What a lovely way to end the week:
after all the hate that is emanating from some sections of Britain, at least the British Foreign Office has had the gumption to celebrate the Balfour Declaration with a lecture by Martin Gilbert.
The same Martin Gilbert who appeared on prime time Israeli TV in January, comparing Hamas to Hitler. ridiculing London Mayor, Ken Livingsonte (who also has a problem with Jews) and stating to the interviewer that the world has to get rid of HAMAS.
Probably the conclusion of Matthias Kuentzel's book as well, I should think:
as well as of Denis MacEoin's recently-published research on hate literature available in contemporary British mosques:
Lambeth Palace has also come out strongly in favour of the Balfour Declaration, by the way, and is proud of the English Churches' role in its implementation:
And the recent trip by British academics to Israel, organised by the British Council and the IAB, was also most successful:
If this carries on, we may almost be seeing the days of the Messiah!