November 2011 Blog Archive

  • Truth and lies on Sheikh Raed Salah

    28 Nov 2011 by Dave Rich

    Middle East Monitor (MEMO) has published a lengthy report (pdf) giving its version of events in the affair surrounding the arrest and attempted deportation of Sheikh Raed Salah. This has beencoveredextensively on the CST Blog, but there is one aspect which MEMO's latest report highlights quite gloriously: the extent to…

  • Raise Your Banners & Karl Dallas: You’re All ‘Zionists’ Now

    24 Nov 2011 by Mark Gardner

    Anti-Zionists usually deflect accusations of antisemitism by saying that they only criticise Zionists, not Jews. The ‘proof’ is usually provided by far left Jewish anti-Zionists: eagerly using their ‘Jewishness’ to all the better abuse the rest of the Jewish (ie ‘Zionist’) community, and the Jewish (ie ‘Zionist’) establishment in particular. Now, th…

  • Gilad Atzmon: what you see is what you get

    15 Nov 2011 by CST

    Gilad Atzmon is an ex-Israeli jazz musician whose new book, The Wandering Who? is quite probably the most antisemitic book published in this country in recent years. As a result of this book, Atzmon spoke last week at Exeter University, at a meeting organised by the Friends of Palestine society …

  • Facing Facts! call for experts on hate crime

    15 Nov 2011 by CST

    Facing Facts! is an EU-funded project to improve monitoring and recording of hate crimes and hate incidents across the European Union. CST is a partner organisation in the project alongside three other NGOs dealing with hate crime. Call for experts to create hate crime data monitoring guidelines The project, which…

  • Raed Salah and Hamas

    9 Nov 2011 by CST

    In the recent ruling (pdf) issued by the Immigration Tribunal which turned down Sheikh Raed Salah's appeal against deportation from the UK, the immigration judges noted that Salah: has admitted in criminal proceedings being involved with organisations used to fund Hamas, a group part of which is proscribed as being…

  • Cyril Paskin z"l

    4 Nov 2011 by CST

    Cyril Paskin, who died on the 1st November at the age of 89, was one of the founders of the Jewish anti- fascist 62 Group that fought, and crushed, Colin Jordan’s neo-Nazi thugs in the early 1960’s. In January 1941, Cyril was conscripted into the RAF Regiment and went on to serve i…

  • Political leaders supporting CST

    4 Nov 2011 by Dave Rich

    The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, and Mayor of London Boris Johnson, both expressed their support for CST at fundraising events this week. Nick Clegg, speaking at the CST Northern Region dinner in Manchester last night attended by 400 supporters of CST, expressed his admiration for CST and the wider Jewish…

  • CST at the Home Affairs Committee

    2 Nov 2011 by CST

    Yesterday CST's Government and International Affairs Director, Mike Whine, gave evidence to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee hearing on the roots of violent radicalisation. You can watch the video of his evidence here.