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, 22 January 2014

Can We Clone You, Chloé ... & London Guy?

Writes non-Jewish American student Chloé Valdary, who's already made a name for herself as an outspoken and stalwart champion of Israel:
'This is not 1939. The Jewish People Live. No amount of  preaching of anti-Semitic propaganda on college campuses will ever be effective, so long as we in the Zionist community fight back. No amount of lies and hatred spewed out of the mouths of cowards and traitors to their own people will ever keep us silent. We, my friends and I, we protested last week. We held up signs that said “False” and “Inaccurate” every time the lecturers said something incorrect. We shouted out, we booed, we asked questions, we were defiant. And we will keep being defiant and you should too. If you ever find out anything like this is happening in your community, speak up, take action, fight back; we must never be made to go down the dark road of pogroms and anti-Jewish laws again, not here, not elsewhere, not ever. But it can start with a pamphlet. It can start with a book. It can start with an anti-Israel organization or a lecture on a college campus in New Orleans, Louisiana. So stand up and be counted. Zion, rise up.'
See the entire article here  (hat tip: reader Ian)

Chloé  champions Israel with a zeal and a fearlessness that puts many a Jew to shame.

So does the young British man in the following video, who, like Chloé, is not Jewish and who, again like Chloé, we have met before on this blog.

His style is different from hers, but his heart is certainly in the right place, and we love him for it.

Here he is, countering anti-Israel demonstrators in London including a woman who does her best to deride Israel's well-justified reputation as a gay- and lesbian- tolerant country.

"I'm not Israeli" he corrects her at one point.

"What are you?"


Ah, how satisfying is the inevitable incredulous pause, before this ill-disposed and ignorant woman quickly recovers herself to tell him that he's using a racist term!

In uploading the video to YouTube, he observed:
"I went along to this 'pinkwashing' campaign against Israel, in essence its 'gays for palestine' yeah I know right? Like saying 'blacks for kkk', I had two signs on me, one saying 'I support gay rights, that is why im against your vision of 'river to the sea' palestine. palestinian gays are persecuted by their governments in their territories, they seek refuge in Israel and are accepted', the other one says 'If hamas and fatah form a coaltion will they rename themselves FATASS?!"
(Hat tip: reader Shirlee)


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