Israel

LSE publishes blog post accusing Zionism of “delegitimising” and “dehumanising” Palestinians

By JC Reporter, December 3, 2015

The London School of Economics has published a post on its website accusing Zionism of being based on Jewish biblical “notions of separateness, superiority and entitlement”.

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Netanyahu and Putin ‘happy with military co-operation on Syria’

By Naomi Firsht, November 30, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin reinforced their military cooperation over Syria in a meeting during the climate conference in Paris on Monday.

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Jewish group given permission to challenge council's Israel boycott

By JC Reporter, November 25, 2015

The Jewish Human Right Watch group has been given permission to apply for a judicial review of Leicester City Council’s boycott of goods from the West Bank.

High Court judge Mr Justice Laing gave the go-ahead in what the group called “a landmark decision”.

The application will now go to full hearing in 2016.

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Israeli woman dies after stabbing attack

By JCReporter, November 22, 2015

An Israeli woman who was stabbed this afternoon at the Gush Etzion Junction on the West Bank has died of her wounds, according to the Times of Israel.

The woman, said to be in her 20s, was given emergency treatment at the scene but was declared dead after being taken to hospital in Jerusalem.

Her attacker was shot dead by security forces.

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Board meets Sky News to discuss concerns over Israel reporting

By Josh Jackman, November 17, 2015

The Board of Deputies has met Sky News executives to discuss the broadcaster’s coverage of the recent upsurge of violence in Israel.

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Netanyahu says the same radical Islamic terrorism is behind attacks in Israel and France as first bombers are named

By Charlotte Oliver, November 15, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged foreign countries “to condemn terrorism against us [Israel] to the same degree that they condemn terrorism everywhere else in the world”.

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Shock as border officers draw penis in Israeli’s passport

By Charlotte Oliver, November 11, 2015

Seasoned travellers are used to stacking up a passport full of stamps as they tour the globe.

But Israeli backpacker Itay Blumental received a more unique marking as he arrived in Argentina.

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Donald Trump praises Israel's separation barrier

By Josh Jackman, November 11, 2015

Donald Trump has called Israel’s separation barrier a success while discussing his plan to erect a wall across the US-Mexico border.

Speaking at the Republican presidential debate on Tuesday, the billionaire frontrunner once again outlined his plan to repatriate all 11 million undocumented Mexican immigrants.

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Majority of Britons see Israel as key Middle East ally

By Marcus Dysch, November 10, 2015

Israel is seen as Britain’s leading Middle East ally by more than half of the British public, a poll has found.

Fifty-two per cent of Britons saw Israel as a key friend in the region, but only 19 per cent of the public feel “warm” towards Israel. Twenty per cent have positive feelings about Palestinians.

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Looking for best arguments to defend Israel? There’s an app for that

By Josh Jackman, November 9, 2015

A former Nasa engineer has created the first Israel advocacy app, with the aim of promoting the Jewish State outside its usual circles of support.

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