Category Archives: 5MFI Blog
What concentration camps, Mr.Horgan? Fault-finders of Edward Horgan‘s ‘Standing up for Palestine’ in this week’s Ireland’s Sunday Independent newspaper (print, digital online) and Irish Examiner’s reader’s blog with slight changes in all three expect to be hit by the standard ‘Criticism of … Continue reading
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Hanukkah 2017: More light than heat at the BBC It’s long been my opinion that the British Broadcasting Corporation gives Judaism (apart from their Israel obsession) about as much airtime as Jewish numbers in the United Kingdom (~0.5% percentage of the … Continue reading
Eight frames – all wrong Editorial cartoonists make great propagandists – for either side. Even though they appear in news media a genuinely neutral cartoonist would probably be dead boring. ‘Crikey’† cartoonist Glenn Le Lievre is far from dead boring but one … Continue reading
Why Israel’s capital and not Palestine’s? My answer to a Facebook question. I only realised after that the question really wasn’t addressed to me but to intellectuals and politicians in Arab states, a status I clearly don’t hold. The information … Continue reading
Jerusalem – Israel’s capital Pity it took 70 years to do the right thing. Let’s hope others follow America’s lead. There are reports that Czechoslovakia and Hungary responded by publicly recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but I have no formal … Continue reading
After Balfour the war still had to be won His Majesty’s Government may have viewed with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people. In 1917 the British still had to defeat the Ottoman who … Continue reading
More Fauxtography This is how minor accidents are recycled into anti Israel propaganda. Decide for yourself whether this is lazy journalism or straight out deception.
One hundred years after Balfour Should Britain apologise… to Israel? With all the Balfour centenary kerfuffle and Palestinian demands for an apology for the Balfour declaration I don’t think anyone has discussed whether Perfidious Albion should issue an apology to Israel.