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Melanie Phillips

Melanie Phillips is a columnist for The Times (UK).


Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: A Historic Watershed

It is the Jews alone for whom Jerusalem is at the core of their religious faith.

Melanie Phillips on Britain’s Alarming Anti-Semitism Problem

While the number of anti-Semites is small, the amount of anti-Semitism diffused throughout British society is high.

Writing Jews Out of their Own History

Palestinian hostility to the Jewish homeland is so pathological they perpetrate the most ludicrous lies.

Britain’s BDS Ban

New government guidance will prevent any public body from imposing a boycott on a member of the World Trade Organization to which Israel belongs.

Iran is the Greatest Threat

To defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear power is to win the battle and lose the war.

Blaming the Victim

Why it's wrong to blame Israel for the collapse of the so-called peace process.

This Was No Prisoner Exchange

No decent person can fail to be moved by the return of Gilad Shalit. Yet this deal ultimately represents a triumph of heart over head.

UN's Theatre of the Absurd

All that's needed to attain peace are a handful of words you'll probably never hear.

Israel Betrayed

Israelis are dehumanized in the eyes of British and American commentators.

The Moral Battleground

What other country would, for showing such unparalleled moral scrupulousness, be vilified and libeled as Israel is?

The al Durah Blood Libel

Despite the manifold contradictions, the western media uncritically swallowed this story because it accorded with the murderous prejudice against Israel.

Britain's Surrender

Years of demonizing Israel and appeasing Islamist extremism have coalesced in an unprecedented wave of hatred against Israel and a sharp rise in attacks on British Jews.

Mazel Tov for Surviving

It's astonishing that Israel has not only survived but is flourishing.

Israel: The Defining Moral Issue

The way the world treats Israel exemplifies a global moral sickness in which truth and goodness are ignored or attacked, while lies, wickedness and their perpetrators are appeased and supported.

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