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British PM removes his name from list of Jewish National Fund patrons
haaretz ^ | 5/28/11 | Nir Hasson and Danna Harman

Posted on 05/28/2011 10:43:39 PM PDT by Nachum

British Prime Minister David Cameron has removed his name from a list of patrons of the UK branch of the Jewish National Fund - and pro-Palestinian activists have taken credit for the move.

Cameron's decision to drop his link with the charity was explained by his office as simply having to do with "time constraints." In an e-mail, Downing Street reiterated the explanation without going into details. "The Prime Minister stepped down from a number of charities - including the JNF," the office wrote.

Downing Street declined to comment on the fact that the Stop the JNF Campaign has actively lobbied for Cameron to withdraw as a patron of the charity. The prime minister became an honorary patron of the JNF five years ago, after he became the leader of the Conservative Party.

(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...


TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
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1 posted on 05/28/2011 10:43:45 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Cowardly bastard. Great Britain is toast.


2 posted on 05/28/2011 10:46:36 PM PDT by unkus
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To: unkus

Burnt Toast.


3 posted on 05/28/2011 11:00:39 PM PDT by Never A Dull Moment
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To: unkus

Couple that with moves by Glasgow and some other Scottish towns to ban Israeli products, including BOOKS
(and to mark all these with some kind of identifying mark)
and you’ll see how far Britain has fallen.


4 posted on 05/28/2011 11:01:04 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: CondorFlight

How ironic that Scotland would go down this road.


5 posted on 05/28/2011 11:06:17 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Nachum

The British elite have long since began to move towards adopting a Muslim outlook as they know who will be the future rulers / power.


6 posted on 05/28/2011 11:06:17 PM PDT by Republic_of_Secession.
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To: CondorFlight
Couple that with moves by Glasgow and some other Scottish towns to ban Israeli products, including BOOKS (and to mark all these with some kind of identifying mark) and you’ll see how far Britain has fallen.

I always knew Eric Blair was on to something.

7 posted on 05/28/2011 11:10:36 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Burnt Toast.


Burnt toast is right. They’re going to wish those Yanks could save their asses again but we’re going to be too busy saving our own this time.


8 posted on 05/28/2011 11:11:25 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Nachum

He had to get out of the huge time commitment of being an honorary member ... that’s the ticket.


9 posted on 05/28/2011 11:13:29 PM PDT by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: Republic_of_Secession.

The British elite have long since began to move towards adopting a Muslim outlook as they know who will be the future rulers / power.


It’s called Cover Your Ass. The British do it well. The elite of the world do it well. Their “:cocer’ is about to dissapear. They’re about to find out they’re in the same boat as the rest of us. F ‘em all.


10 posted on 05/28/2011 11:17:54 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Nachum

Needs more time to hone his ping pong skills?


11 posted on 05/28/2011 11:19:09 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA, DO YOU HEAR ME NOW.......'67 BORDERS, IT'S NOT GOING TO HAPPEN)
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To: Nachum

Ass.


12 posted on 05/28/2011 11:22:39 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Nachum

Well, looks like the Nazis won WW2 after all...


13 posted on 05/28/2011 11:27:26 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: unkus

Let them plea to the G-D who’s words they have abandoned.


14 posted on 05/29/2011 12:28:49 AM PDT by Never A Dull Moment
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To: CondorFlight

I guess that means they will have to ban their Bibles, too. Although it appears they already have....After all, the Torah is the basis of their Bible. It was written in Israel, and Jesus was a Jew and an Israeli......


15 posted on 05/29/2011 12:32:15 AM PDT by Never A Dull Moment
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To: Nachum

Only one word comes to mind...tragic.


16 posted on 05/29/2011 12:55:43 AM PDT by berdie (qill)
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To: Nachum
We always knew that David Cameron was a total w-nker. He should never ever have become the leader of the Tory party.

But what about the f.....s who pressured him to abandon Israel. Kapos galore!

17 posted on 05/29/2011 1:17:36 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: Nachum
It is all right, all the gold and silver in the world belongs to G-d and G-d will give it to whomever He wants to have that wealth.
18 posted on 05/29/2011 2:30:19 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Nachum

Next up: Cameron’s coalition government falls and new elections take place in the UK (count on it), God will not be mocked. I predict a big raise in UKIP (the real conservative party in Britain who are both pro-UK, anti-EU, pro-Israel and America, and really genuinely conservative with a bit of libertarianism mixed in.

J.S.


19 posted on 05/29/2011 5:30:57 AM PDT by JSDude1 (December 18, 2010 the Day the radical homosexual left declared WAR on the US Military.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.
David Cameron has removed his name from a list of patrons of the UK branch of the Jewish National Fund... was explained by his office as simply having to do with "time constraints." ... "The Prime Minister stepped down from a number of charities - including the JNF," ...the Stop the JNF Campaign has actively lobbied for Cameron to withdraw as a patron of the charity. The prime minister became an honorary patron of the JNF five years ago, after he became the leader of the Conservative Party.

20 posted on 05/29/2011 12:58:43 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: unkus

Calm down.

As the article, Cameron has been nothing more than an HONORARY patron of this group, as he is with others, and the man has a conflict in Libya and a lot of domestic problems to sort out.

Cameron and the UK is committed to supporting Israel, just as you are. And Cameron has publicly said so. To see this as an example of ‘Briddish anti-semitism’ is bunkum.

This anti-Israeli group is simply trying to gain publicity and claim credit for something it hasnt done.


21 posted on 05/30/2011 5:35:27 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: CondorFlight; unkus

Except its not true.

Complete crap, and I AM a Scotsman!.

Just because a few Scottish pro-Palestinian activists want something to happen, dosent mean it will....

They wanted Prestwick and Glasgow and Edinburgh airports shut down to stop Britain and American supplying Israel when the latter went into Lebanon to go after Hamas a couple of years ago, but that didnt happen. Scotland became a focal point for supplies eastward.


22 posted on 05/30/2011 5:38:52 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: unkus

‘saved asses’....

yawn.


23 posted on 05/30/2011 5:39:33 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: Nachum; unkus; CondorFlight; ScaniaBoy

from another thread:

‘To: Kaslin
I’ve lurked at this site for many years now and it has become increasingly apparent that many of you have a very skewed perception of Britain - my home.

While I admit that my country has many serious problems, there is an increasing tendency for american commentators to point at Britain and use us an example of all that’s wrong in western civilization - this article is one such example, and is riddled with inaccuracies.

Take unemployment for example: this article says that “rates of 15% are considered the norm” in the UK. The current rate of UK unemployment is 7.8% (check it if you like), and has not been over 15% in nearly 30 years.

Likewise with immigration. While I agree that it has increased a great amount in the last 20 years, this has almost entirely been contained within London - incidentally the one part of the country american commentators seem to notice, and that american tourists visit. The current ethnic breakdown of the UK at large is 92% white (again, check it if you like).

Another current theme is that muslims are taking over. They currently comprise a massive 3%! of our population, and in the event of an ethnic war, they would thus be in serious trouble... Every single photo I have seen posted on this site of muslim protesters in Britain (’Islam will dominate the world’ etc.) come from one small mosque in east london run by a man named Anjem Choudary. He has a following of roughly 100 fanatics, all of whom are well known to the police.

Point number 3 - all guns are banned! Except that they’re not. Handguns and assault rifles are banned. I own 2 bolt action rifles and a shotgun, all of which are currently in a gun cabinet 20 feet from where I’m sitting.

I do not claim to know or judge america from what I read in your newspapers or what bloggers write online, please grant us brits the same courtesy. Thanks.

5 posted on 29 May 2011 17:14:26 by Dauntless40’


24 posted on 05/30/2011 5:44:37 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: unkus
Britian is almost done. Britian is now a world power in name only.

Thanks to White Guilt Liberals, parasites, fools,traitors, particularily the main stream media,Christian haters, and idiots, the United States is following close in their footsteps.

In my opinion, the turning point in the United States ocurred when a large segment of the population, egged on and encouraged by the media decided that they would prefer being kept "secure" and taken care of by the Government that live free and be able to make decisions that suited themselves. To explain: They prefer being slaves to the Governmental Masters than living free.

25 posted on 05/30/2011 6:01:39 AM PDT by sport
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To: unkus
How ironic that Scotland would go down this road.

After the Lockerbie bomber deal, not really.

26 posted on 05/30/2011 6:12:00 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: mewzilla

A—A move most Scottish people didnt support.

B—Now you feel how we felt when YOUR courts and politicians used to release/cosy up to IRA terrorists in the 1980’s and 1990’s.


27 posted on 05/30/2011 6:18:34 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: the scotsman
A—A move most Scottish people didnt support.

So what have they done about it?

B—Now you feel how we felt when YOUR courts and politicians used to release/cosy up to IRA terrorists in the 1980’s and 1990’s.

And your point is...?

28 posted on 05/30/2011 6:20:46 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: the scotsman

Scotsman,

I don’t wish to get in an argument about life in Britain, it’s culture, or it’s job market as it isn’t “my fight”. However, most everything I have ever read about the socialized economies of Europe, including that of the UK suggest that the unemployment rate is higher than 7.8%. If you wish to say that, go ahead. If you want to believe it or state it as your reality, be my guest.

However, based on your suggestion, I am checking it. A simple google of articles about unemployment in Britain gave me this:

‘Unemployment rate is six times higher than official figures’ (2007)

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-475517/Unemployment-rate-times-higher-official-figures.html#ixzz1NqaVbSYm

Like most governments where the workforce is subjugated by wage and price controls and socialization of medicine, the ‘official’ unemployment statistics are simply lies to coverup the abject failure of the welfare state. It is happening here for the same reason as it is there.

So forgive me if I do not accept your rational of the wonderful rate of employment in the UK.

Good luck with that.


29 posted on 05/30/2011 8:03:24 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: mewzilla

Well, the point b is to get your high horse about terrorism.

Americans were rightly angry at Scotland for the Megrahi decision, however my point was that America made morally repugnant decisions re the IRA in years gone by, and perhaps after Megrahi you will understand how disgusted we were for many years as American politicians, both Republican and Democrat, cosied up to an Irish-American lobby that actively supported the IRA, and East Coast courts that swallowed the IRA’s bunkum in court and treated terrorist murderers of innocent men women and children like naughty little schoolboys.


30 posted on 05/30/2011 9:32:09 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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31 posted on 05/30/2011 6:28:13 PM PDT by SJackson (Normal people don't sit cross-legged on the floor and bang on drums, WI State Sen Glenn Grothman (R))
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To: SJackson

Almost as if it meant something having it there in the first place....NOT.


32 posted on 05/30/2011 6:43:16 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

ping


33 posted on 05/30/2011 6:44:56 PM PDT by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: the scotsman

I am sorry, but britain has NEVER supported Israel. Never. Nor did they support the Jews during WWII. They used them and their ingenuity against the nazis, but when the war over, they betrayed them.


34 posted on 05/30/2011 6:51:07 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: the scotsman

One word, kennedy. Maybe 2, King. But what has any of that got to do with Israel?
And the Lockerbie outrage didn’t kill just Americans. britain’s hands are dirty. Always were and always will be. Ally or not, get in the way of britain’s quest for oil and you’re a defacto enemy that they have no qualms about screwing “royally.” Just ask iran. Oh wait.....


35 posted on 05/30/2011 7:01:32 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: MestaMachine

The Balfour Declaration was American was it?.

The British after WW2 in Palestine (never a British colony until after ww1) were the piggy in the middle between Jewish terrorists and extremists like the Stern and Irgun gangs and the Arabs.

As you know your history, you will remember what Jews in Palestine were doing to the British from 1944 to 1948. Or do I have to remind/tell you?...


36 posted on 05/31/2011 4:14:04 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: MestaMachine

Yeah, and America dosent screw anyone who gets in its way?.

I think that knife you used over Suez is still lodged someone where in our spine. Then again, it makes more damage when launched from behind someone’s back.


37 posted on 05/31/2011 4:16:19 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: the scotsman

Never said it didn’t. We are in the process of screwing almost every ally we ever had, and before that, a biggie, Yugoslavia. And before that, daddy bush screwed over the Kurds and Hungarians leaving totalitarian gov’ts in place. At britain’s request and with its collusion, we installed the shah of iran after britain’s oil contracts were threatened. I was talking about britain, but I can certainly cite examples of other countries as well. france, for instance. NONE of it changes the facts for britain, does it? britain has been at it longer and has gotten help from us in some of its more noteworthy modern evils against humanity.
Our sins do not absolve britain from theirs.


38 posted on 05/31/2011 8:59:31 AM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: the scotsman

The brits CREATED “palestine.” And did everything in their power to prevent Jews from returning to their own homeland. Do not even dare to claim victimhood for britain. What they did, inciting the arabs against the Jews to maintain their control over mideast oil, was unconscionable. They held Jewish refugees in camps that were more like prisons.
Yes, I know my history. Do you know yours?


39 posted on 05/31/2011 9:09:23 AM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: MestaMachine

I also noticed, as many Freepers and Americans do, that you fail to mention that America refused in 1946 to take more European Jews, that Truman limited numbers. Then had the hypocrisy to criticise Britain. And I admire Truman.

Britain made errors with Palestine, I admit. But I am sick of people stating that Britain and the British were therefore and are antisemitic (we have been the least antisemitic major European nation). Many beloved cultural icons, from high street shops to comedians, have been open and proud British Jews.

And I am also sick of the strange mental block by pro-Israeli Americans when it comes to the Irgun and Stern gangs and the fact that hundreds of British soldiers and British/Jewish/Arab civilians were killed or injured, even tortured by those two terrorist groups. Soldiers from an army that liberated Jews from the Nazis, a nation that stood alone against the degenerate evil of Nazism.

Would America or anyone have done any better re Palestine?.

I doubt it.


40 posted on 05/31/2011 9:15:36 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: MestaMachine

1—The British didnt do everything’ etc etc, they were trying to satisfy both sides. That dosent make ipso facto the British antisemitic, anymore than supporting Diem made America ‘racist’ against Orientals.

2—Stating the FACT of Jewish terrorism by two groups 1944-48 isnt claiming victimhood.

3—Yes, I know it. Lots of it. MA in History from Glasgow University thanks.

4—Your point about DP camps in Italy and Germany is the usual hysterical nonsense I have read many times. The DP camps were POW camps used to hold Allied prisoners by the Germans. They were good enough for Johnny GI and Tommy Brit.

Again, I am sick of this revisionism that makes them akin to the death camps.


41 posted on 05/31/2011 9:23:21 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: the scotsman

Then maybe you should do an in depth reading of the many, many posts about those very subjects which I have posted here before.
I reiterate. Nothing you have said and nothing anyone else has done absolves britain. Have you noticed some of your more silly “laws” lately? What would possess the british parliament to pass a CRIMINAL law forbidding people from showing the soles of their shoes in public and try to claim it was for he sake of cleanliness? Why would your schools forbid teaching the Holocaust? Why are you closing down pork processing companies? The list is lengthy.
NO ONE during WWII did ANYTHING to stop the ovens from blasting away or stop the railcars from ariving with thousands of Jews in them. NO ONE tried to liberate those camps. NO ONE. Don’t even go there.


42 posted on 05/31/2011 9:38:22 AM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: the scotsman

I was talking about the BRITISH refugee camps for JEWS in Cypress and elsewhere. Talk about revisionist history....
Wow.


43 posted on 05/31/2011 9:41:27 AM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: MestaMachine

‘What would possess the british parliament to pass a CRIMINAL law forbidding people from showing the soles of their shoes in public and try to claim it was for he sake of cleanliness? Why would your schools forbid teaching the Holocaust? Why are you closing down pork processing companies? The list is lengthy.’

Sorry mate, but where are you getting stories like the above from?. They are complete nonsense.


44 posted on 05/31/2011 2:29:22 PM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: MestaMachine

Italy, Cyprus, DP camps, refugee camps......my point is still the same.


45 posted on 05/31/2011 2:30:34 PM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: MestaMachine

No such law, no such banning of the Holocaust in teaching, and no closing of pork factories!.

I am polite, so I will simply say that your assertions are, erm, ‘bizarre’. I can assure you that they are also nonsense and have not happened. Again, where are you getting this nonsense?.


46 posted on 05/31/2011 2:33:11 PM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: MestaMachine
It was the British who gave thousands of Jews a refuge in the run up to WW2, when no other country (including the US) would.

It was Britain that shipped most of the Jewish refugees over to the Palestine mandate in the post WW2 world.

Britain (and France) were allied to Israel in the six days war of 1956.

Britain sold military equipment (armoured vehicles mostly) to the Israeli State throughout the sixties and seventies.

So to say Britain has NEVER supported Israel is simply untrue - its just extremist fundamentalist Christian or Zionist crap that sees anything other than total abject support for every aspect of Israel's activities as evidence of anti-semitism.

47 posted on 06/07/2011 5:37:12 PM PDT by Vanders9
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