TagMiddle East Peace Process

War in the Middle East – Part I

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Benjamin Netanyahu has declared that Israel is now at war and there is a danger that this war could spread through Hezbollah to other parts of the Middle East and could lead to something much bigger. It certainly is as I said in the prayer, a reminder of the Yom Kippur War when Israel was caught off guard and, on a holy day – a Jewish holiday – when Egypt and Syria invaded and nearly...

From our Israel Desk – Sep 2022

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The Queen never visited Israel Not because she did not want to but because the Foreign Office prohibited such a visit. In a moving speech, Lord Polak paid tribute to the Queen in the House of Lords – but levelled searing criticism at the Foreign Office for preventing her from visiting Israel. The Tory peer, who was director of Conservative Friends of Israel for more than 25 years, criticised the...

The Middle East, anti-Semitism: How we got here

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A series of evidence-based dialogues on the nefarious and lasting effects of anti-Semitism in history In 1215, Pope Innocent III condemns the Jews to eternal slavery Haj Amin al-Husseini (Grand Mufti of Jerusalem) gives undertakings to Hitler to implement the Final Solution (genocide) in the Middle East Imam Hassan al-Banna (Muslim Brotherhood Founder) declares “Israel will exist and...

Israel Desk – Situation in Israel/Gaza

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Israeli Ambassador addresses UN Security Council on Gaza war While most of the world rushed to condemn Israel for the deaths of Palestinians in Gaza, Gilad Erdan, the Israeli Ambassador to the UN gave a calm and factual account of what is happening to the Security Council on May 16th. He put the blame for the situation on Hamas, the Islamist terrorist organisation that rules Gaza. Here are some...