12.08.2018 - 15:02 [ telesur ]

Common Enemy: Why Israel Is Embracing Fascism in Europe

(1.8.2018) Indeed, the ‘special relationship’ between Netanyahu and Orban is only the tip of the iceberg. For years, Netanyahu’s Israel has been ‘flirting’ with radical right movements in Europe.

The unmistakable Israeli strategy, of course, has its own logic. Israeli leaders feel that Europe’s move to the far-right is irrevocable and are keen to benefit from the anti-Muslim sentiment that accompanies this shift as much as possible.

Moreover, the EU’s resolve to label illegal settlement products and refusal to heed calls for moving their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is pushing Netanyahu to explore these new routes.

07.07.2018 - 18:57 [ Haaretz ]

Far-right British Troll Katie Hopkins Visits Israel – and You Can Imagine How It Went

Hopkins is infamous in the United Kingdom for calling migrants “cockroaches,” even stating in one article that she would use gunships to keep them away.

She also called for a “Final Solution” in response to the deadly Manchester Arena bombing attack in May 2017, for which she was promptly fired from her job on a popular political radio show in London.

05.07.2018 - 19:49 [ Haaretz / ]

How a Group of Jewish Terrorists Ended Up in Israel’s Halls of Power

A new documentary series about the Jewish Underground charts the movement’s terrorist activities in the 1980s and the influence its members now exert on modern politics. Director Shai Gal hopes his show serves as a wake-up call