So the next time you hear someone badmouthing Israel as a foreign aid bludger on the United States, you can set them straight by quoting Barack Obama’s Secretary of Defense to the effect that Israel saved American lives in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Social media turns murderers into heroes and the world wants to focus on the victim’s response to terror rather than the terrorist’s act. And so the Palestinians once again bring suffering to both Jew and Arab.
Another week, another so-called ‘report’ casting aspersions against Israel. Or so it seems. In quick succession we’ve gone from a flawed Breaking the Silence document, through a faulty UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) manifesto and now to a partisan missive from Save the Children.
The fingerprints of Israel-phobic UN Human Rights Council staffers are evident throughout the report into last year’s conflict in Gaza issued today by that body’s supposedly ‘Independent Commission of Inquiry’.
"The ZFA categorically rejects the findings and recommendations of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Commission of Inquiry into last year’s armed conflict in Gaza.
In recent years Israel’s political enemies have seized upon Iawfare with great alacrity in their campaign to vilify and delegitimise Zionism.
The Zionist Federation of Australia urges the Chief Rabbinate of Israel to put Klal Yisrael above all other considerations and allow Shlomo Riskin to continue his invaluable work as Chief Rabbi of Efrat.