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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.
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Cowardly bastard. Great Britain is toast.
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.
How ironic that Scotland would go down this road.
The British elite have long since began to move towards adopting a Muslim outlook as they know who will be the future rulers / power.
I always knew Eric Blair was on to something.
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.
He had to get out of the huge time commitment of being an honorary member ... that’s the ticket.
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.
Needs more time to hone his ping pong skills?
Well, looks like the Nazis won WW2 after all...
Let them plea to the G-D who’s words they have abandoned.
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......
Only one word comes to mind...tragic.
But what about the f.....s who pressured him to abandon Israel. Kapos galore!
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.
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.
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.
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.
from another thread:
Ive 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 thats 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 theyre 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 Im 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’
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.
After the Lockerbie bomber deal, not really.
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.
So what have they done about it?
BNow you feel how we felt when YOUR courts and politicians used to release/cosy up to IRA terrorists in the 1980s and 1990s.
And your point is...?
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)
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.
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.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Almost as if it meant something having it there in the first place....NOT.
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.
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.....
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?...
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
I was talking about the BRITISH refugee camps for JEWS in Cypress and elsewhere. Talk about revisionist history....
‘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.
Italy, Cyprus, DP camps, refugee camps......my point is still the same.
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?.
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.