By Nadav Shragai.. British official Lewis Andrews, a champion of the local Jewish community in the 1930s, has long been forgotten • Israel Hayom brought his grandson together with the deputy foreign minister, who finally expressed Israel’s gratitude for Andrews’ actions. [Photo top right: British District Commissioner for the Galilee Lewis Yelland Andrews|Photo credit: Haganah Historical Archive] (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Zionism’
By Tazpit Press Service.. “Out of Tzion, the perfection of beauty, God hath shined forth.” (Psalms 50:2). The Zionist Federation in Sweden organized its fifth annual rally on Sunday (August 28, 2016) under the theme of “Taking Back Zionism” in order to attempt to reacquaint the Swedish public with the original Zionist concept so as to confront the term’s misappropriation by the media and state institutions. (more…)
By Joe Nam, Media Specialist Christians for Israel Uganda.. In a way, Israel and Africa behave like estranged lovers, having sparked off a whirlwind romance in the 1950’s, culminating into a full-blown relationship in the 1960’s. And then, bang! A disagreement in the 1970’s leading to a bitter split that still lingers. But it’s time for a re-union. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently said that Israel is coming back to Africa and will do so in “a big way”. [Photo top right:Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta] (more…)
By Elhanan Miller.. Two weeks shy of 90, Yohanan Elihai is feverishly working in his Jerusalem study on updating his Arabic-Hebrew dictionary, published by the Ministry of Defense over a decade ago. That dictionary contains 5,000 words and 10,000 sentences; but he would like it to conform to his famous Arabic-English Olive Tree Dictionary, published in 2007, which contains 8,000 words and 17,000 sentences. (more…)
By Danielle Ziri.. An exhibition initiated by Israel’s permanent mission to the United Nations with the organization StandWithUs and expected to open at the UN headquarters on Monday (April 4, 2016), was partially censored by the international body this weekend. (more…)
By JTW.. A store owned by Dutch Christian Zionists advertised to its customers products from Israeli settlements to protest an EU requirement that they be labeled separately. (more…)
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By Tsvi Sadan.. Anti-Zionists like British Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn (pictured in front of a Hezbollah flag) vehemently deny they are anti-Semites. They have lots of Jewish friends, they say, which proves that they only hate Zionists.
In their progressive minds, irrespective of what Israel actually does, a Jewish state is racist by definition, and therefore justifiably hated. At the same time, public demand for a Jew-free Palestine doesn’t seem to bother people like Corbyn, who will curse Israel while blessing a “state” that, unlike Scotland and Ireland, has never existed.
British antagonism toward Zionism is almost as old as Zionism itself. (more…)
By Brian K. Rizen.. With a Japanese mountain range back lit by the setting sun, I experienced what it meant to be a Jew and a Zionist. Most Jews regard themselves as Zionists, and I’m one of them. I support Israel as a Jewish homeland, now and forever. More fleeting, however, is the spirit of Zionism. (more…)
By Natan Sharansky.. For every Jew who as a result of hatred and terror decides to make aliya, there are many others who decide to distance themselves from anything and everything Jewish, the head of the Jewish Agency says. In the wake of the recent terror attacks on Charlie Hebdo and the Hyper Cacher supermarket, I spent two emotional days in a shaken and grief-stricken Paris. (more…)