The behavior of pro-Palestinian students who disrupted a talk by Ami Ayalon at a London university was inexcusable. But too many British Jews also support shutting down free speech – of voices critical of Israel.
Fasting for peace gave Anglo-Jewry an opportunity to publicly express their concern and support, without dividing along partisan lines, as an alternative to engaging in the racist debate that's overwhelming social media.
In the wake of further settlement expansion, British university students are finding it harder to defend Israel to their peers.
Why did the UK umbrella Zionist organization decide to exclude Yachad, a pro-Israel pro-peace movement, and how does that cultivate open, public debate in the Diaspora regarding what defines Zionism in the 21st century?
By removing the local population of an isolated hilltop in the South Hebron Hills, Israel’s grip becomes ever firmer over land we so urgently need to relinquish.
Polarization of the boycott debate does not sit comfortably with some U.K. supporters of Israel, who have a number of responses to choose from in the face of the continual talk of isolating Israel.