She poses for photo opportunities ‘threatening’ IDF soldiers while her mother … Continue reading
0savesSave BufferCartoon-lampoon-harpoon-whatever Israel advocates utilise cartoons as weapons as indeed do Israel Haters. One could say they do it better than we do. Here are three new cartoon projects that could turn that situation around.