Clumsy and foolish of British Jewry - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • r cummings
    • 23.01.12 | 13:18 (IST)

    If invited to a meeting by the Foreign Office and British PM, they should have attended with a good grace and listened politely to what the distinguished visitor had to say. It doesn't mean they had to agree with it, they has the opportunity to make counter points. After all, the UK is closely involved in the process, as a UNSC member and with Blair and Ashton as important participants. By taking instruction from the GOI, they demonstrate that British Jews' first loyalty is to Israel, not the UK. This is a warped picture, the hardline Zionists are not a majority here but have worked themselves into positions of authority in the Jewish community. We need to have a clear out of some of the Israel-firster imbeciles and take a much closer look at the activities of BICOM, we don't need an AIPAC here thanks very much.

    from the article: British Jews cancel meeting with Abbas in wake of pressure from Netanyahu
    First published 01:48 23.01.12 | Last updated 01:48 23.01.12
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