Honouring the Prophet in the snow, January 17 2015
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Honouring the Prophet in the snow, January 17 2015


It was announced as an inter-faith gathering. And while the majority of the several hundred who gathered in Bradford’s Centenary Square as the thermometer plunged to below zero were undoubtedly Muslim, there were at least two Christians and even one atheist of my acquaintance who had responded to the call to honour the Prophet. While … Continue reading

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Israeli professor’s ‘rape as terror deterrent’ statement draws ire – National Israel News | Haaretz


“The only thing that can deter terrorists, like those who kidnapped the children and killed them, is the knowledge that their sister or their mother will be raped.” This assertion was made by Middle East scholar Dr. Mordechai Kedar of Bar-Ilan University about three weeks ago on an Israel Radio program. “It sounds very bad, … Continue reading

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IJAN Calls on Jews of Conscience to Take Action to Stop Israel: Let Gaza Live!


Like so many times before, Jews must take action against Israeli brutality IJAN (International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network) and Jews Against Genocide call on Jews of Conscience to “lay siege” on Israeli consulates with protests, creative actions, pickets and demonstrations and to protest events that attempt to justify Israel’s brutality against the Palestinian people.IJAN and Jews … Continue reading

The myth of Palestine-Israeli equivalence
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The myth of Palestine-Israeli equivalence


Some well-meaning folk – one assumes they are well-meaning, but one should never under-estimate the ramifications of the Zionist “hasbara” black propaganda machine – are calling on “both sides” in the Gaza conflict to lay down their arms. HAMAS, they say, should stop firing rockets into Israel, and the Israelis should stop killing so many people in Gaza. … Continue reading