International

Fears funding freeze is going too far

DONALD Trump is being accused of taking his squeeze on Palestinian funding too far, by stopping new grants to organisations that promote coexistence with Israelis.

Israel mourns ‘lion of strength’

In scenes reminiscent of the night Yitzhak Rabin was killed, thousands of young Israelis huddled together, lit candles, and sang slow songs with tears in their eyes.For hours before Sunday’s

Accords architect: Oslo is not dead

While many see the Oslo Accords as misguided and a failure, the man behind them says he still believes in them, reports Nathan Jeffay.

Anti-Israel posters in London follow Labour vote

POSTERS saying “Israel is a racist endeavor” appeared on bus stops in London a day after Britain’s opposition Labour Party voted to accept the international definition of anti-Semitism, but with a free speech clause on criticising Israel.A section of the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism states that “denying the Jewish people their right to self-determination, e.g., by claiming that the existence of a State of Israel is a racist endeavour” is an anti-Semitic act. Labour had initially omitted this example and three others from the definition it was going to approve earlier this summer.

Sacks speaks out on ‘antisemite’ Corbyn threat

Former British chief rabbi, Lord Jonathan Sacks, warned in an interview that Jewish people are making plans to leave Britain over fears of an antisemitic backlash precipitated by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

BDS ‘bullying’ derails Del Rey visit

BDS activists are delighted, after the line-up at an Israeli music festival was thrown into chaos by 11 cancellations, including the American singer Lana Del Rey and Australian DJ Mall Grab.

Israel pleased as US cuts UNRWA funding

There is dismay in the international community but delight in Israel, after America ended a funding to the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees.

US moves to redefine Palestinian refugees

America is preparing to declare that most people deemed Palestinian refugees aren’t actually refugees, according to an Israel Television News report last Saturday.

Rajoub shown red card by FIFA

FIFA has suspended the top official in Palestinian football, because he "incited hatred and violence" when he tried to turn international players against Israel.

Tributes flow for Kofi Annan

Annan’s unshakable stance against anti-Semitism has dominated the tributes to him in Israel and the Jewish world since his death on Saturday, aged 80.