Category Archives: Politics

We’re leaving Britain – Jews aren’t safe here anymore

This is the title of an article in today’s Daily Telegraph, and this sort of thing will become more and more common all across Europe unless our governments find ways to effectively counteract antisemitism.

And make no mistake: Calling into question Israel’s right to defend itself or colluding with Fatah and Hamas by recognizing a Palestinian state short of a comprehensive negotiated settlement and peace treaty between these groups and Israel does NOT contribute to effectively counteracting antisemitism. Continue reading

Time to resign or apologize …

The Deputy Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Reinhard Mitterlehner (ÖVP) said in parliament a couple of days ago that it was not the mandate of the King Abdullah Centre for Interreligious Dialogue to speak out against human rights violations by its principal sponsor like the one described in the Amnesty International report linked below. Continue reading