Explaining the British Hatred of Israel

Feb. 12 2015

Next to North Korea, Israel is reported to be the country viewed least favorably in Britain. Alexander Joffe identifies four primary factors behind British hatred of Israel and of Jews more generally: the pro-Palestinian stance of the Labor party, anti-Zionist currents within the Church of England, the growing population of Muslims, who are “at the forefront of anti-Semitic agitation in Britain,” and (perhaps most importantly) lingering and contradictory feelings about the collapse of the British empire:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, British Mandate, Church of England, European Islam, Israel & Zionism, United Kingdom

Hamas Returns to Its Cycle of Extortion

Aug. 13 2020

Last week, Hamas resumed launching explosives attached to balloons and kites into Israel, one of which landed in the southern town of Arad. The IDF responded with airstrikes, and the terrorist group first test-fired a barrage of missile into the Mediterranean and then fired a missile at an Israeli town—provoking further counterstrikes. Why disturb the peace now? Because, writes Yoav Limor, the monthly aid Hamas receives from Qatar is set to expire next month:

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More about: Hamas, Israeli Security, Qatar