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Dare To Dream - How Shimon Peres Helped Found The Start Up Nation

Jon Medved | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
Jon Medved

Shimon Peres once said that "in Israel, a land lacking in natural resources, we learned to appreciate our greatest national advantage: our minds. Through creativity and innovation, we transformed barren deserts into flourishing fields and pioneered new frontiers in science and technology".

Israel and the Kafkaesque

Neil Durkin | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

To paraphrase Kafka's most famous line, one might almost say that one day the country of Israel awoke to discover it had been transformed into a gigantic security state which routinely sets aside basic human rights. Except that no such sudden metamorphosis has taken place. In truth Israel has been acting this way for a very long time.

No, Palestine Has Not Been 'Deleted' From Google Maps

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

Thousands of people are calling on Google to “reinstate” Palestine after reports the state was deleted from its maps service, but it turns out the...

The Colors of Tel Aviv's Carmel Market

Ellis Shuman | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ellis Shuman

Tel Aviv is truly a city that never stops. With 14 kilometers of Mediterranean beachfront, promenades, sandy beaches, numerous cafes and restaurants, fancy hotels, trendy nightclubs, and endless blue horizons, Tel Aviv is a must-see destination on any visitor's Israel itinerary.

The Trials of Concentration Camp Guards Should Be Consigned to the Past

Jacob Furedi | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jacob Furedi

The best way to combat contemporary anti-Semitism isn't to rely on the cobwebs of the past. Rather, we need to dedicate our resolve into focusing on the present and targeting its contemporary manifestations head-on.

Boys Will Be Boys? (Or, Why Women Are Not Responsible for the Misbehaviour of Men)

Jemma Wayne | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Politics
Jemma Wayne

We must teach both our girls and our boys that each of us is responsible for our own actions. No matter our gender. And whether it is at school, or work, or in taxis, we must therefore seek to tackle behaviour that is unacceptable, not marginalize those who suffer it.

Oriented: Life Is Not an Ideology

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

The film is a fly on the wall documentary of three ordinary young gay men who live in the extra-ordinary world that is the bifurcated society of Tel-Aviv.

Four Killed In Deadly Tel Aviv Market Shooting

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK

Gunmen killed four people and wounded 16 during an attack in an open air shopping complex in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night. Israeli police said the men ...

Palestinian Student: 'Look at Us as Humans, Not Terrorists'

Rima Amin | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK
Rima Amin

Graffiti artist Marck Emaya is a Fine Arts student at Dar al-Kalima University College Arts and Culture in Bethlehem. From childhood he was fascinated...

Tackle Anti-Semitism Because It Is Racism, Not to Avoid Difficult Questions About Israel and Palestine

Richard Burden | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Politics
Richard Burden

Jeremy Corbyn has been right to set up the inquiry led by Shami Chakrabarti. But if the inquiry is going to chart how we more effectively tackle anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and other racism, it is likely that it is going to have to try to define these things. That is not going to be easy.

How UK Labour Moderates Played the Jewish Card, and Why They Used Us to Do It

Alex Benjamin | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Politics
Alex Benjamin

Ask any British Jew what they want most, and most will tell you to live peacefully, quietly, and to live a Jewish life without fuss and attention. That's why it sits so badly with me that we have been manipulated like this. Used and I would say, abused in this inter-Labour warfare.

An Apology to the Jewish Community

Naz Shah | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Politics
Naz Shah

I am sorry. For someone who knows the scourge of oppression and racism all too well it is important that I make an unequivocal apology for statements and ideas that I have foolishly endorsed in the past.

Israeli Minister Blames 'Chocolate Eating' Belgians For Brussels Attack

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK

Israel's Transport Minister has said Brussels was attacked because Belgians spend too much time eating chocolate rather than fighting terrorists. Yisr...

The Good People No One Wants to Know

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK
Dr. Michael Laitman

There is a small country whose citizens often go out of their way to help other nations. Its government is always the first to respond to crises where...

Israeli Apartheid Week: Demonstration Or Intimidation?

The Huffington Post UK | Catherine Wyatt | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

For the past few days, students across the UK have been taking part in the controversial Israeli Apartheid Week in an attempt to raise awareness of Is...

It's time Jewish students spoke out about Israel Apartheid Week

Ellen Johnson | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ellen Johnson

As Israel Apartheid week draws to a close, many Jewish students will breathe a sigh of relief as they sit down for Friday night dinner at their respec...

Palestinian Activists Are Accusing Israel Of Apartheid In Tube 'Ad' Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

Pro-Palestine activists have fly-posted more than 100 hundred posters on London Tube trains with messages condemning Israel as an "apartheid" state. ...

The Government's Proposal to Ban Ethical Boycotts Is an Attack on Local Democracy

Andrew Smith | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK Politics
Andrew Smith

The government may talk about its support for local decision making and devolution, but, its latest move, to ban councils, public bodies and student unions across England from boycotting unethical companies, flies in the face of its rhetoric.

Boycotting These Israeli Goods May Soon Make You A Criminal

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK

The boycotting of goods produced on settlements in the West Bank by local councils and public bodies is to be outlawed, the government will announce t...

Letter Shows Eichmann Pleading For His Life, As He Was 'Only Following Orders'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK

The Israeli government released a handwritten letter on Wednesday, penned by Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in which he pleads for his life. The ...

Lebanese Town Captures Vulture Suspected Of Being An Israeli Spy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK

Residents of a Lebanese town captured a vulture on Tuesday, suspecting it of spying on behalf of the Israeli government. The large scavenger lives on ...

King's College Investigates 'Hate Attack' Against Israel's Ex-Secret Service Chief During Student Event

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

King's College London is investigating an incident on its campus which saw an Israeli society meeting, attended by Israel's former secret service chie...

Beautiful Video Of Arabs And Jews Kissing Proves Love Trumps Hate

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK

Videos of strangers awkwardly kissing on camera was one of 2015's most popular video trends. But a new twist on the well-copied theme is genuinely hea...

Reporter Gets Stabbed While Testing 'Stab-Proof' Vest

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK

An Israeli reporter has been stabbed on the job while testing a "stab-proof" protective vest. Eitam Lachover was filming a segment about a company ...

The 'Real' Face Of Jesus Is Nothing Like What You're Shown In Church

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK

Jesus's face has often been depicted in religious pieces of art as white with narrow features, framed by long, flowing hair, but a new discovery by sc...