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For whom would you vote in another 2017 UK general election?      
Uploaded: Sunday 25th Jun 2017 at 12:52 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Our new poll

'Hell on Earth' - A flawed film      
Uploaded: Sunday 25th Jun 2017 at 11:55 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Though a vivid picture of the Syrian civil war its anti-US vignette is odd..

Today is the anniversary of D-Day      
Uploaded: Tuesday 6th Jun 2017 at 13:19 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Lest we forget the sacrifice of thousands of young men in the invasion of Normandy, 1944..

The UK-US 'Rift' made the terrorists laugh      
Uploaded: Friday 2nd Jun 2017 at 12:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The shrill hostility to the US over the 'leaks' by the NY Times was dangerous..

This Shameful Ranting Must Stop      
Uploaded: Sunday 28th May 2017 at 12:04 Contributed by : Carol Gould

From 2005 - but still topical, sadly...

'Spitfire Girls' - my saga      
Uploaded: Monday 22nd May 2017 at 13:42 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I was introduced to ATA pilots in 1987 - my book's saga is a sad one..

Theresa May and our 'affluent pensioners'      
Uploaded: Sunday 21st May 2017 at 13:39 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The British Prime Minister has launched a manifesto aimed at pensioners and at restricting the internet..Dumb.

A world led by Bernie Sanders..      
Uploaded: Thursday 18th May 2017 at 13:04 Contributed by : Carol Gould

How tranquil our world would be had he reached the White House..

Remembering Dr Helen Szamuely      
Uploaded: Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 14:10 Contributed by : Carol Gould

My old friend has died - she was a Rock of Gibraltar

When will Islamic extremism end?      
Uploaded: Sunday 12th Mar 2017 at 14:26 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Watching 'Dateline London' I thought back to my wonderful childhood in Eisenhower's peaceful USA

Some late winter ramblings..      
Uploaded: Sunday 12th Feb 2017 at 13:50 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Much is transpiring worldwide so inbetween chemotherapy cyles my thoughts..

Cancer and financial anguish      
Uploaded: Saturday 14th Jan 2017 at 14:50 Contributed by : Carol Gould

My being victimised by fraudsters and suffering financial crises has had consequences..

Meryl Streep and the media      
Uploaded: Monday 9th Jan 2017 at 12:32 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The BBC asks: will a new president pose a threat to press freedom?

Obama and the UN Israel Resolution      
Uploaded: Saturday 24th Dec 2016 at 12:37 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The UN Security Council resolution supporting condemnatiton of Israel has produced fury..

Our Current Poll: Should the US abolish the Electoral College?      
Uploaded: Saturday 24th Dec 2016 at 12:17 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Please vote.

Don't do what I did      
Uploaded: Thursday 8th Dec 2016 at 21:52 Contributed by : Carol Gould

If you are a young American settled in the UK, start thinking about your retirement NOW

On the eve of the US election hats off to Bernie Sanders      
Uploaded: Friday 4th Nov 2016 at 04:05 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The head of Democrats Abroad has called the Sanders phenomenon 'inexplicable.' WRONG

The Condoleezza Rice Factor      
Uploaded: Friday 4th Nov 2016 at 02:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I wrote these article several years ago.. what dignity Dr Rice would have brought to 2016..

Horrible films about America..      
Uploaded: Wednesday 19th Oct 2016 at 18:11 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Why do British film directors home in on the ugliest Americans?

Can everyone please stop sanctimoniously pontificating?      
Uploaded: Sunday 16th Oct 2016 at 15:01 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Trump-dumping ignores the ugly legacy of others..

Spielberg, Rylance and Dahl - a perplexing brew..      
Uploaded: Friday 26th Aug 2016 at 15:31 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Why Spielberg wishes to enhance the coffers of those who traduce Israel and Jews is a mystery..

The Women and War Festival      
Uploaded: Thursday 14th Jul 2016 at 22:10 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In London until 31 July a festival to celebrate the contribution women have made in wartime..

Remembering Alan Senitt      
Uploaded: Friday 8th Jul 2016 at 11:22 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Ten years ago on 9 July Briton Alan Senitt was stabbed to death in the USA..

Laudato Si: Pope Francis's encyclical letter on climate change      
Uploaded: Thursday 16th Jun 2016 at 19:35 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The Jewish response...

Bush was hated, as is Trump, but Obama? Britain, get a Grip      
Uploaded: Wednesday 4th May 2016 at 18:27 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Woe betide Americans in the UK when Barack Obama came here to support Cameron's anti-Brexit campaign

Carol Gould on 'The USA Decides'      
Uploaded: Tuesday 12th Apr 2016 at 21:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A topical discussion with Chris Bambery, Jan Halper-Hayes and Season Butler

Why did Sardar Ahmad have to die?      
Uploaded: Saturday 26th Mar 2016 at 10:58 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A fine journalist, his wife and daughters killed in cold blood in Kabul..

Austerity Does Not Work - my open letter to Karen Buck MP      
Uploaded: Sunday 20th Mar 2016 at 22:42 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In this 2012 piece I lambasted Iain Duncan-Smith but now I applaud him..Tax the rich, not the poor..

Will the Obama-Cameron Lovefest end?      
Uploaded: Saturday 12th Mar 2016 at 21:34 Contributed by : The Guardian

The US President's comments about UK failures in Libya could sour relations..

Trump, Sanders and Clinton..      
Uploaded: Thursday 11th Feb 2016 at 11:20 Contributed by : Carol Gould

My view with Jeremy Vine, Charlie Wolf and Jon Sopel

Iran-China-USA - my take on new trade alliances      
Uploaded: Sunday 24th Jan 2016 at 13:08 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A discussion with Marzieh Hashemi and Scott Rickard

The Oscar Snubs      
Uploaded: Saturday 23rd Jan 2016 at 12:49 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Last year and this year there were some glaring omissions..

If Alan Senitt had had a gun...      
Uploaded: Tuesday 5th Jan 2016 at 12:04 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In the wake of President Obama's efforts to restrict gun ownership my thoughts..

My father and the dredging of America's waterways      
Uploaded: Tuesday 5th Jan 2016 at 09:23 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Once again Britain has been crippled by catastrophic there a remedy?

Sue Lloyd-Roberts - How did she do it?      
Uploaded: Monday 28th Dec 2015 at 08:51 Contributed by : BBC News Magazine link (Lyse Doucet)

A link to a tribute to the great correspondent who has died of leukaemia

Are Britons being hypocritical about race and guns?      
Uploaded: Thursday 17th Dec 2015 at 11:12 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Whilst traducing Donald Trump Britain also has a sorry legacy on race...

RIP Issy Benjamin: anti-apartheid campaigner      
Uploaded: Thursday 10th Dec 2015 at 15:07 Contributed by : Carol Gould

My dear friend, the architect Issy Benjamin, died in October; a tribute..

The Debate on PressTV      
Uploaded: Wednesday 14th Oct 2015 at 16:49 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Our editor on Iranian TV

Carol Gould's address to the UNAssociation London Meeting re Israel-Palestine      
Uploaded: Thursday 8th Oct 2015 at 16:51 Contributed by : Carol Gould

How much should Her Majesty's Government contribute to Israel-Palestine issues?

As the Mideast smoulders - Remembering Yitzhak Rabin      
Uploaded: Tuesday 6th Oct 2015 at 12:46 Contributed by : Carol Gould

20 years after he was assassinated I still believe his death wrecked the region...

The amazing Qanta Ahmed      
Uploaded: Tuesday 22nd Sep 2015 at 15:48 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A fine doctor looks at the direction in which Islam is going as Yom Kippur and Eid dawn...

Yip Harburg and 'Flahooley'      
Uploaded: Sunday 16th Aug 2015 at 16:55 Contributed by : Carol Gould

This great musical was ruined by the hard Right. I want to revive it..

Children of the Gaza War: reaction to Lyse Doucet's documentary      
Uploaded: Friday 7th Aug 2015 at 12:07 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The BBC broadcast of Children of the Gaza War has generated much discussion..

Women suffer 'silent' heart attacks      
Uploaded: Tuesday 9th Jun 2015 at 16:30 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I almost died not realising my back pain was angina..

The Sandford St Martin Trust Awards for Religious Broadcasting      
Uploaded: Monday 8th Jun 2015 at 14:16 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A stellar array of programmes and an award for Lyse Doucet OBE at Lambeth Palace

Lyse Doucet receives Sandford St Martin Trustees' Award      
Uploaded: Wednesday 27th May 2015 at 15:09 Contributed by : Sandford St Martin Trust

..for raising the profile of religion in broadcasting..

Whither Ukraine?      
Uploaded: Thursday 23rd Apr 2015 at 18:01 Contributed by : Carol Gould

An event at the House of Lords leaves an uncertain view..

The Republican triumph --will it bury the Democrats?      
Uploaded: Thursday 23rd Apr 2015 at 08:09 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The return of the Senate to Republican control in yesterday's midterm elections will end the Obama vision for America..

An Enchanting Report from Lausanne      
Uploaded: Monday 6th Apr 2015 at 18:58 Contributed by : Carol Gould

BBC Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet writes with eloquence from the Iran talks..

An Unforgettable Evening for Afghanistan      
Uploaded: Friday 27th Mar 2015 at 13:17 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Afghanaid, Lyse Doucet and Arabella Dorman's paintings combined for a remarkable event

Why did Sardar Ahmad have to die? One year on...      
Uploaded: Saturday 21st Mar 2015 at 08:38 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A fine journalist and his family die at the hands of the Taliban..

Remembering Terry Pratchett      
Uploaded: Thursday 12th Mar 2015 at 17:35 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I have reservations about assisted dying but...

My thoughts on the black & female Oscar-Bafta Snubs      
Uploaded: Friday 20th Feb 2015 at 13:56 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Though Selma has been Oscar-nominated this year's selections make me despair..

A mega-shelter in Israel to protect her children      
Uploaded: Saturday 31st Jan 2015 at 13:01 Contributed by : Sheila Raviv

From Sheila Raviv in Jerusalem

The Arab World needs a Lincoln, a Churchill and a Dr King      
Uploaded: Thursday 25th Dec 2014 at 00:55 Contributed by : Carol Gould

When Carol Gould met Syrian envoy Jihad Makdissi she knew the Arab world needed an FDR and Churchill..

Uploaded: Monday 22nd Dec 2014 at 11:11 Contributed by : Nasser Yousaf

The Pakistani writer Nasser Yousaf writes with eloquence about Peshawar..

My father and the dredging of America's waterways      
Uploaded: Monday 1st Dec 2014 at 18:08 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As David Cameron's Flood Committee recommends aid, I am reminded of my father's important work..

Remembering Yitzhak Rabin      
Uploaded: Tuesday 4th Nov 2014 at 09:12 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Today marks nineteen years in the Gregorian calendar since the murder of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. It was my personal 9/11.

A 2005 review of The Death of Klinghoffer      
Uploaded: Sunday 19th Oct 2014 at 12:13 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Amid the current controversy over the Metropolitan Opera's production my review..

A Horror Story from England      
Uploaded: Thursday 31st Jul 2014 at 02:04 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Not a third world country but a civilised metropolis brings hell to a US citizen

An Israeli girl on the Gaza border offers her side of the tragic story      
Uploaded: Wednesday 23rd Jul 2014 at 17:49 Contributed by : Becky Griffin

Sent to us by a staunch supporter of the Palestinian cause

July 4th 2014 - Is the USA happy?      
Uploaded: Sunday 6th Jul 2014 at 13:50 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Carol Gould offers her take on Independence Day with Kasia Madera

Sunday June 15 at 3PM - Waltz with Bashir at JW3      
Uploaded: Friday 13th Jun 2014 at 15:19 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I will be discussing war trauma with Dr Nick Grey

The Atlantic Convoy - remembered on DDay weekend      
Uploaded: Tuesday 10th Jun 2014 at 23:20 Contributed by : Carol Gould

85 year old Sheila remembers with vivid clarity her perilous wartime ocean voyage..

D-Day 70th -- Lest we Forget      
Uploaded: Monday 2nd Jun 2014 at 01:04 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As the anniversary of June 6th 1944 approaches I reflect..

Journalists Who Risk All      
Uploaded: Wednesday 14th May 2014 at 23:27 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Brilliant and tenacious journalists like Lyse Doucet are a credit to the much-maligned media..

Carol Gould appearing at Phi Beta Kappa London May 29      
Uploaded: Tuesday 13th May 2014 at 14:39 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Phi beta Kappa is the most distinguished honour any scholar may receive. The new UK chapter hosts our editor...

An American-born Briton Defends the NHS      
Uploaded: Friday 9th May 2014 at 12:42 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Pre-Lansley/Hunt, in the Daily Telegraph of August 2009 our editor defended the NHS

Bassem Sabry -- dead at 31      
Uploaded: Wednesday 30th Apr 2014 at 00:39 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Why must diabetes kill anyone? Where is the cure?

Should Guantanamo Bay be shut down?      
Uploaded: Sunday 27th Apr 2014 at 01:49 Contributed by : The Editors

Please vote in our new poll

Can Liberal Jews still believe in a Messianic Age?      
Uploaded: Sunday 20th Apr 2014 at 20:48 Contributed by : Rabbi Alexandra Wright

Was the unleavened bread Jesus gave to his disciples the Afikomen?

My Jewish Mother and her Beautiful Black Blood      
Uploaded: Tuesday 15th Apr 2014 at 23:38 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As the seasons of Easter (resurrection) and Passover(liberation) unfold my late mother's story resonates...

Mandela --freed by Helen Suzman and her followers      
Uploaded: Saturday 15th Mar 2014 at 02:55 Contributed by : Carol Gould

BAFTA member Carol Gould laments the inaccuracies in 'Mandela-Long Walk to Freedom..'

Two Years on: The YouGov Panel on US Politics      
Uploaded: Saturday 15th Mar 2014 at 01:49 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I appeared with Bonnie Greer and Jon Sopel on the YouGov Panel discussion about Republicans and Obama..

Remembering Bob Crow - my BBC radio encounter      
Uploaded: Wednesday 12th Mar 2014 at 10:16 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I remember him as a charmer

Old Glory is not a Swastika      
Uploaded: Thursday 27th Feb 2014 at 12:12 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Participating in an Oxford Union al Jazeera event I was confronted about the US flag..

Piers Morgan in the news again      
Uploaded: Monday 24th Feb 2014 at 01:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

At one time he was a supreme USA-hater before he landed on his feet with generous American bucks..

I am so proud of my friend Dr Phyllis Chesler      
Uploaded: Friday 31st Jan 2014 at 18:37 Contributed by : Carol Gould - Phyllis Chesler

To celebrate the 2013 publication of 'An American Bride in Kabul' we reprint this interview..

The Bush-Sharon Meeting from British Eyes      
Uploaded: Saturday 11th Jan 2014 at 00:46 Contributed by : The Editor

British television has covered the Bush-Sharon conference as a less-than-savoury event...

Missing America at Thanksgiving and always      
Uploaded: Tuesday 31st Dec 2013 at 23:41 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As another year passes I miss so many things..

Carol Gould's 'Spitfire Girls' on Amazon Kindle and in Large Print Paperback      
Uploaded: Wednesday 20th Nov 2013 at 10:13 Contributed by : The Editors more about her other book..

Not all Americans are gun-toting maniacs      
Uploaded: Sunday 29th Sep 2013 at 23:44 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Despite the gun violence in the United States it is not a country teeming with shooters...

A rabbi's open letter to the Woolwich suspects      
Uploaded: Monday 26th Aug 2013 at 13:56 Contributed by : Rabbi Alexandra Wright

One of the world Progressive Movement's leading rabbis addresses the murder of a British soldier in London...

I am a 'Lymphoedema Sister'      
Uploaded: Thursday 1st Aug 2013 at 01:58 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I was told it would not come back for ten years but the experts were wrong..

Remembering Alan Senitt - Seven Years On      
Uploaded: Tuesday 23rd Jul 2013 at 00:52 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Seven years since a brilliant young Briton was murdered near my Washington neighbourhood, we remember him

Austerity does not Work      
Uploaded: Wednesday 17th Jul 2013 at 01:35 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Can we please stop picking on the vulnerable and start going after the millionaire tax-evaders?..

Andrew Alexander is Wildly Wrong about American Leaders      
Uploaded: Tuesday 16th Jul 2013 at 12:34 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The British writer suggests America has been led by a string of families and miltarists..

London Transport must do more for the old and disabled      
Uploaded: Monday 1st Jul 2013 at 10:36 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I have submitted my thoughts to Transport for London..

This month decided the fate of humanity      
Uploaded: Thursday 6th Jun 2013 at 00:46 Contributed by : Carol Gould

We commemorate D-Day, which unfolded sixty-seven years ago today..

Are the UK local elections a wake-up call for David Cameron?      
Uploaded: Sunday 28th Apr 2013 at 13:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Midterm elections can often be a harbinger of change at the top...

State of the Union: Obama Must Exhort the World to End Civil Wars      
Uploaded: Friday 8th Feb 2013 at 01:38 Contributed by : Carol Gould

There is nothing wrong with the 'pursuit of happiness' if it means brother stopping the murder of brother

The Gaza Issue      
Uploaded: Saturday 12th Jan 2013 at 13:21 Contributed by : Carol Gould

On the radio an alarming question by an audience member about Israel's very right to exist..

A deeply disturbing attack on me      
Uploaded: Tuesday 8th Jan 2013 at 02:28 Contributed by : Carol Gould

With the best of intentions I attended a festive party in aid of Nicarague only to be the victim of ugly abuse..

The sum total of my 2012 Experience: trying to get into ONE Olympic event      
Uploaded: Wednesday 26th Dec 2012 at 11:19 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Having been unable to get a ticket online despite masses of empty seats at venues, I ventured out..

Carol Gould: Denis Quilley said I would one day be BBC Director-General      
Uploaded: Monday 12th Nov 2012 at 00:10 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The BBC needs a passionate programme-maker to restore licence-payers' confidence

The 'Israel-Palestine problem' according to Lord Steel      
Uploaded: Sunday 11th Nov 2012 at 04:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Lord Steel says the Arab-Israeli conflict causes trouble around the world -- really?

Did Jill Dando try to expose Jimmy Savile?      
Uploaded: Sunday 21st Oct 2012 at 12:47 Contributed by : The Editors

One of us was Script Editor on six six-hour PD James thrillers and we have a theory....

Why did British television not cover the Penn State child abuse story?      
Uploaded: Tuesday 9th Oct 2012 at 18:06 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The staggering Penn State abuse story was important if we in the UK are to protect our children...

So What did these American Conventions Achieve?      
Uploaded: Saturday 8th Sep 2012 at 12:39 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Obama will have an uphill struggle because Americans feel worse off..

Millions saved but now face financial ruin      
Uploaded: Thursday 2nd Aug 2012 at 01:10 Contributed by : Carol Gould

So many Americans and Britons invested wisely when young and healthy; now our every plan has produced virtually nothing..

Vidal Sassoon's Socialist Dream      
Uploaded: Wednesday 18th Jul 2012 at 02:04 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The late hair genius had a passionate vision for the world...

In light of the 'Bus Monitor' story: At age 57, I am evicted from a cafe - Raoul's Clifton Road W9      
Uploaded: Sunday 24th Jun 2012 at 09:26 Contributed by : Carol Gould

This Yank's bizarre experience in her longtime London neighbourhood..

Christian Pilgrims are Thriving in Israel      
Uploaded: Wednesday 23rd May 2012 at 00:43 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I was told by anti-Israel activists that Christian shrines are being dismantled by Zionists...

Professor Geoffrey Alderman on Carol Gould at the South Bank Literature festival      
Uploaded: Sunday 1st Apr 2012 at 15:05 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The eminent scholar reflects on the behaviour of Carol's audience at the Purcell Room..

Can a Libyan Tripartite Division Work?      
Uploaded: Sunday 25th Mar 2012 at 14:54 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Talk of Libya dividing into three separate regions raises many worries..

What Should the West do for Syria?      
Uploaded: Monday 20th Feb 2012 at 14:46 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The anger of citizens of other 'liberated' Muslim countries reverberates with the West..

Shana Tova, Mahmoud      
Uploaded: Wednesday 15th Feb 2012 at 20:01 Contributed by : The Editors

Ahmadinejad's channel in London, Press TV, hosts American Zionists and that is a good thing..

In Defence of Single Parenthood      
Uploaded: Monday 30th Jan 2012 at 03:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

My friend Charlie Wolf feels single parenthood is not ideal..

The Call for Obama's Murder by an American journal      
Uploaded: Saturday 21st Jan 2012 at 16:15 Contributed by : Carol Gould

This is nothing new -- the American president provokes abject hatred in otherwise rational people...

For Americans, Lockerbie Will Not go Away      
Uploaded: Wednesday 21st Dec 2011 at 13:34 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As Gaddafy's regime crumbles the issue of Lockerbie comes back to the fore..

TIMES article about Carol Gould and the General Medical Council's Failure to take Owen Gilmore to trial      
Uploaded: Thursday 17th Nov 2011 at 16:32 Contributed by : Carol Gould

My surgeon was accused of misconduct but was allowed to take 'voluntary erasure'

Where are the Women?      
Uploaded: Monday 14th Nov 2011 at 00:55 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As male leaders and dictators fall like kingpins and sex scandals explode across the globe we look at the place of women...

We Don't Have to talk about my kind of Children      
Uploaded: Thursday 27th Oct 2011 at 02:50 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Lionel Shriver's 'We Need to talk about Kevin' is an alien world to me...

Philadelphia High School for Girls: my memories 40 years on      
Uploaded: Saturday 15th Oct 2011 at 23:20 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Relfections on the 40th anniversary of graduation of a group of academically outstanding Philadelphia girls..

Our Nightmare Day in Mayfair, London, 9/11      
Uploaded: Monday 12th Sep 2011 at 23:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A small group who had made pilgrimage to Grosvenor Square was rebuked..

9/11 -- Ten Years On..      
Uploaded: Saturday 3rd Sep 2011 at 15:33 Contributed by : Carol Gould

This article was written shortly after September 11, 2001..we reprint it ten years on..

Carol's Archive: Guardian, Telegraph, JC etc      
Uploaded: Thursday 1st Sep 2011 at 00:05 Contributed by : Current Viewpoint

See Carol and read past features in British newspapers

I Knew Libya would erupt - and how a Libyan Cameraman saved my life      
Uploaded: Thursday 25th Aug 2011 at 13:32 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Libya has figured in the lives of my generation as long as Gaddafy has reigned..

First it was the Big Society; Now it's the Broken Society      
Uploaded: Wednesday 17th Aug 2011 at 05:11 Contributed by : Carol Gould

David Cameron berates and belittles but Franklin Roosevelt uplifted the poor...

Can one still give Barack Obama the benefit of the Doubt?      
Uploaded: Saturday 30th Jul 2011 at 23:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Can Obama ride out the debt ceiling storm?

July 10th: Carol Gould, Jonathan Freedland, Omar Barghouti and Seni Seneviratne at the 2011 South Bank Literature Festival...      
Uploaded: Thursday 14th Jul 2011 at 01:09 Contributed by : The Editors

a debate on cultural boycotts with a focus on Israel..

Boycotting Israel means Boycotting Jews and Arabs      
Uploaded: Tuesday 12th Jul 2011 at 03:52 Contributed by : Carol Gould

.. as their livelihoods are hampered by the internaitonal boycott movement...

My Eastbourne and Wimbledon Odyssey : Misery Chapter Two      
Uploaded: Friday 8th Jul 2011 at 01:30 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Health and Safety, Orwellian rules and downright bullying (over a coffee) are so un-English...

Fawlty Towers Lives in Eastbourne      
Uploaded: Wednesday 6th Jul 2011 at 02:51 Contributed by : Carol Gould

My first UK holiday in years turned out to be as abysmal as I had dreaded it would be...

Dominique Strauss Kahn      
Uploaded: Monday 16th May 2011 at 23:14 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In light of the Strauss-Kahn case, why do men behave as they do?...

Pickles : Bad for the Tory Image ?      
Uploaded: Thursday 14th Apr 2011 at 13:04 Contributed by : Carol Gould

...or 'let them eat cake.'

Stan Kroenke is not Jewish      
Uploaded: Monday 11th Apr 2011 at 15:10 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Contrary to popular belief that the Jews run everything the new Arsenal owner is Catholic..

Arabia, Let your Daughters Sing      
Uploaded: Wednesday 9th Mar 2011 at 15:13 Contributed by : Carol Gould

What the Muslim world needs is the joy, freedom and unfettered friendships that shaped my childhood..

Egypt, Tunisia, thoughts from 2001      
Uploaded: Sunday 30th Jan 2011 at 23:27 Contributed by : Carol Gould

When Yitzhak Rabin was shot Boris Yeltsin said the region would be 'bathed in rivers of blood.' Maybe he was right...

Baroness Warsi is wrong about British 'Islamophobia'      
Uploaded: Saturday 29th Jan 2011 at 10:28 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Despite justifiable apprehensions Lady Warsi needs to rejoice in the positive..

My piece from 2007 : Ethnic Diversity Thrives in Britain      
Uploaded: Saturday 22nd Jan 2011 at 14:50 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Incredulous when I heard Baroness Warsi's complaints about Islamophobia I decided to reprint this..

Hitler and Stalin Had no TV or Internet      
Uploaded: Tuesday 18th Jan 2011 at 18:30 Contributed by : Carol Gould

How much influence does the internet and incendiary television have on killers?

Will we all Freeze to Death?      
Uploaded: Friday 31st Dec 2010 at 00:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As we freeze, global warming conferences continue to proliferate...

Lockerbie Will not go Away      
Uploaded: Wednesday 8th Dec 2010 at 11:21 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Wikileaks has dredged up an important tale of Libyan threats..

Obama-Bashing is not my style      
Uploaded: Wednesday 10th Nov 2010 at 16:12 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I am becoming increasingly alarmed when I hear the hate-filled rhetoric aimed at Barack Obama

This 'Austerity' concept is heartless      
Uploaded: Sunday 7th Nov 2010 at 09:30 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I went from being a neo-con to a liberal and am now filled with despair..

Is the British Jewish Community in Danger?      
Uploaded: Tuesday 2nd Nov 2010 at 09:41 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In the wake of the Yemen bombs destined for Chicago Jewish communities, we look at the UK..

Some Stunning Attacks on the USA      
Uploaded: Thursday 28th Oct 2010 at 08:44 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Inspired by the looming autumn Lockerbie hearings, the British media attack...

A Young Man So Full of Hate      
Uploaded: Thursday 26th Aug 2010 at 15:08 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I was set upon by a young man who hated everything I am...

The Parlous state of British Television      
Uploaded: Tuesday 10th Aug 2010 at 12:24 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Is British television improving? We reprint a piece from 2006..

Did America Destroy the British Empire?      
Uploaded: Sunday 25th Jul 2010 at 00:33 Contributed by : Carol Gould

My London Christmas was peppered with accusations that the USA wrecked the Empire..

Claire Fox's Schools Conference on the War on Terror      
Uploaded: Sunday 18th Jul 2010 at 00:02 Contributed by : Carol Gould

At a school in England our American editor reflects on centuries of 'terror..'

Glenn Beck, on one issue you are so wrong..      
Uploaded: Thursday 15th Jul 2010 at 23:44 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The Fox News superstar says the Left is behind Israel-hatred

Stephen Fry's America      
Uploaded: Wednesday 14th Jul 2010 at 13:06 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In his eccentric idyll across the fifty states the USA of my childhood is almost unrecognisable..

D Day Weekend      
Uploaded: Thursday 1st Jul 2010 at 22:46 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Lest we forget the heroes who saved us from the Thousand Year Reich...

America-Hatred 2010      
Uploaded: Friday 25th Jun 2010 at 17:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In an English school there is no doubt the USA is not a favourite..

How British Airways wrecked my 'Taste of London'      
Uploaded: Saturday 19th Jun 2010 at 12:28 Contributed by : Carol Gould

My visit to the food fest was ruined by BA ..

Simon Schama and the Dark Side of America      
Uploaded: Friday 11th Jun 2010 at 14:36 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In his mammoth series about 'the American future' Professor Schama finds some obscure warts ..

The Trashman, the Spa, the Envoy and the Wall      
Uploaded: Tuesday 8th Jun 2010 at 00:54 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Israel-hatred in Britain goes back long before the Gaza flotilla era..

If home for the UK Olympics team is a military base, whither the Americans?      
Uploaded: Wednesday 14th Apr 2010 at 00:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould

It is puzzling that the US 2012 Olympic team has chosen a university campus that welcomes radicals..

"An Education' is 'Der Sturmer' wrapped in a teen flick.."      
Uploaded: Friday 12th Mar 2010 at 11:43 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Why is the only Jew in 'An Education' so loathsome?..

Israeli Organ-Harvesting !      
Uploaded: Friday 5th Mar 2010 at 18:29 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Israel went to Haiti to help but bad PR followed..

'Avatar' is heaven for America-haters      
Uploaded: Saturday 6th Feb 2010 at 23:20 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The 3D film leaves Carol Gould with a sour taste in her mouth..

Britain Needs Israel's Help      
Uploaded: Saturday 2nd Jan 2010 at 00:01 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As British soldiers die in Afghanistan Britain needs to stop boycotts against israel..

Jews 2      
Uploaded: Thursday 17th Dec 2009 at 16:21 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A follow-up report on anti-Jewish rhetoric from the highest echelons of British society..

Britain's Jewish Lobby      
Uploaded: Monday 7th Dec 2009 at 03:39 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A Channel Four documentary accuses Anglo-Jewry of virtually subverting government policy..

America the Villainous      
Uploaded: Sunday 29th Nov 2009 at 19:41 Contributed by : Carol Gould

America-bashing is alive and well in Britain..

Michael Moore thinks Terrorists are Over-hyped      
Uploaded: Monday 16th Nov 2009 at 18:07 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The famed documentarian thinks we need only worry about a few hundred guys in the desert..

The Guardian Zaps Israel      
Uploaded: Friday 30th Oct 2009 at 00:07 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Israeli Nobel Prize winners are omitted from a Guardian feature..

Dear Lord Heseltine..      
Uploaded: Saturday 10th Oct 2009 at 18:23 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The conservative peer launches an attack on America and Israel..

Carol Gould on Yvonne Ridley's 'The Agenda'      
Uploaded: Friday 25th Sep 2009 at 18:41 Contributed by : The Editors

Our editor and the Respect Party activist

Britain's Youth Need to know about wartime Sacrifice      
Uploaded: Friday 25th Sep 2009 at 18:38 Contributed by : Carol Gould

World War II was a battle for the survival of democracy but mainstream British TV ignores this..

The Fellowship of Life Support      
Uploaded: Sunday 20th Sep 2009 at 01:10 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The magnificent British National Health Service saved my close friend...

Once Comfortable, Now in Penury      
Uploaded: Friday 18th Sep 2009 at 14:14 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Recession has produced unprecedented want. Will those in better circumstances open their hearts and wallets, as Dr Naim Dangoor asks?

Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney: Heroes or Villains?      
Uploaded: Sunday 13th Sep 2009 at 11:53 Contributed by : Carol Gould

History saw Ted Kennedy given a near-Presidential sendoff but the Bush regime seems destined for condemnation...

Lockerbie will Not Go Away      
Uploaded: Sunday 13th Sep 2009 at 01:50 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The release of Pan Am 103 terrorist al Megrahi has reopened wounds..

As Iran erupts, the world is in Neverland      
Uploaded: Sunday 6th Sep 2009 at 14:17 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The Michael Jackson memorial took yet more time away from news of courageous Iranians..

Alan Dershowitz and Melanie Phillips on Obama      
Uploaded: Saturday 5th Sep 2009 at 15:18 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Our editor feels the president should be given a chance regarding the Middle East..

Defining Racism      
Uploaded: Monday 24th Aug 2009 at 18:15 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The word 'racist' is being bandied about to the point that it demeans the civil rights movement..

Tamiflu should be free to everyone      
Uploaded: Tuesday 11th Aug 2009 at 23:48 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In Britain a complicated scheme for the sick could cause death...

Are Faith Schools Discriminatory ?      
Uploaded: Tuesday 4th Aug 2009 at 22:04 Contributed by : Carol Gould

An English Court of Appeal decision has branded a faith school's entry policy 'racist..'

War on Want Bans a Londoner from its Event      
Uploaded: Saturday 1st Aug 2009 at 02:43 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A Jewish Englishman is barred from attending a War on Want book launch about Israeli 'apartheid'

Underhill's Parallel Universe      
Uploaded: Sunday 26th Jul 2009 at 14:54 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Newsweek's Wiliam Underhill paints a rosy picture of a happy multicultural Europe..

Uploaded: Thursday 23rd Jul 2009 at 15:26 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Even those who admire the American president wish the media would end its love affair..

Michael Jackson was a Great Talent. Period.      
Uploaded: Thursday 2nd Jul 2009 at 11:52 Contributed by : Carol Gould

May he rest in peace but the comparisons with 'greatest geniuses of the century' are wrong..

Speaker Pelosi: another Michael Martin?      
Uploaded: Wednesday 1st Jul 2009 at 11:41 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Many feel let down by US House Speaker Pelosi: will she go like her British counterpart?..

This is a momentous time for Iran      
Uploaded: Thursday 25th Jun 2009 at 23:19 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The events in the ancient Persian enclave bring back memories of other seminal moments in history..

This month decided the fate of Humanity      
Uploaded: Saturday 20th Jun 2009 at 03:05 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The Battle of Normandy decided the fate of the free world..

Has Britain committed crimes against the Muslim World?      
Uploaded: Thursday 18th Jun 2009 at 00:52 Contributed by : Carol Gould

al Jazeera correspondent Rageh Omaar says Britain has committed 'original crimes' against Islam..

The Trouble with Alan      
Uploaded: Saturday 13th Jun 2009 at 11:28 Contributed by : Chas Newkey-Burden

British broadcaster Alan Hart chaired a London debate on Zionism that turned ugly..

The Loachers Try to Spoil the Edinburgh Festival      
Uploaded: Saturday 30th May 2009 at 00:23 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Ken Loach is determined to stop a young Israeli filmmaker from attending the screening of her film..

Starbucks and Schultz: the Star and Bucks under Siege      
Uploaded: Tuesday 26th May 2009 at 08:19 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Woth attacks on Starbucks branches in London by Palestinian rioters the boss has tsurris..

Why No Tea Parties in England?      
Uploaded: Friday 22nd May 2009 at 02:56 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The anti-big-government movement in the USA has not quite crossed the Atlantic..

The Muslim Council of Britain vs Hazel Blears      
Uploaded: Wednesday 13th May 2009 at 15:33 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The incendiary Istanbul Declaration is signed by Muslim Council member and all hell breaks loose..

The Savage Banning of an American Original      
Uploaded: Sunday 10th May 2009 at 11:32 Contributed by : Carol Gould

If British Holocaust denier David Irving can globetrot then a radio shock-jock should travel unhindered..

A Dozen Terror Suspects Go Free      
Uploaded: Thursday 7th May 2009 at 12:46 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In Britain, twelve young men are released for lack of evidenc..

Harold Pinter -- A Jewish View      
Uploaded: Wednesday 6th May 2009 at 15:44 Contributed by : Geoffrey Alderman

The distinguished British historian Dr Geoffrey Alderman offers a penetrating view on the USA-loathing, Israel-hating playwright...

The BBC Trust and the Zionist Lobby      
Uploaded: Saturday 2nd May 2009 at 01:27 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Robert Fisk of the 'Independent' blames the 'Zionist lobby' for the censure of the BBC's Jeremy Bowen

Theatre and Opera for Liberals Only      
Uploaded: Saturday 18th Apr 2009 at 22:33 Contributed by : Carol Gould

History is being rewritten by opera and theatre managments determined to depict the USA and Israel as destroyers of the world...

Douglas Murray and Incendiary websites      
Uploaded: Sunday 12th Apr 2009 at 03:21 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Incendiary websites obsessed with 'Zionazis' are becomng more and more disturbing ...

Bill Leith and Jade Goody: two cancer victims, two stories      
Uploaded: Thursday 9th Apr 2009 at 23:22 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The 'reality star' Jade Goody has endured a battle against cancer, but so did my 'non-famous' friend Bill..

Binyam Mohamed and MI5      
Uploaded: Friday 3rd Apr 2009 at 03:23 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The idea that the police will investigate the British intelligence services could be an April Fool joke..

Whither Pakistan?      
Uploaded: Wednesday 25th Mar 2009 at 23:24 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Everyone demonises Israel; Pakistan is the real threat to world calm..

Muslim Rage in Luton      
Uploaded: Thursday 19th Mar 2009 at 14:06 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A military parade turns ugly in an English town..

Barack Obama and the National Intelligence Council      
Uploaded: Sunday 15th Mar 2009 at 12:22 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Did the 'Zionist Lobby' derail the President's plans for the NIC?

In Defence of American Jewry      
Uploaded: Tuesday 10th Mar 2009 at 23:14 Contributed by : Carol Gould

On a recent cruise the British author Michael Freedland found himself in the company of humourless Jews..

An Important Conference in London      
Uploaded: Monday 9th Mar 2009 at 12:48 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The International Conference on anti-Semitism made a very important declaration..

Is Caryl Churchill anti-Semitic?      
Uploaded: Sunday 1st Mar 2009 at 02:10 Contributed by : Carol Gould

'Seven Jewish Children' offers a distorted view of the way Jews approach the world..

Manners Died a Long time Ago      
Uploaded: Sunday 22nd Feb 2009 at 23:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The crude nature of public life seems to be permeating all aspects of society..

'Israel Is Behaving Like Nazis'      
Uploaded: Thursday 5th Feb 2009 at 02:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Demonstrators outside the BBC say Israel is generating 'Lebensraum' -- like the Nazi conquest of Europe..

Swastikas and Stars of David      
Uploaded: Sunday 11th Jan 2009 at 01:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In London's Trafalgar Square placards and slogans get ugly..

My Iranian Television Debut      
Uploaded: Sunday 4th Jan 2009 at 16:42 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Obama's Chief of Staff is the son of a Zionist pioneer....

Britain, Wake Up      
Uploaded: Saturday 6th Dec 2008 at 12:55 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The Mumbai Atrocities could easily be repeated in Great Britain

My Obama Moment      
Uploaded: Saturday 22nd Nov 2008 at 10:53 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Notwithstanding serious reservations about the Obama agenda, election night in London was magical..

The Ross Brand of Decency      
Uploaded: Saturday 15th Nov 2008 at 12:40 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Two BBC executives have now resigned over the lewd antics of two highly-paid, licence-payer supported hosts..

Wear Your Poppy with Pride      
Uploaded: Tuesday 11th Nov 2008 at 01:14 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Britain must inculcate the younger generation with pride in its brave military...

London's Mayor on American Racism      
Uploaded: Tuesday 4th Nov 2008 at 02:49 Contributed by : Carol Gould

African-American history has glorious moments, too..

Has Andrew Gilligan Lost His Marbles?      
Uploaded: Wednesday 29th Oct 2008 at 07:06 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The British journalist suggests the credit crisis is good because it ends 'the police state..'

I Would Kill for a Philly Soft Pretzel      
Uploaded: Friday 24th Oct 2008 at 01:08 Contributed by : Carol Gould

With an election and the World Series dominating American life, an expatriate suffers abroad..

Anti-Americanism Marches On      
Uploaded: Wednesday 22nd Oct 2008 at 23:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As the US election nears Carol provides some past diary entries and a look at 'ugly Americans'...

My parents were born into poverty -- and achieved distinction      
Uploaded: Sunday 14th Sep 2008 at 03:07 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Cambridge University's Alison Richard wants to continue the tradition of selecting socially acceptable students...

Chris Blackhurst, Will Self and the Jews      
Uploaded: Monday 8th Sep 2008 at 04:24 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Two London journalists accuse Zionists and Jews of interfering with finance and foreign policy...

Debt Forgiveness Begins at Home      
Uploaded: Tuesday 12th Aug 2008 at 01:54 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As British lenders swoop on borrowers in difficulties, here is a revolutionary idea..

This Anglican Schism is Medieval      
Uploaded: Thursday 17th Jul 2008 at 00:24 Contributed by : Carol Gould

American Bishop Gene Robinson has been banned from the Lambeth Conference in Britain..

Three Men and their Fathers      
Uploaded: Wednesday 9th Jul 2008 at 02:07 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Barack Obama, John McCain and Tim Russert have remembered their fathers in powerful memoirs..

'Candide' according to America-haters      
Uploaded: Sunday 6th Jul 2008 at 11:56 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The English National Opera production of the Bernstein-Hellman collaboration is a brutal swipe at the United States...

Obama the Democrat and Hagel the Republican      
Uploaded: Sunday 22nd Jun 2008 at 11:22 Contributed by : Carol Gould

It is being mooted that Senator Barack Obama is considering Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as a running mate...

Breast Cancer - Be Vigilant      
Uploaded: Saturday 21st Jun 2008 at 13:29 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Eighteen monnths since her surgery Carol Gould reprints this article...

Remembering D-Day      
Uploaded: Friday 6th Jun 2008 at 04:47 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Sixty-four years after the Normandy Landings we stop to reflect on the sacrifice of those men..

America Votes: the Bobby Jindal Factor      
Uploaded: Wednesday 4th Jun 2008 at 11:49 Contributed by : Carol Gould

John McCain was in Louisiana for his speech lastnight: is this significant?

Rooney, American Rap and Britain's Violent Streets      
Uploaded: Monday 2nd Jun 2008 at 01:48 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Do badly-behaved sports heroes and rap lyrics influence the violent youngsters now dominating our streets?

Channel Four and the Radical Imams      
Uploaded: Friday 23rd May 2008 at 13:18 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Channel Four's 'Dispatches' Programme about Radical Imamas is cleared of Bias...

Is Condoleezza Rice a future President?      
Uploaded: Wednesday 21st May 2008 at 18:16 Contributed by : Carol Gould

She has expressed her view on being black in America, and could be mistaken for a liberal..

Israel's Birth According to Jeremy Bowen      
Uploaded: Monday 12th May 2008 at 00:40 Contributed by : Carol Gould

One correspondent offers his one-hour BBC spin on the creation of's those violent, sadistic and merciless Jews again..

David Sexton is so Wrong About Musicals      
Uploaded: Sunday 4th May 2008 at 20:58 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In the London 'Evening Standard' the literary editor slams musical theatre..

Liverpool Fans and Carol Gould Reply      
Uploaded: Friday 11th Apr 2008 at 23:56 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Many fans of Liverpool Football Club have been enraged by Carol Gould's editorial..

Soon You'll Walk Alone, Liverpool Fans..      
Uploaded: Thursday 10th Apr 2008 at 03:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The relentless and ugly anti-Americanism in Britain seeps into football..

Our Editor on Sky News      
Uploaded: Monday 7th Apr 2008 at 10:39 Contributed by : Sky News

Our Editor in Chief has been appearing on Britain's Sky News ...

Brian Keenan and Evil Israel      
Uploaded: Tuesday 1st Apr 2008 at 16:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The BBC's documentary by the former hostage blames all thr world's ills on that Jewish enclave...

What a Disgrace: a Fellow Journalist Trashes Student Auschwitz Visits      
Uploaded: Saturday 22nd Mar 2008 at 00:29 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Peter McKay of 'the Daily Mail' thinks visiting concentration camps is part of a 'love Israel' lobby.

Dear Ralph Nader,...      
Uploaded: Monday 10th Mar 2008 at 15:52 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The consumer advocate gets passionate about Palestinians..

Are the Democrats Starting to Self-destruct yet Again?      
Uploaded: Monday 10th Mar 2008 at 00:52 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The Michigan and Florida debacle needs to be seamlessly resolved..

Margaret Hodge must not tamper with the Proms      
Uploaded: Wednesday 5th Mar 2008 at 16:05 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The famous British summer concert series at the Royal Albert Hall is accused of being 'too British..'

When Englishmen abandon their Country, and RAF men dare to go out in uniform...      
Uploaded: Tuesday 4th Mar 2008 at 14:10 Contributed by : Carol Gould

How sad that British youngsters feel so ready to abandon their great nation...

The Remarkable George Steiner      
Uploaded: Tuesday 19th Feb 2008 at 13:23 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A rare opportunity to hear the philosopher and critic brought some surprises...

The Wonderful Phyllis Chesler      
Uploaded: Monday 18th Feb 2008 at 13:34 Contributed by : Phyllis Chesler

The eminent feminist and historian Dr Chesler gets behind the headlines with Carol Gould..

Hillary Clinton is Not Part of a Dynasty      
Uploaded: Friday 8th Feb 2008 at 09:24 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Love her or hate her, she is her own woman..

Senator Chuck Hagel Tells it Like it Is      
Uploaded: Friday 8th Feb 2008 at 00:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The no-nonsense liberal Republican from Nebraska raised a few eyebrows in London...

Remembering Francis James Brown      
Uploaded: Sunday 27th Jan 2008 at 00:15 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The American composer, who has died in London, was a longtime friend ....

Respect is a Thing of the Past      
Uploaded: Saturday 12th Jan 2008 at 14:58 Contributed by : The Editor

Is Nothing Sacred? ..

A Stunning Contrast      
Uploaded: Tuesday 8th Jan 2008 at 15:10 Contributed by : The Editor

The author saw Obama speak many years ago -- is he 'the real thing?'

No Turkey at My Tesco      
Uploaded: Sunday 30th Dec 2007 at 13:31 Contributed by : The Editor

Her complaints about the lack of traditional Christmas food at her local London supermarket have ended our Editor up being called a 'racist'...

The Courageous Nonie Darwish      
Uploaded: Friday 16th Nov 2007 at 12:39 Contributed by : The Editor

The author of 'Now they call me Infidel' spoke in London this month...

Faith and Leadership      
Uploaded: Friday 16th Nov 2007 at 00:46 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A paper written for Remembrance Day addresses the issue of world leaders and faith..

Why 'The New Statesman' is Misrepresenting British Youth      
Uploaded: Thursday 15th Nov 2007 at 20:36 Contributed by : The Editor

The many gap year programmes for Anglo-Jewish teens are branded paramilitary training camps..

Professor Avery is Wrong about the American Media      
Uploaded: Wednesday 7th Nov 2007 at 00:51 Contributed by : The Editor

An otherwise compelling paper on Iran delivered at Cambridge ended on a sour note..

The First Step to Britishness is Your Poppy      
Uploaded: Thursday 25th Oct 2007 at 16:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Remembrance Day seems to be of no importance to Britain's burgeoning immigrant population..

Israel and the New Face of War      
Uploaded: Wednesday 24th Oct 2007 at 00:43 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

General Sir Rupert Smith has delivered a grim prognosis for the West if it does not adapt to a new template..

So Now I am a Racist Ape      
Uploaded: Thursday 6th Sep 2007 at 02:29 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

In once-genteel London, a woman faces brutal verbal abuse from the Mideastern immigrant population..

The British Police and the Radical Imams      
Uploaded: Monday 27th Aug 2007 at 19:30 Contributed by : The Editor

In a bizarre and unprecedented move, the Crown Prosecution Service has admonished a broadcaster, not the blood-curdling men in a daring film...

America Beckons Once More      
Uploaded: Wednesday 1st Aug 2007 at 00:58 Contributed by : The Editor

Like Tevye in 'Fiddler on the Roof,' many Jews and supporters of Israel in Britain are feeling spurned...

The Guardian: Fight Israel, Not Each Other      
Uploaded: Thursday 19th Jul 2007 at 02:34 Contributed by : The Editor

Ghada Karmi says Fatah and Hamas must unite to fight their common enemy...

Remembering Alan Senitt      
Uploaded: Sunday 8th Jul 2007 at 21:07 Contributed by : Carol Gould

One year on from the tragic July 9, 2006 murder of Briton Alan Senitt in Washington, we reprint our article from last year...

'Those Who Cure You Will Kill You'      
Uploaded: Tuesday 3rd Jul 2007 at 23:00 Contributed by : The Editor

Since 9/11 the public discourse has moved to the possibility of a dire biological attack....

Not the Nicest Union Meeting      
Uploaded: Monday 2nd Jul 2007 at 23:32 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Britain is not a nice place for even the most secular and moderate of those who support Israel's right to exist..

Ed Husain's 'The Islamist'      
Uploaded: Monday 25th Jun 2007 at 03:54 Contributed by : Carol Gould

This remarkable book sheds light on the lives of radical Muslim youths in Britain..

A Hate Fest Dressed Up as a Political Rally      
Uploaded: Monday 11th Jun 2007 at 16:56 Contributed by : Jeremy Havardi

'Enough!' Coalition marched in London on 9 June replete with shrill supporters, including one throwing a Nazi salute at a small group of Jewish demonstrators...

Why are Madeleine's parents heroes?      
Uploaded: Friday 25th May 2007 at 02:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

How could a couple leave their three toddlers unattended in a holiday chalet?

Paddy Ashdown and Rod Liddle Demolish Israel      
Uploaded: Monday 21st May 2007 at 04:43 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Two deeply one-sided and sometimes absurd views of 'Israel's evil ways' aired on British TV this past weekend...

British Intelligence Deserves Better      
Uploaded: Wednesday 16th May 2007 at 03:06 Contributed by : Carol Gould

After the conviction of five British mass-terror suspects the media slammed MI5..

Carol Gould on 'Culture Clash'      
Uploaded: Tuesday 15th May 2007 at 09:21 Contributed by : The Editors

The conservative British thinktank New Culture Forum hosts our editor at 18 Doughty Street in London ...

The American Embassy's war with London      
Uploaded: Thursday 26th Apr 2007 at 02:37 Contributed by : Carol Gould

An activist group in posh Mayfair has succeeded in ousting the USA from Grosvenor Square after 221 years...

Brian Sewell Reaches New Heights      
Uploaded: Monday 16th Apr 2007 at 04:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould

British art critic Brian Sewell lashes out at the 'scourge' of Holocaust survivors and their descendants..

Pelosi in Syria: a view from a Demublican      
Uploaded: Wednesday 4th Apr 2007 at 00:23 Contributed by : Carol Gould

What is the Speaker of the House doing in Hezbollah-land?

The Left Abandons Zimbabwe      
Uploaded: Monday 19th Mar 2007 at 04:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The near-murder of Morgan Tsvangarai has hardly touched the hearts of the otherwise noisy 'peace' movement...

Jewish Children in the Great Scheme of Things...      
Uploaded: Wednesday 14th Feb 2007 at 03:35 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A UNICEF study placing British children at the bottom of their league table raises intriguing issues..

Ethnicity in the Media: What Problem?      
Uploaded: Sunday 11th Feb 2007 at 16:51 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A conference in London about the lack of minority faces in British media astounded our editor...

The Disgraceful Face of UK TV on Holocaust Day      
Uploaded: Saturday 3rd Feb 2007 at 02:47 Contributed by : Carol Gould

All of the British television networks ignored Holocaust Memorial Day, and a town council banned it..

Diane Abbott is Right: An American View      
Uploaded: Monday 29th Jan 2007 at 15:37 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The Labour MP is correct in asking that the 'school-leaving' age be raised to eighteen...

Daniel Pipes, Ken Livingstone and the Clash of Civilisations      
Uploaded: Saturday 27th Jan 2007 at 14:44 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Perhaps it was due to her seat location, but Carol Gould found this a disturbing event with a hostile audience...

Ken Livingstone: 'I would not have created an Israel'      
Uploaded: Thursday 25th Jan 2007 at 01:29 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The London Mayor's astonishing remark at a conference promoting understanding shocked our Editor....

'Big Brother,' Endemol and Shilpa Shetty      
Uploaded: Wednesday 17th Jan 2007 at 17:08 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Carol Gould recalls thirty years of sniping about her Jewish background and sympathises with Indian star Shilpa Shetty

Breast Cancer: Be Vigilant      
Uploaded: Monday 15th Jan 2007 at 00:04 Contributed by : Carol Gould

I came within a whisker of having advanced breast cancer. The ordeal was unforgettable..

My Worries for 2007      
Uploaded: Wednesday 10th Jan 2007 at 01:39 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The British obsession with the evils of Lord Levy and Israel makes many Jews distinctly uncomfortable...

The Guardian's Israel Boycott and Iranian Holocaust Denial      
Uploaded: Saturday 16th Dec 2006 at 03:38 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Iran's obscene Holocaust Denial Conference, the Guardian's blog and Jimmy Carter's new book are a lethal new mix..

MPACUK Accuses Britain's Chief Rabbi      
Uploaded: Wednesday 22nd Nov 2006 at 01:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A British Muslim Public Affairs group writes about Rabbi Jonathan Sacks but obviously knows little about him..

Insanity Descends..      
Uploaded: Wednesday 15th Nov 2006 at 04:03 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Whilst Blair woos Iran, Israel warns of Iranian attacks on the entire West but UK journalists are warned not to defame Muslim terrorists...

The Parlous State of Television      
Uploaded: Tuesday 14th Nov 2006 at 02:47 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Carol Gould figured in the golden age of British TV Drama. Now UK TV is a virtual wasteland..

My Unfinished Answers to 'Any Questions'      
Uploaded: Wednesday 8th Nov 2006 at 13:24 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Carol Gould appeared on the nationally-broadcast BBC Radio Four show 'Any Questions' but did not say everything she wanted to..

'Mischief Night'      
Uploaded: Sunday 5th Nov 2006 at 02:13 Contributed by : Carol Gould

a new feature film corroborates a recent report on the violence and sexual promiscuity of British teenagers..

The First Step to Britishness is your Poppy      
Uploaded: Saturday 4th Nov 2006 at 13:25 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The prominent journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has expressed her shame at refusing to wear a poppy in 2005..

The Islamic Republic of Iran's Vile Cartoons      
Uploaded: Friday 3rd Nov 2006 at 02:29 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A deplorable competition lampooning the Jewish Holocaust drives a further wedge into interfaith dialogue...

Bush and the Centre of Gravity      
Uploaded: Monday 30th Oct 2006 at 04:09 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Donald Rumsfeld once said Americans had a good centre of gravity. It might end up toppling Bush..

The US Military's Alleged 'Cult of Cruelty'      
Uploaded: Saturday 28th Oct 2006 at 02:41 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Gould, daughgter of a World War II veteran, challenges the British media blitz on US war ethics..

The Veil: a Western Woman's View      
Uploaded: Thursday 26th Oct 2006 at 02:05 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A huge controversy has arisen in Britain over the issue of the Muslim niqab..

'The History Boys:' an American Perspective      
Uploaded: Monday 23rd Oct 2006 at 00:48 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Is the teaching of history degenerating in Britain? Do Americans have a better approach?

Geoffrey Wheatcroft: An Atrocity Helped Bring Israel into Being      
Uploaded: Saturday 21st Oct 2006 at 07:48 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A blistering Guardian editorial gives a disorted and evil image of the birth of Israel, ignoring the Holocaust...

It's Not Just Osama      
Uploaded: Friday 20th Oct 2006 at 00:07 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The British airline terror arrests had more to do with appeasement at home than with Osama bin Laden..

British Soldiers Deserve Better than to be Attacked at Home      
Uploaded: Monday 9th Oct 2006 at 04:08 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A Muslim intruder has confronted sick veterans who ought to have been in American-style secure veterans' hospitals..

If An American Can't Integrate, How Can a Muslim?      
Uploaded: Monday 9th Oct 2006 at 00:30 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Britain is not a multiculturally-friendly society for any immigrant group...

An Appalling Distortion of Israel's Image      
Uploaded: Monday 18th Sep 2006 at 17:57 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Channel 4 UK has produced a two-hour special that bears scant resemblance to the Israel that even brief holidaymakers experience...

What Exactly is Anti-Semitism?      
Uploaded: Saturday 19th Aug 2006 at 23:54 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Much in the news during the Lebanon war, anti-Semitism seems to be proliferating at a fast pace..

The US Congress is Not 'Israeli-Occupied'      
Uploaded: Thursday 3rd Aug 2006 at 21:42 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A worldwide movement is afoot to accuse world Jewry, as Goebbels did, of having a stifling stranglehold on Christians...

Washington Must Unite in Grief      
Uploaded: Tuesday 1st Aug 2006 at 18:13 Contributed by : The Editor

With an epidemic of crime that has divided a racially tense city, priorities need to be established..

Thinking of Israel Whilst at Sea      
Uploaded: Monday 24th Jul 2006 at 01:58 Contributed by : The Editor

In mid-ocean, Israel's plight is in one's thoughts..

Alan Senitt, the Somme and Zidane      
Uploaded: Wednesday 19th Jul 2006 at 15:54 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A pile of tumultuous events has generated a cavalcade of emotions during this tragic and turbulent month..

What Has Happened to My Beloved Britain?      
Uploaded: Monday 22nd May 2006 at 02:50 Contributed by : The Editor

The writer was an executive in the Golden Age of British TV -- for her the collapse of British culture has set off alarm bells...

The Independent's Jewish-American Flag      
Uploaded: Tuesday 2nd May 2006 at 14:37 Contributed by : The Editor

Why are so many writers hostile to Israel? What experience of magical Jewish culture have Mearsheimer, Walt and Fisk ever had?

Westminster Abbey: the American Connection      
Uploaded: Sunday 23rd Apr 2006 at 01:55 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Noting the Stars and Stripes in stained glass windows led to a disturbing encounter in a cab...

Michael Bramman -- A great loss      
Uploaded: Friday 21st Apr 2006 at 01:35 Contributed by : The Editors

A fine British artist has died..

Mossaoui: the Personification of Evil?      
Uploaded: Friday 14th Apr 2006 at 16:18 Contributed by : The Editor

Radical Islam is alive and well in an Alexandria, Virginia courtroom....

A Yankee in the Green Man Pub      
Uploaded: Saturday 8th Apr 2006 at 02:23 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Ranting at Condi Rice and an encounter in a London pub add to the ugly new anti-American face of Britain..

London's Mayor Livingstone Must Go      
Uploaded: Wednesday 29th Mar 2006 at 00:42 Contributed by : The Editor

Having now insulted the American Ambassador in public, Ken Livingstone is no longer an asset to the Olympic City

Arsenal v Emirates: USA Take Note?      
Uploaded: Sunday 5th Mar 2006 at 22:55 Contributed by : The Editor

In the wake of the storm in the USA regarding the Emirates' imminent takeover of major American Ports, a British soccer club encounters its ire...

Blair Must Not Bully the Disabled      
Uploaded: Tuesday 14th Feb 2006 at 01:41 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The British government is launching a campaign to bribe doctors and get a million sick people back to work..

Cartoon Wars: Rumsfeld and Mohammed      
Uploaded: Saturday 4th Feb 2006 at 01:10 Contributed by : The Editor

Hijackings, suicide bombing, and murder of wheelchair-bound holidaymakers on ships are also deeply offensive...

Richard Dawkins Issues a fatwa against Religion      
Uploaded: Wednesday 1st Feb 2006 at 02:33 Contributed by : The Editor

A bizarre British TV series suggests that religion is at the root of all evil...

Holocaust Denial and other Worrying Euro-trends      
Uploaded: Tuesday 10th Jan 2006 at 03:06 Contributed by : The Editor

Iqbal Sacranie's boycott of Holocaust Day adds to one's disquiet about Europe and Britain...

An Idea for Anglo-Jewry and Anglo-Muslims      
Uploaded: Tuesday 3rd Jan 2006 at 20:22 Contributed by : The Editor

With the Muslim Public Affairs Committee declaring war on Anglo 'Zionists,' some reflections..

Our Person of the Year: Joseph Pozell      
Uploaded: Tuesday 27th Dec 2005 at 22:31 Contributed by : The Editor

A much-loved Washington policeman is remembered as this year comes to a close..

This Shameful Ranting Must Stop      
Uploaded: Wednesday 7th Dec 2005 at 02:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A 'global peace and unity' conference in London was actually a gigantic hate-fest of Jihadists..

The First Step to Britishness is Your Poppy      
Uploaded: Wednesday 23rd Nov 2005 at 02:27 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Why do so many Britons of Middle Eastern descent ignore Remembrance Day, so sacred to the rest of us??

The Iranian President Has Many Admirers Abroad      
Uploaded: Monday 14th Nov 2005 at 01:17 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Hatred of Israel has become a fashion of sorts around Europe, so what is so new about the Iranian tirade??

The Historic Defeat of Tony Blair      
Uploaded: Wednesday 9th Nov 2005 at 23:48 Contributed by : The Editor

The BBC could barely contain its glee as the Terror Bill failed in Parliament despite overhwelming public support...

In Iraq, Britain Need not Apologise      
Uploaded: Monday 3rd Oct 2005 at 00:03 Contributed by : Carol Gould

'Apology' has been used in the press innumerable times this year. Now the oddest forms of remorse are being demanded..

British Muslims and Holocaust Memorial Day      
Uploaded: Sunday 18th Sep 2005 at 23:44 Contributed by : The Editor

The suggestion that Holocaust Memorial Day is an affront to Muslims does nothing to advance interfaith relattions...

My Beloved America Must Change its Ways      
Uploaded: Thursday 15th Sep 2005 at 02:23 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Hurricane Katrina has brought to the world's eyes the staggering shortcomings of 'minimal government..'

We Need a Franklin Roosevelt      
Uploaded: Wednesday 7th Sep 2005 at 15:35 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The Bush Administration has failed everyone, including those of us who supported his agenda...

Gutted by the Gaza Tragedy      
Uploaded: Sunday 21st Aug 2005 at 02:00 Contributed by : The Editor

Some of us actually lament the end of Jewish life in the ancient biblical land...

Gate Gourmet and other Bad American Stuff      
Uploaded: Saturday 20th Aug 2005 at 22:51 Contributed by : The Editor

The British Airways dispute and the ensuing crisis emanates from ruthless American employment practices...

To the Manchester United Fans....      
Uploaded: Saturday 20th Aug 2005 at 03:36 Contributed by : Carol Gould

an apology from a badly-bruised Yank...

Bush and Blair Under Fire      
Uploaded: Friday 19th Aug 2005 at 23:10 Contributed by : Carol Gould

As a grieving mother begs her President for a meeting, a grieving friend berates Tony Blair..

America and Israel are not the Problem      
Uploaded: Sunday 14th Aug 2005 at 02:35 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Those of us who have endured years of verbal abuse about Israel, Jews and the USA want the perpetrators to condemn jihadists instead...

Jihadists and Lager Louts: Blair's Tsurris      
Uploaded: Thursday 11th Aug 2005 at 00:20 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Olympics 2012 will need a Britain free of lager louts and Jihadists....

Alienated in Britain?      
Uploaded: Tuesday 2nd Aug 2005 at 22:24 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Why do so many immigrant groups feel excluded from British society?

Religion and Terror      
Uploaded: Monday 1st Aug 2005 at 23:11 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Is the rise of Christian Fundamentalism in the USA as worrying as the events in London?

Might Britain Explode?      
Uploaded: Saturday 16th Jul 2005 at 05:36 Contributed by : The Editor

If another terror attack occurs, and with no foreign country to attack as Bush did after 9/11, can dignified and restrained Britons contain their rage??

The American Media Slammed By One of Its Own      
Uploaded: Saturday 9th Jul 2005 at 06:37 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

A top newswoman slams the American media for whitewashing the news...

Rumsfeld and al-Jazeera: the wrong target?      
Uploaded: Sunday 19th Jun 2005 at 19:13 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Should the United States worry about the European media, whose anti-US bias has reached danger point?...

Malcolm Glazer, Manchester United and 'American Ways'      
Uploaded: Friday 27th May 2005 at 06:18 Contributed by : The Editor

The purchase of Manchester United soccer team by a Jewish American has caused outrage across Great Britain..

'The Power of Nightmares: Rumsfeld,Strauss and Perle=bin Laden'      
Uploaded: Saturday 14th May 2005 at 20:12 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A BBC film purporting that Irving Kristol, Leo Strauss, Donald Rumsfeld, Richard Perle and others are as heinous as bin Laden is rocking Cannes...

Why George Galloway Must be Noticed      
Uploaded: Saturday 14th May 2005 at 06:02 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The American media seem to have missed the plot about George Galloway, the loud anti-war MP-elect who testifies to the US Senate next week...

British University Teachers' Council Resolves to Boycott Israeli Counterparts      
Uploaded: Tuesday 26th Apr 2005 at 19:18 Contributed by : The Editor

The Council of the AUT in Great Britain has voted to cut ties with two major Israeli universities..

Yad Vashem Condemned      
Uploaded: Friday 22nd Apr 2005 at 05:24 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A Palestinian writer uses the Holocaust memorial museum to condemn Jewish remembrance and grief for the six million...

John Bolton Cowed      
Uploaded: Wednesday 13th Apr 2005 at 05:06 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A man accused of being a bully is reduced to a jelly by a Senate Committee..

The Judiciary and the Schiavo Case      
Uploaded: Thursday 7th Apr 2005 at 17:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The independence of the Judiciary was sacred to the colonial American Founding Fathers....

Social Security Must Not be Privatised      
Uploaded: Wednesday 23rd Mar 2005 at 05:02 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The British example of disaster should be a warning to American legislators in the campaign to end FDR's flagship, Social Security..

The BBC Does it Again, Opus Two      
Uploaded: Sunday 20th Mar 2005 at 05:49 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A programme about Israeli and Palestinian cartoons becomes a biased political statement...

The BBC Does it Again      
Uploaded: Monday 14th Mar 2005 at 03:00 Contributed by : The Editor

We try to keep away from criticising other media providers but tonight the BBC outdid itself in more ways than one...

The al Aqsa Friends UK and Starbucks      
Uploaded: Thursday 10th Mar 2005 at 23:03 Contributed by : Carol Gould

A boycott of Starbucks and Oxfam revolves around the actions of one Howard Schultz...

What is Happening to Tony Blair's Britain?      
Uploaded: Monday 28th Feb 2005 at 06:28 Contributed by : The Editor

A month on from our last editorial on this subject,anti-Semitism continues to sour the air...

Reflections from Jerusalem      
Uploaded: Saturday 5th Feb 2005 at 02:20 Contributed by : Sheila Raviv

In the shadow of UK Holocaust Memorial Day an eloquent letter arrived from one of our contributing British essayists writing from Jerusalem ...

My week: Rumsfeld's Hat; a Hideous Poster and Her Majesty the Queen      
Uploaded: Saturday 29th Jan 2005 at 01:07 Contributed by : The Editor

Returning from Inaugural USA to UK Holocaust Day, events create a wave of thoughts and emotions...

Prince Harry and a Troubling Time in Britain      
Uploaded: Monday 24th Jan 2005 at 19:36 Contributed by : The Editor

As Britain reels from Price Harry's Nazi costume antics, a new report states the country is in the throes of a new wave of Jew-hatred...

Ted Kennedy and American Destiny      
Uploaded: Friday 14th Jan 2005 at 06:25 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In a speech to the National Press Club the Massachusetts senator's plea about universal health care and other major issues was impassioneed...

My New Year Greeting to Margaret Drabble      
Uploaded: Thursday 30th Dec 2004 at 01:18 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Eighteen months ago an editorial by the eminent British novelist Margaret Drabble inspired me to visit my homeland...

Rumsfeld and Blunkett: the Agony at Christmas      
Uploaded: Thursday 30th Dec 2004 at 01:16 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Two vastly different men of power have been through staggering ordeals in the past few weeks..

The Magical British Health System      
Uploaded: Wednesday 15th Dec 2004 at 01:42 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Americans are plagued by spiralling medical costs -- the British system would be such a Godsend...

An Agitated Pentagon Press Corps      
Uploaded: Monday 6th Dec 2004 at 07:00 Contributed by : The Editor

As the Iraq war centres on the disturbing insurgency, the American press demand more background briefings...

Rumsfeld at the Pentagon Grilling      
Uploaded: Friday 26th Nov 2004 at 06:11 Contributed by : The Editor

We report on a briefing and offer our own view of the negative state of affairs....

The Death and Sadness All Around Us..      
Uploaded: Friday 19th Nov 2004 at 22:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

With the execution of Theo van Gogh and apparent murder of Margaret Hassan by terrorists, complications arise from embedded reporters..

Silly Little Things      
Uploaded: Wednesday 10th Nov 2004 at 20:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

There is more than an ocean dividing the Mother Country and the USA...

My Fellow Democrats..      
Uploaded: Friday 5th Nov 2004 at 00:10 Contributed by : The Editor

Despite the despair felt by half of America and by the millions of Americans abroad, the tough-talking 'folks' may be the West's only hope...

ITV's Celebration of Hezbollah      
Uploaded: Tuesday 2nd Nov 2004 at 11:54 Contributed by : The Editor

In a personal view of the Middle East and Africa, British broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby extols the virtues of Hezbollah...

bin Laden's Election Editorial      
Uploaded: Friday 29th Oct 2004 at 23:52 Contributed by : William Rivers Pitt

Many thought the 'October surprise' would be the capture of bin Laden..

The 'Myth' of Terror      
Uploaded: Friday 29th Oct 2004 at 20:34 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Anger has characterised the election campaign, but Americans' energies should be directed towards the real enemies...

Back in Troubled Britain      
Uploaded: Thursday 28th Oct 2004 at 22:36 Contributed by : The Editor

Back from the USA, one is jolted by the latest bizarre BBC documentary about American neoconservatives running the world...

Chronic Fatigue and Travel: a Reflection      
Uploaded: Thursday 28th Oct 2004 at 14:08 Contributed by : Carol Philips

Chronically ill people can benefit from travel if managed the right way...

Images of America Opus Two      
Uploaded: Sunday 17th Oct 2004 at 02:53 Contributed by : The Editor

After a month in the USA we wonder why the world hates the Yanks...

An American in London      
Uploaded: Saturday 16th Oct 2004 at 23:27 Contributed by : The Editor

Some bruising encounters in the Mother Counrty make a long-time expat Yank feel under siege...

I Mourn Ken Bigley, Too      
Uploaded: Sunday 10th Oct 2004 at 11:30 Contributed by : Zeinab al Shaikh

A young British woman reflects on the tragedy and its connection to multi-cultural Britain..

Molly Ivins in Philadelphia      
Uploaded: Tuesday 5th Oct 2004 at 05:27 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In the birthplace of the nation, the iconoclastic columnist wows an adoring crowd..

'Let us Reason Together'      
Uploaded: Sunday 26th Sep 2004 at 05:47 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The Eisenhower Security Conference in Washington raised disturbing issues...

Donald Rumsfeld at the National Press Club      
Uploaded: Monday 20th Sep 2004 at 16:26 Contributed by : The Editor

Mistakes about Osama and Saddam were not really such gaffes after all...

'My Heart is at Half Staff'      
Uploaded: Sunday 19th Sep 2004 at 04:51 Contributed by : The Editor

The United States is not what its many detractors perceive it to be....

John Kerry and the Swift Boat Men      
Uploaded: Monday 6th Sep 2004 at 21:56 Contributed by : Sivi Khalique

The US Presidential campaign has sunk to a new low and some feel it is time to get off Kerry's bacon..

'Stuff Happens' by David Hare      
Uploaded: Sunday 5th Sep 2004 at 12:35 Contributed by : The Editor

Sir David Hare's new play at the National Theatre chronicles the role of Rumsfeld and Powell in the Bush Administration's Iraq policy...

The Iranian Athlete and the Legacy of Louis Khan      
Uploaded: Monday 16th Aug 2004 at 00:34 Contributed by : Cay Philips

The film 'My Architect,'about the Jewish-American legend, brings to mind the generosity of spirit of a non-political genius...

Full Circle: The American Olympic Flag Issue      
Uploaded: Thursday 12th Aug 2004 at 20:55 Contributed by : Cay Philips

In 2000, Maurice Greene and fellow African Americans paraded the Stars and Stripes and were roundly chastised for overt patriotism....

Should the West Care about its Image in the Gulf?      
Uploaded: Tuesday 27th Jul 2004 at 22:36 Contributed by : Shashi Mahdi

The British 'Guardian' newspaper has produced an analysis of disturbing poll results gathered in the Middle East...

On Becoming British      
Uploaded: Monday 26th Jul 2004 at 01:44 Contributed by : The Editor

The intitial glow of naturalisaiton has been tempered by the anti-Americanism currently rampant in Britain...

Ariel Sharon and the French      
Uploaded: Tuesday 20th Jul 2004 at 01:32 Contributed by : The Editor

Ariel Sharon's exhortation to French Jewry to make aliyah has provoked fury in France ....

Middle East Report from the Peace Movement      
Uploaded: Thursday 8th Jul 2004 at 13:05 Contributed by : Americans for Peace Now

We endeavour to provide fair reporting on this site and are thankful to Americans for Peace Now for their viewpoint...

Wishing Ill on Americans      
Uploaded: Saturday 3rd Jul 2004 at 00:29 Contributed by : The Editor

British journalists are glum about the the handover and one is hoping for the success of the insurgents..

A Network Reporter Should Know Better      
Uploaded: Friday 2nd Jul 2004 at 16:43 Contributed by : Carol Gould

BBC correspondent Tim Lllewellyn is reported to have branded the 'insidious' Dennis Ross a Zionist hiding behind a 'nice Anglo Saxon name..'

D Day 2004      
Uploaded: Tuesday 22nd Jun 2004 at 01:22 Contributed by : The Editor

Re-tracing the steps of the heroes of 1944, I meet the American and British veterans in the mist of a June morning...

Barbara Cook and other American Treats      
Uploaded: Monday 21st Jun 2004 at 23:29 Contributed by : The Editor

In a month in which the world's opinion of the USA has sunk even lower, we have savoured the talent of that much-maligned nation...

TV Networks Must Clarify these Inaccuracies      
Uploaded: Monday 21st Jun 2004 at 22:36 Contributed by : The Editor

A CNN anchor allowed an audience member to tell the world that Jews run the 'biased, influential' American media..

When the Chips are down, Blame Rumsfeld's Neo-Con Zionists!      
Uploaded: Sunday 30th May 2004 at 22:58 Contributed by : Cay Philips

A disturbing trend amongst high-profile disgnitaries to blame Jews for failures in Bush policy is a poisonous trend...

Jews Against Jews      
Uploaded: Saturday 29th May 2004 at 22:13 Contributed by : Meryl Yankelson

A young British media executive confronts the conflicting emotions and often negative perceptions in an ever more turbulent world...

A Sobering Synchronicity      
Uploaded: Monday 17th May 2004 at 22:59 Contributed by : The Editor

The assassination of the President of Chechnya on War Memorial Day began a week of hideous synchronicity...

My Mother was an American Soldier, Too      
Uploaded: Monday 10th May 2004 at 01:51 Contributed by : Cay Philips

The images of Lynndie England have brought shock and dismay to the American military, but my mother's generation was a different kettle of fish..

Rumsfeld, the Abu Ghraib Pictures and the Arab World      
Uploaded: Sunday 9th May 2004 at 03:30 Contributed by : The Editor

Should these images have ever seen the light of day? ....

God Bless America?      
Uploaded: Thursday 6th May 2004 at 21:45 Contributed by : Christopher Bostrom

The Likud Referendum and the Terror Attack..      
Uploaded: Tuesday 4th May 2004 at 14:53 Contributed by : Americans for Peace Now

Peace Now's Viewpoint on the referendum and on the horrific murder of a pregnant mother and her children..

Don't Tread on Me      
Uploaded: Monday 3rd May 2004 at 02:07 Contributed by : The Editor

The famous eighteenth-century American symbol of the snake in pieces, each representing the colonies, inspires this view...

Lessons from the 9/11 Commission      
Uploaded: Monday 12th Apr 2004 at 02:23 Contributed by : The Editor

We ask why the Americans were so slow to understand what threats they faced in the year leading up to 9/11...

An American Odyssey      
Uploaded: Monday 12th Apr 2004 at 01:38 Contributed by : The Editor

One of our Editors reports first-hand on the Democrats Abroad convention in Edinburgh..

Harold Pinter, the 9/11 Commission and the Current Terror Dilemma      
Uploaded: Wednesday 24th Mar 2004 at 18:39 Contributed by : The Editors

In the wake of the 9/11 hearings; Madrid and the killing of Sheikh Yassin, we look at the anti-American mood of Europe that we witness first-hand..

Perhaps America Needs a Parliament      
Uploaded: Saturday 6th Mar 2004 at 16:02 Contributed by : The Editor

Sharon and Blair take their daily share of slings and arrows from MPs and MKs -- might this system have been better than the one devised by the Founding Fathers?

Why is Zionism Everyone's Obsession?      
Uploaded: Thursday 4th Mar 2004 at 22:44 Contributed by : The Editor

With monumental upheavals shaking the world since '9/11' one wonders why Zionism so exercises the masses...

Gay Marriage - The Bush Constitutional Amendment      
Uploaded: Friday 27th Feb 2004 at 02:38 Contributed by : The Editor

From a religious viewpoint it is prohibited but in modern times, can it be legislated?...

Janet Jackson, Howard Dean and the House Energy Gang      
Uploaded: Tuesday 17th Feb 2004 at 21:09 Contributed by : Cay Philips

A Congressional Committee on Energy is investigating the controversy around the Super Bowl broadcast. Is this necessary?

An Encounter with a Soldier's Grieving Father      
Uploaded: Monday 9th Feb 2004 at 00:52 Contributed by : The Editor

An unexpected meeting with bereaved families of dead Iraq War veterans left this writer's soul troubled..

The Hutton Report and its Condemnation of the BBC      
Uploaded: Sunday 1st Feb 2004 at 00:54 Contributed by : The Editors

Those who have despaired of the BBC's coverage of Israel will not shed a tear for the worst week in the Corporation's history...

The End for a BBC Host      
Uploaded: Wednesday 21st Jan 2004 at 01:54 Contributed by : Cay Philips

Robert Kilroy-Silk, a household name in Great Britain, has lost his battle with the BBC over his anti-Arab editorial...

Is Religion Tearing Us Apart?      
Uploaded: Sunday 18th Jan 2004 at 19:49 Contributed by : The Editor

An article in Ha'aretz this week examines the worrying religious fervour sweeping America, and we respond...

The BBC Suspends a Major TV Star for Criticising Arabs      
Uploaded: Sunday 11th Jan 2004 at 16:29 Contributed by : The Editors

Robert Kilroy-Silk, former Labour MP and television host, has been pulled off the air for writing what some see as a tirade in 'The Sunday Express.'

For Once, I am Glad I Read the Guardian      
Uploaded: Tuesday 6th Jan 2004 at 23:50 Contributed by : The Editor

The issues surrounding the punishment of the Women of the Wall are troubling...

Our Person of the Year      
Uploaded: Saturday 27th Dec 2003 at 19:41 Contributed by : The Editor

We had many candidates but chose a much-maligned dark horse...

An Appreciation of Melanie Phillips      
Uploaded: Saturday 27th Dec 2003 at 00:36 Contributed by : The Editor

An eminent British journalist has spoken out on the hostility she has encountered because she admires Israel..

After the Biopsy      
Uploaded: Tuesday 23rd Dec 2003 at 23:11 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Continuing an editor's diary of an unexpected crisis in one's life...

Benjamin Franklin Gets the Last Laugh      
Uploaded: Friday 19th Dec 2003 at 00:43 Contributed by : Cay Philips

Saddam Hussein's cache included $750,000 worth of hundred dollar bills, on which are imprinted the face of the great Founding Father...

Strange Bedfellows: The Geneva Accords      
Uploaded: Sunday 14th Dec 2003 at 15:20 Contributed by : The Editors

We look at the opponents and supporters of the alternative peace plan that appears to have received Colin Powell's approval.

Reflections on the Burning of the Stars and Stripes..      
Uploaded: Wednesday 10th Dec 2003 at 03:13 Contributed by : The Editor

The Observer newspaper in London describes the United States as the most reviled nation in the world; we reflect on this...

The Anti-Bush London Maelstrom      
Uploaded: Wednesday 19th Nov 2003 at 03:11 Contributed by : The Editor

In the wake of the synagogue bombings in Istanbul we look at the anger in Britain as President Bush arrives...

Michael Howard: Britain's New Tory Leader      
Uploaded: Thursday 13th Nov 2003 at 01:12 Contributed by : The Editor

The British Conservative Party has selected a Jewish MP to lead it into the next General Election....

Remembering Yitzhak Rabin z"l      
Uploaded: Wednesday 5th Nov 2003 at 10:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould / Sheila Raviv

Eight years on from the assassination in Tel Aviv of the Israeli Prime Minister, our correspondent in Jerusalsm and London Editor reflect on the Rabin legacy...

A Jew in Baghdad      
Uploaded: Tuesday 4th Nov 2003 at 01:22 Contributed by : Jonathan D Zagdanski

First Lieutenant Zagdanski is not a staff writer for JewishComment, but every so often we print in our top section a piece of exceptional interest....

'The Israeli Generals' on BBC and the Pig Tale...      
Uploaded: Tuesday 4th Nov 2003 at 01:12 Contributed by : The Editor

The BBC has been telling more tales about Israel...

Malaysian Wisdom and the Boykin Affair      
Uploaded: Thursday 30th Oct 2003 at 02:45 Contributed by : The Editors

In two weeks two men have created a maelstrom of debate by making sweeping and astonishing statements about world Jewry and Islam...

Rumsfeld's Leaked Memo      
Uploaded: Wednesday 29th Oct 2003 at 01:31 Contributed by : Carol Devine-Molin

The head of the Pentagon has brought to his colleagues' attention agonising issues that have exercised all western leaders for decades...

Do Jews Stop Others from Praying Where They Wish?      
Uploaded: Wednesday 15th Oct 2003 at 00:56 Contributed by : The Editor

I am no fool: I know how sensitive is the issue of the Temple Mount. But why is it acceptable that Jews may not pray there? Muslims may pray in my shul!...

'I wish Eighty or Ninety Jews Would Die with each Bomb'      
Uploaded: Saturday 11th Oct 2003 at 18:06 Contributed by : The Editors

Over Yom Tov we encountered some 'friendly local' Londoners screaming their hatred of Jews outside Marks & Spencer in Oxford Street...

An Open Letter to Robin Cook      
Uploaded: Friday 10th Oct 2003 at 23:12 Contributed by : The Editor

The former UK Foreign Secretary has made the standard British accusations about 'the Likud' dominating Washington...

Our Rosh Hashanah Message      
Uploaded: Monday 22nd Sep 2003 at 22:56 Contributed by : The Editor

The Stop the War Coalition, whose worldwide march against war occurs on Rosh Hashanah, has stated it is against the war on terror....

The 'Israelisation of America'      
Uploaded: Tuesday 16th Sep 2003 at 01:23 Contributed by : Cay Philips

The usual litany of accusations against the evil Jews and Yanks is getting frightening...

A September 11th Message from Israel      
Uploaded: Thursday 11th Sep 2003 at 22:23 Contributed by : Sheila Raviv

Our Jerusalem correspondent marvels as her little pomegranate tree bears fruit whilst once more tragedy unfolds around her...

The Terror Atrocities and the Resignation of Mahmoud Abbas      
Uploaded: Monday 8th Sep 2003 at 20:05 Contributed by : Our Editors/Lewis Roth

Following the new terror outrages and the resignation of Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) we reflect and include statements by Americans for Peace Now..

A Hideous Summer      
Uploaded: Friday 5th Sep 2003 at 20:18 Contributed by : The Editor

The atrocities in Israel and Iraq have contributed to a disturbing and lonely summer for many people...

Israel Creates and Builds      
Uploaded: Friday 5th Sep 2003 at 18:22 Contributed by : Sheila Raviv

From Jerusalem, reflections on the productive, creative and life-affirming Jewish nation that the BBC rarely shows...

The Ten Commandments in Alabama      
Uploaded: Wednesday 27th Aug 2003 at 22:41 Contributed by : The Editor

Whilst al Muhajiroun freely lauds 'the magnificent nineteen' hijackers, an American judge is condemned for honouring the Mosaic Code...

End of Hudna      
Uploaded: Wednesday 20th Aug 2003 at 11:13 Contributed by : The Editor

The Jerusalem atrocity once again bares the awful reality of non-leadership in the Middle East...

CBS News is Blessed      
Uploaded: Thursday 7th Aug 2003 at 01:30 Contributed by : The Editor

Tonight as the Fast of Tisha B'Av begins, we reflect on the alarmingly contrasting views of Israel from the BBC and from CBS News...

The 'Old Testament' and Homophobia      
Uploaded: Monday 4th Aug 2003 at 00:11 Contributed by : Cay Philips

British art critic Brian Sewell makes the astounding assertion that anti-gay sentiment in the Anglican Church can be blamed on THE UNFORGIVING JEWS...

The Dream      
Uploaded: Wednesday 30th Jul 2003 at 22:43 Contributed by : Sheila Raviv

What if the anti-war movement had triumphed in 1940?....

Why Are Americans Dying for Lack of Medicine?      
Uploaded: Monday 28th Jul 2003 at 01:56 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The richest nation in the world faces a crisis, with ever-rising pharmaceutical costs.. is this 'compasisonate conservatism?'

Arrogant Angles: the BBC, Israel, the Vanunu Show and Dr David Kelly      
Uploaded: Tuesday 22nd Jul 2003 at 22:21 Contributed by : The Editor

In the media frenzy in Britain surrounding the death of weapons inspector and BBC 'mole' Dr David Kelly, we look at the Beeb's recent problems...

A Must-Read      
Uploaded: Saturday 12th Jul 2003 at 00:48 Contributed by : The Editors

JewishComment highly recommends an article in 'Ha'aretz' about the ongoing peace efforts by a former Shin Bet chief...

The Bible a Hoax? No Bombs During Oslo? What the Papers Say...      
Uploaded: Sunday 29th Jun 2003 at 23:51 Contributed by : The Editors

Looking at the newspapers over the past few weeks, Israel and religion in general come in for a heap of knocks...

It's Simple: Two Peoples, Two States      
Uploaded: Saturday 14th Jun 2003 at 22:45 Contributed by : The Editors/Amos Oz

Our Editor reflects on this schizophrenic fortnight and shares this space with the eminent Israeli novelist Amoz Oz...

'The Road to Armageddon'      
Uploaded: Sunday 8th Jun 2003 at 00:32 Contributed by : The Editor

Dan Cruickshank's BBC programme about the Holy Land has charm but contains the usual crop of lamentable distortions from which all profiles of Israel seem to suffer...

Counting the Jewish Dead      
Uploaded: Wednesday 4th Jun 2003 at 01:43 Contributed by : The Editor

I am chilled to the bone when non-Jews rail about 'how few Jews' have been killed in this Intifadah...

'Behind the Fence'      
Uploaded: Sunday 1st Jun 2003 at 23:17 Contributed by : The Editor

A BBC documentary is the latest in a series of British programmes endeavouring to show the endless callousness of Israel...

Jordan's Warning of Holy War      
Uploaded: Thursday 29th May 2003 at 01:19 Contributed by : The Editor

Jordanian officials are warning of unprecedented bloodshed in the Holy land if Jews are allowed to visit the Temple Mount...

I Don't Care About Weapons of Mass Destruction      
Uploaded: Tuesday 22nd Apr 2003 at 04:12 Contributed by : The Editor

The world must look beyond the reasons for the Iraq war and the West must lead the way to a less angry Third World...

Armchair Generals Are Just Plain Tsurris      
Uploaded: Friday 11th Apr 2003 at 01:47 Contributed by : The Editor

The Yiddish word 'tsurris' means 'woe.' The Pentagon has suffered much woe from armchair warlords this week. We look at the UK response...

Brian Sewell on Jessica Lynch      
Uploaded: Thursday 10th Apr 2003 at 23:55 Contributed by : The Editor

The Britiish art critic has suggested the rescue of Pvt Lynch was a costly publicity stunt and that women should not be in active military service...

The Iniquitous Fictions About the USA and Israel Must Stop      
Uploaded: Sunday 6th Apr 2003 at 18:22 Contributed by : The Editor

As usual, I have been at the receiving end of abuse but more disturbing was a fiction broadcast on national UK TV about American Jews..

Old Europe vs New      
Uploaded: Wednesday 2nd Apr 2003 at 19:05 Contributed by : Michael Radu

What is the difference between 'Old' and 'New' Europe? This view looks at the rise of the former Eastern bloc...

Gone with the Wind      
Uploaded: Wednesday 2nd Apr 2003 at 02:12 Contributed by : The Editor

Israeli Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yisroel Lau has expressed his grief regarding the rates of intermarriage in North America. A Progressive Jew ponders this...

Call Me Naive      
Uploaded: Saturday 29th Mar 2003 at 04:11 Contributed by : The Editor

All my life I have never understood why so many nations hate Israel. How different the world might have been had the Arab world shown compassion and generosity after the Shoah...

Enigma Variations: The Rumsfeld Phenomenon      
Uploaded: Thursday 20th Mar 2003 at 23:55 Contributed by : The Editor

Last September we profiled the American Defence Secretary Donald H Rumsfeld, who in recent months has become something of an international pariah....

The Producer of 'Amadeus' and the White House 'Criminals'      
Uploaded: Thursday 20th Mar 2003 at 02:29 Contributed by : The Editor

The British Academy Awards and the Screen Actors' Guild Awards were not devoid of war-related incidents....

Purim and the War      
Uploaded: Monday 17th Mar 2003 at 21:33 Contributed by : The Editor

As the United States leads the campaign to topple Saddam Hussein in the week of Purim, we reflect on the Queen Esther story..

What is Europe?      
Uploaded: Friday 28th Feb 2003 at 23:42 Contributed by : Bret Stephens, Shimon Peres, U Heuser,M Zimmerman

In the wake of the controversy generated by the US Defence Secretary's 'Old Europe' remark, Bret Stephens of the Hebrew University presents 'views on Europe..'

Israel at a Crossroads      
Uploaded: Friday 28th Feb 2003 at 03:21 Contributed by : The Editor

The formation of a new coalition by Prime Minister Sharon on the eve of a possible Iraq War inspires thoughts on the role of the Diaspora..

Why We Will Never Trust the United Nations      
Uploaded: Saturday 15th Feb 2003 at 18:54 Contributed by : The Editors

Although UN Resolution 1441 was a step forward, the past record of the organisation has left a sour taste in our mouths...

Uploaded: Saturday 1st Feb 2003 at 15:09 Contributed by : The Editors

The shuttle has broken up over Texas..

John le Carre, John Pilger and Nelson Mandela -- What it Feels Like to be so Despised..      
Uploaded: Saturday 1st Feb 2003 at 02:19 Contributed by : The Editors

With John Pilger comparing President Bush to Hitler, le Carre condemning American madness and Nelson Mandela accusing Blair and Bush of racism, even liberal Americans are feeling bruised...

Our View on the Israeli Elections      
Uploaded: Wednesday 29th Jan 2003 at 03:17 Contributed by : The Editors

We worry about the future of the Jewish State and reflect on the events of the past twenty-four hours..

Public Vigilance and Those Worrying Mixed Signals      
Uploaded: Tuesday 21st Jan 2003 at 13:50 Contributed by : The Editor

In Britain, we are supposed to be looking out for Islamic terrorists, but Yanks and Jews seem to be much more loathed....

North Korea Discovers New Mexico!      
Uploaded: Saturday 11th Jan 2003 at 00:49 Contributed by : The Editors

They ate red bean chilli and had a tour of old Santa Fe -- no, not Iraqi asylum seekers but a crowd of North Koreans hosted by Bush's Democrat envoy. This is not a Purim shpiel...

Cartoon Culture Gone Sour      
Uploaded: Wednesday 1st Jan 2003 at 04:00 Contributed by : Carol Gould

We lament the extreme lampooning of the American leadership....

America, Israel and the Bizarre Stories That Ended My Year      
Uploaded: Wednesday 1st Jan 2003 at 01:59 Contributed by : The Editor

An American in London who ended up in the police cells for defending his nation's honour; the academic boycotts of Israel and the venal writing of 2002....

Uploaded: Tuesday 31st Dec 2002 at 23:30 Contributed by : The Editors

Our Person of the Year 2002....

Amram Mitzna and a Way Forward      
Uploaded: Friday 27th Dec 2002 at 02:32 Contributed by : The Editor

We offer a view on the Mitzna alternative...

If Arafat Goes to Church, Sharon Can Go to the Mosque      
Uploaded: Wednesday 25th Dec 2002 at 02:05 Contributed by : The Editors

The media frenzy about the prevention of Yasser Arafat from attending Christmas Mass has become an ugly indictment of Jews that smells of old-fashioned anti-Semitism...

Why The USA Is Not Rushing Into War      
Uploaded: Sunday 22nd Dec 2002 at 13:14 Contributed by : The Editors

We look at an excellent article in TIME Magazine about the impending war...

Sue Lloyd-Roberts And 'Anti-Israel Day' in Iran      
Uploaded: Tuesday 10th Dec 2002 at 23:45 Contributed by : The Editor

The intrepid BBC investigative journalist visits Iran's women and barely escapes with her skin and her tapes...

Uploaded: Saturday 7th Dec 2002 at 17:41 Contributed by : The Editors

A sad time, as usual, as Jews conclude the festival of lights...

America Votes, Israel Will Vote and Gore Vidal Writes of the 'Hitlerian Junta'      
Uploaded: Saturday 16th Nov 2002 at 16:10 Contributed by : The Editor

We look at recent events in the United States and Israel whilst further violence engulfs the Jewish State..

The Benjamin Franklin Symposium and the World Today      
Uploaded: Monday 11th Nov 2002 at 23:14 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Our Senior Editor reports -- and editorialises! -- on the powerful messages conveyed at the London event devoted to one of America's greatest exports...

Remembering Yitzhak Rabin      
Uploaded: Friday 1st Nov 2002 at 22:38 Contributed by : Sheila Raviv and Thomas O'Dwyer

Seven years since the Rabin assassination two correspondents in Israel look back on the terrible events that have unfolded since 1995...

In Defence of Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks      
Uploaded: Monday 28th Oct 2002 at 03:17 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

I spend half my life being angry at the Chief Rabbi and the other half defending him. Now that he has been condemned in Britain, we reflect...

Harold Pinter and the American Menace      
Uploaded: Sunday 27th Oct 2002 at 00:21 Contributed by : Carol Gould

The legendary Anglo-Jewish playwright has expressed his views on America in a near-apoplectic rage during a BBC television interview...

Rumsfeld On Israel      
Uploaded: Monday 30th Sep 2002 at 22:59 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In a world that has come to regard Israel-bashing as fashionable, the long-suffering Jewish State still has some friends in high places...

al Muhajiroun, George Galloway and other 'Folks' Who Help Me Sleep Well at Night      
Uploaded: Monday 30th Sep 2002 at 22:56 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Recent rallies in London against the USA and Israel have put some strange bedfellows in the spotlight...

The Death of Yoni Jesner      
Uploaded: Monday 30th Sep 2002 at 22:21 Contributed by : The Editor

A Scottish medical student's young life was cut short on September 19, casting a dark shadow over Yom Tov...

John Pilger's ITV Programme      
Uploaded: Sunday 22nd Sep 2002 at 23:57 Contributed by : The Editor

As Yom Kippur drew to a close in Britain, the ITV network aired a programme that has caused unprecedented outrage from viewers...

Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks and Our Readers' Reactions      
Uploaded: Friday 13th Sep 2002 at 23:06 Contributed by : The Editor

Dr Sacks, known in Britain as the 'Chief Rabbi,' has criticised Israel in one of Europe's most anti-Israel newapapers, The Guardian. Our Editor and our readers differ....

5762 and the Death of the Young      
Uploaded: Wednesday 11th Sep 2002 at 00:02 Contributed by : The Editor

In the past two years we have seen tragedy unfolding that has been dominated by sudden, violent death -- death dominated by the faces of the young...

Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and the Great Zionist Conspiracy      
Uploaded: Sunday 18th Aug 2002 at 23:30 Contributed by : The Editor

Outside London's department stores, we encounter young men perpetuating the Protocols of the Elders of Zion..

An Ugly Day at Lord's Cricket Ground...      
Uploaded: Tuesday 30th Jul 2002 at 23:53 Contributed by : The Editor

Hate was on show at the hallowed ground when India played England..

Tom Stoppard, Alexander Korda and the Child Martyrs      
Uploaded: Monday 29th Jul 2002 at 23:18 Contributed by : The Editor

Two men whose youth was mired in the turmoil of war-torn Europe could be an inspiration to young Arabs..

Words Fail Us      
Uploaded: Saturday 13th Jul 2002 at 23:01 Contributed by : The Editor

'The Daily Mirror' on July 4th renders this American speechless..

The CIA's Jihad      
Uploaded: Friday 28th Jun 2002 at 11:24 Contributed by : Robert I Friedman

In light of recent concerns about 'What the President knew before September 11th,' this article, first published in 1995, now reads like a prophecy...

Why Must America be Israel's Sole Hope?      
Uploaded: Wednesday 26th Jun 2002 at 00:30 Contributed by : The Editor

Europeans have been killing Jews for millennia. Why then is Europe not Israel's number-one ally?

Jack Straw, Ted Turner and Our Revised View on Cherie Blair      
Uploaded: Tuesday 18th Jun 2002 at 19:20 Contributed by : The Editors

The British Foreign Secretary and the Prime Minister's wife have caused a furore by expressing compassion for suicide bombers...

Cherie Blair Deserves A Bit of Courtesy      
Uploaded: Thursday 13th Jun 2002 at 15:33 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

An evening in honour of interfaith pioneer Gerhart Riegner under the auspices of the Wiener Library was disrupted by a pro-Palestinian heckler...

'Israel's Crimes Against Cultural Heritage'      
Uploaded: Tuesday 28th May 2002 at 00:00 Contributed by : The Editor

AN Wilson in the London 'Evening Standard,'inbetween attending rallies, continues his campaign to vilify Israel..

Is'The Evening Standard' Trying to Discredit Lord Levy?      
Uploaded: Friday 24th May 2002 at 02:09 Contributed by : Carol Gould

In its continuing campaign to denigrate Jews, Israelis and communal institutions, the British media find time to be sarcastic about Lord Levy and Jewish Care..

Ha'aretz: British MP Galloway Denies 'Saluting the Martyrs'      
Uploaded: Friday 24th May 2002 at 01:05 Contributed by : The Editor

'Ha'aretz' reports that a British MP denies supporting suicide bombers as anti-Israel movements flourish in Blairland...

British Trade Unions and Support for the Palestinians      
Uploaded: Sunday 19th May 2002 at 20:54 Contributed by : The Editors

Our editors have been distressed to find that British trade unions are flocking to support the Palestinian cause but with no thought for Israel...

Images from the Israel Rally      
Uploaded: Friday 17th May 2002 at 02:00 Contributed by : The Editor

Some happy faces..

Reflections on Trafalgar Square      
Uploaded: Monday 13th May 2002 at 02:16 Contributed by : The Editor

Some British Jews think it was just 'ghastly' as they sip tea and ask me 'the what Institute?' when I mention the Weizmann...

March Winds and April Showers Bring Forth May Flowers..      
Uploaded: Monday 6th May 2002 at 00:29 Contributed by : The Editor

Amid a worldwide flood of both horrifying and uplifting journalism, Britain's 'Prospect' magazine suggests American Jews who sing 'Hatikvah' are disloyal to the Stars and Stripes...

Why America Loves Israel      
Uploaded: Sunday 28th Apr 2002 at 01:45 Contributed by : Carol Gould

What makes the United States support Israel? We find it is not just a strategic military necessity...

The Anguish of Watching Media Coverage of this Unfolding Disaster      
Uploaded: Thursday 18th Apr 2002 at 02:27 Contributed by : The Editor

The predominance of non-Jewish reporters, whose zealous criticism of Israel borders on professional misconduct, has produced equally strong journalism from Jewish commentators..

Dazed and Confused      
Uploaded: Wednesday 17th Apr 2002 at 00:08 Contributed by : The Editor

The present media blitz against Israel is agonising, but Jews who 'don't understand what's going on' irritate more than any other phenomenon...

The Present Tragedy      
Uploaded: Tuesday 9th Apr 2002 at 23:47 Contributed by : The Editor

President Moshe Katsav of Israel has written to His Holiness the Pope...

Gunther von Hagens and His Body Worlds: a Grotesque Juxtaposition      
Uploaded: Monday 1st Apr 2002 at 02:12 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

In the wake of September 11th and the bloodshed in the Middle East, a gruesome event in a fashionable London gallery...

Amos Mokadi, the New Jewish Paradigm and the Rumsfeld Factor      
Uploaded: Monday 1st Apr 2002 at 01:17 Contributed by : The Editor

Despite a noble premise, Amos Mokadi's dream of peace in Israel does not fit in with the terrifying realities that Rumsfeld and company are trying to thwart...

Our First Poll      
Uploaded: Sunday 31st Mar 2002 at 15:08 Contributed by : The Editor

Read the results of our first site poll, and instructions on using the 'polling booth'

The Arab Peace Initiative and the Statement from British Friends of Peace Now      
Uploaded: Sunday 31st Mar 2002 at 00:30 Contributed by : The Editor

We offer a brief view on these developments and provide the texts of the documents...

The Queen Mother      
Uploaded: Saturday 30th Mar 2002 at 22:56 Contributed by : The Editors

In Britain we mourn our beloved Queen Mother.

Update on the Saudi Blood Libel Editorial      
Uploaded: Wednesday 20th Mar 2002 at 10:23 Contributed by : The Editors with Voice of America and MEMRI

Various organisations worldwide have been giving attention to the Saudi 'Blood Libel' article we published last week...

Ask What You Can Do      
Uploaded: Wednesday 20th Mar 2002 at 01:08 Contributed by : The Editor and Charlotte Hildebrand

A wave of tragedy in Israel has left Diaspora Jews deeply conflicted. We commend the The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles....

BBC's 'Question Time' and Sheikh Yassin: Both a Clear and Present Danger      
Uploaded: Friday 15th Mar 2002 at 00:12 Contributed by : The Editor

Jews around the world need to 'get real' about the wave of unprecedented hatred and misinformation being broadcast unchallenged by panellists and audiences like those on the BBC's 'Question Time...'

A Blood Libel Against Jews from Saudi Arabia      
Uploaded: Wednesday 13th Mar 2002 at 22:40 Contributed by : MEMRI

The first 'Blood Libel' occurred in Norwich, England in 1144 resulting in the terrible genocide of its Jewish community. We have been sent this by MEMRI and feel it is our responsibility to publish it

Yom Tov Blues      
Uploaded: Wednesday 13th Mar 2002 at 10:15 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

We first ran this article in January but as Pesach approaches, it remains relevant. Guess what -- once again, this year no-one at Jewish Comment has been invited to a Seder!(Is it something we said?..

Keith Graves and Sky News on a Weekend of Pain      
Uploaded: Tuesday 5th Mar 2002 at 20:09 Contributed by : The Editor

By watching Keith Graves, one learns that Jews have destroyed the lives of Palestinians for fifty years...

Six Months After...      
Uploaded: Tuesday 5th Mar 2002 at 17:42 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

Three months after the September 11 tragedy Carol Gould's Yom Kippur reflections provoked a strong response. Six months after, we are re-running the essay...

Let's Close the Lie Factory      
Uploaded: Tuesday 5th Mar 2002 at 12:51 Contributed by : The Editor

Accusations about Jewish involvement in the 11 September atrocities are insulting and should be laid to rest.

The Guardian Says it All      
Uploaded: Tuesday 5th Mar 2002 at 02:36 Contributed by : The Editor

The Guardian newspaper strongly condemns both sides in a blistering leader editorial, and suggests that nobody really cares about Israelis or Palestinians...

'Peace? No Chance' -- Benny Morris and his astonishing ideological turnaround      
Uploaded: Thursday 21st Feb 2002 at 17:42 Contributed by : The Editor

Professor Benny Morris publishes a landmark piece in today's 'Guardian' newspaper.

The Tragedy of Daniel Pearl      
Uploaded: Thursday 21st Feb 2002 at 17:11 Contributed by : Carol Gould

We forecast last week that the captors of the Wall Street Journal correspondent would not be kind to an American Jew...

The Tel Aviv Peace Rally      
Uploaded: Wednesday 20th Feb 2002 at 21:28 Contributed by : Hillel Schenker

An on-the-spot report from the rally held this past Saturday evening in Rabin Square...

Why Jewish Courage Breeds Hatred      
Uploaded: Sunday 10th Feb 2002 at 02:10 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

The 'new Jew' is the post-Shoah warrior who will not submit to another York Massacre. Is this why British journalists detest Israel?

Al Jazeera UK?      
Uploaded: Friday 8th Feb 2002 at 11:18 Contributed by : The Editors

This morning, Sky News UK has presented an heroic feature portrait of the Tanzim, who are ready to kill every last Israeli...

Shame on British Television      
Uploaded: Sunday 27th Jan 2002 at 01:16 Contributed by : The Editor

On national Holocaust Remembrance Day, British television virtually ignores the event.

A Week of Insults      
Uploaded: Wednesday 23rd Jan 2002 at 12:11 Contributed by : The Editor

With British police patrolling the streets to protect the UK's Muslims, isn't it time someone considered defending Britain's Jews?

Recognising Danger      
Uploaded: Wednesday 16th Jan 2002 at 23:59 Contributed by : The Editor

The situation in the Middle East is as grim as ever, and the Editor examines an assortment of ominous signposts to peril.

Uploaded: Saturday 12th Jan 2002 at 01:54 Contributed by : The Editor

In the short time since Christmas, Israel finds herself in a public relations quagmire.

A Yankee Gets Yelled At      
Uploaded: Wednesday 9th Jan 2002 at 23:48 Contributed by : The Associate Editor

Being a proud, Stars-and-Stripes-carrying American in Europe can be a recipe for cardiac arrest.

Honest Reporting Issues its Bias of the Year Awards      
Uploaded: Monday 7th Jan 2002 at 22:48 Contributed by : The Editor and Honest Reporting

Media mania heavily weighted against Israel has become a subject of wide debate. Honest Reporting has made its own assessment.

Redundant in Israel on New Year's Day      
Uploaded: Tuesday 1st Jan 2002 at 19:53 Contributed by : The Editor

Reflecting on the merry-go-round of emotions that surrounds festivals, Carol Gould looks at the joy and despair of foreign workers in Israel.

What do Selfridges, Harold Pinter and Harriet Walter Have in Common?      
Uploaded: Thursday 27th Dec 2001 at 01:16 Contributed by : The Editor

The boycott of Israeli goods hurts Arab, Palestinian and Jewish entrepreneurs in the Middle East.

Blair Babes and Other Seasonal Fare      
Uploaded: Wednesday 26th Dec 2001 at 00:34 Contributed by : The Editor

British Prime Minister Tony Blair has become passionate about his privacy. Would that he had such passion about the nation's perilous future.

Salon Anti-Semitism      
Uploaded: Sunday 23rd Dec 2001 at 22:27 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Barbara Amiel, journalist and wife of publisher Lord Black, and Melanie Phillips, writer and broadcaster, expose disturbing events for Jews in Britain.

Livid in London      
Uploaded: Sunday 9th Dec 2001 at 14:20 Contributed by : The Editor

Though a longtime Leftie where Israel is concerned, the Editor has been compelled to take on the British press in its campaign to discredit Zionist aspirations...

Shame on our Media      
Uploaded: Thursday 6th Dec 2001 at 15:24 Contributed by : The Editor

Criticism is the partner of democracy; defamation is anti-Semitism...

John McCarthy Questions the Validity of Judaism      
Uploaded: Monday 26th Nov 2001 at 23:50 Contributed by : The Editor

The new ITV series 'It Ain't Necessarily So' is a thinly-veiled attempt to invalidate Israel.

High School Blues      
Uploaded: Thursday 22nd Nov 2001 at 00:09 Contributed by : Carol Gould

Chelsea Clinton isn't the only overseas Yank being picked on at the moment...

Sandford St Martin Trust gives award to Lyse Doucet      
Uploaded: at : Contributed by : Sandford St Martin trust

The BBC's Chief International Correspondent to be honoured at Lambeth Palace

The Sandford St Martin Awards for Religious Broadcasting      
Uploaded: at : Contributed by : Carol Gould

A stellar array of programmes was honoured at Lambeth Palace on 27 May




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