An unprecedented show of support for Israel has come from a group of almost entirely non-Jewish European and American politicians, statesmen and women and theologians.
Led by former Spanish prime minister José Maria Aznar, they have formed the Friends of Israel Initiative, to oppose the rising tide of criticism and delegitimisation that has questioned Israel's right to exist and act in self-defence.
A group of Israeli businessmen have been attacked and one man wounded in Madrid by pro-Palestinian protesters.
Spanish police have launched an investigation after a mob of about 200 students threw stones and paint at the businessmen. They were in the Spanish capital for a Spain-Israel Chamber of Commerce conference.
The protesters damaged a police car and shouted that the men were murderers who should “get out of Gaza” and "Freedom to the Palestinian people”.
The conference was cancelled after one Israeli suffered light injuries, when he was hit by a rock.
The Spanish FA have fined Osasuna £5,340 after their fans were found guilty of hurling antisemitic abuse towards Real Mallorca’s goalkeeper Dudu Awat in La Liga last weekend.
Referee Alvarez Izquierdo noted in his match report to the Spanish FA that the crowd chanted "Jewish bastard" every time Awat touched the ball, and that the fans only stopped their racist abuse in the second half following five requests over the public announcement system.
The fans waved Palestinian flags and also shouted "murderer" at Awat.