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Tony Blair: I am a passionate believer in Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, August 26, 2010
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Former UK prime minister Tony Blair addresses a conference in Herzliya on the de-legitimisation of Israel and the resumption of direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

The Quartet representative said: "the best answer to the de-legitimisation of Israel lies in the character of Israel itself and in the openness, fair-mindedness and creativity of ordinary Israelis.

"That character and those people built the State of Israel. They remain it’s guardians.

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IDF responds to Facebook photos uproar

By Jennifer Lipman, August 17, 2010
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An IDF spokesman explains that the controversial behaviour of a former soldier who posted photos of her with Palestinian detainees on to Facebook was "in total opposition to the values and ethical code" of the army.

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Cameron in Turkey: full comments

July 27, 2010
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The Prime Minister talks Israel, Iran and Turkish membership of the European Union while on a visit to Ankara.

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Dancing Auschwitz: I Will Survive

By Jennifer Lipman, July 13, 2010
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The controversial video of a Holocaust survivor disco dancing at death camp Auschwitz.

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Bristol Council lobbies for Israel sanctions

By Jessica Elgot, July 8, 2010
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Bristol City Council has condemned Israel's part in the Gaza flotilla attack and called for sanctions against the Jewish state.

No councillor spoke on behalf of Israel during the debate, and the Gaza flotilla was referred to as a "peace convoy".

The Tories proposed a milder condemnation of Israel which was rejected. The resolution was passed with the votes of Lib Dem and Labour councillors, with the Conservatives opposing it.

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Elton John plays in Tel Aviv

By Jennifer Lipman, June 21, 2010
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Footage from Elton John's Tel Aviv concert

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Flotilla captain: Throw Israelis overboard

By James Lewis, June 18, 2010
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An Israeli army video has revealed ne of the leading activists on the Mavi Marmari telling the people on it to be prepared to be “martyrs”.

Boat commander and IHH leader Bulent Yildirim, urges his followers to throw Israeli soldier overboard, saying: “If they board our ship we will throw them into the sea, Allah willing.”

Mr Yildirim states that "a million martyrs" will be “marching towards Gaza.”

Mr Yildirim repeatsthrough his Arabic translator that Israel is not a state and how the activists must not be “cowards”.

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IHH activists discuss martyrdom and the flotilla

By Jennifer Lipman, June 16, 2010
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Activists from the Mavi Marmara discuss their mission to Gaza, being shaheeds (martyrs) and giving the Israeli "cockroaches" a "good fight".

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Piers Morgan talks politics at Norwood lunch

By Jennifer Lipman, June 15, 2010
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The Britain's Got Talent judge and former Mirror editor talks tax and cuts, celebrity and those doctored photos in an interview with Richard Desmond at a Norwood charity event.

In total, £500,000 was raised at the annual Norwood Property Lunch, to help children and families in need and people with learning disabilities.

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White House reporter: Jews "get the hell out"

By Jennifer Lipman, June 8, 2010
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Helen Thomas shares her views on Israel and the Jews at a White House Jewish Heritage Month event

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