Anti-Semitism ill-defined

I recently posted on the question whether Zionism and Judaism were the same: they aren’t see Is Zionism Judaism. We now hear that the UK government (speech by Theresa May to the Conservative Friends of Israel) is to introduce an official definition of...

Flying Saucers, antisemitisim, & the Labour Party

I think I might have seen a flying saucer — and Chuka Umunna thinks Labour has a problem with antisemitism. I don’t know anything about UFO’s but here’s my definition of antisemitism: antisemitism is hatred of Jews because they are Jews;...

Zionism is colonialism

The demand by some that critics of Israel’s policies and practices stop using the term “Zionism” is a scarcely veiled and rather illiterate attempt to close down discussion on the very real issues of justice and human rights in Palestine. The...