Eretz Israel is our unforgettable historic homeland...The Jews who will it shall achieve their State...And whatever we attempt there for our own benefit will redound mightily and beneficially to the good of all mankind. (Theodor Herzl, DerJudenstaat, 1896)

We offer peace and amity to all the neighbouring states and their peoples, and invite them to cooperate with the independent Jewish nation for the common good of all. The State of Israel is ready to contribute its full share to the peaceful progress and development of the Middle East.
(From Proclamation of the State of Israel, 5 Iyar 5708; 14 May 1948)

With a liberal democratic political system operating under the rule of law, a flourishing market economy producing technological innovation to the benefit of the wider world, and a population as educated and cultured as anywhere in Europe or North America, Israel is a normal Western country with a right to be treated as such in the community of nations.... For the global jihad, Israel may be the first objective. But it will not be the last. (Friends of Israel Initiative)

Sunday 28 August 2011

The Great White House Hope: Congressman Allen West On Islam (video)

Lieutenant-Colonel Allen West, who among other tweets from Israel this week has said he's "not convinced there is a credible peace partner for Israel"  (, is certainly a no-mince-words kinda guy, isn't he? 


  1. He's my hero!! What a great advocate for Israel. I've been following him for a couple of years now.

  2. I know. I saw this - and thought of you, Shirlee!

  3. If we have to have colour discrimination, it's a shame he couldn't have been the first Black US President!!

  4. He's really wonderful, I agree. If only ...


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