Wednesday 19 June 2019

MPs rebel against their leadership

Guardian columnist Owen Jones last Monday tweeted that “seven Labour MPs won their seats on manifestos backing public ownership, higher taxes on the rich, ending austerity, and...

Alan Dershowitz: Time to tell the truth about the Palestinian issue

"This opinion piece has been reproduced with the permission of The Hill in Washington DC" The front page of the New York Times Sunday Review...

Tribute to former community leader Brian Kerner who died last week aged 84

By James Marlow  It was around 1.15 pm last Friday when I checked my emails for the last time before Shabbat and saw a press...

“Talking to the six Jewish victims as if they were present”

Last Sunday’s burial service at Bushey cemetery was one unlike any other. It was a service of interment for six Kedoshim, six martyrs of...

Corbyn’s Unprepared Plan

If you believe the Conservative party is imploding over Brexit, especially with some 25 conservative “rebels” now focused on reversing the democratic decision of the will of the people,...

Indictment served just before an election is intended to influence the election

In an unprecedented move, the Attorney General in Israel, Avichai Mandelblit, announced he will indict Prime Minister Netanyahu for fraud and breach of trust,...

Israel and British Voting System and Labour’s U-Turn

In 2004 Prime Minister Ariel Sharon headed a Likud led coalition, and made it clear that any government minister, who voted against the Gaza disengagement plan, (the removal of 21 separate...

A week in Israeli Politics

By James Marlow Just over three months to go before Israelis choose which political party would best...

Rise of hatred on social media

The abuse on social media such as twitter and facebook is well known despite the so-called clamp-down from these companies to remove racist and anti-Semitic material....

The Two Miracles of 1967

Wars typically unfold over months, years, and even decades. Some of the more vicious wars in history lasted across multiple centuries. In 1967 history shifted dramatically over...

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