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)

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Tutu Pirouettes Away From BDS (video)

It seems that Archbishop Desmond Tutu has softened his stance on Israel in his supreme old age, if this video is anything to go by:


  1. Really? And what about this?

    "Among South Africans who will participate in the Russell Tribunal on Palestine are Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Professor John Dugard."

    The "tribunal" (made in Belgium by Pierre Galand of the Free University of Brussels" will confirm that Israel is an apartheid State.

    The tribunal was in London last year:

  2. Yes, Philo - it will be interesting to see what happens in November when that takes place.

    I took note of it here:


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