April Powers was Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer at the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). For two decades she has worked in diversity and inclusion. SCBWI are the only worldwide professional organization for children’s book authors and illustrators. On 10th June, SCBWI put out a statement about antisemitism: It is a simple statement, made in response to a spate of random and … Continue reading Black, Jewish and bullied into quitting – SCBWI and the April Powers story
Lancaster Council just voted to boycott the Jewish state. The Councillors of this north-western city decided to create foreign policy all of their own. A policy that has no time for that tiny Middle Eastern democracy trying to survive amidst a sea of Islamist extremists, terrorist groups and despots. Lancaster is a very white British city. The largest minority group is ‘other white’ – chiefly … Continue reading Lancaster – whiter than white antisemitism – an attack on the Jewish state
The propaganda surrounding Israel and the vaccine allows us a brief glimpse into the true motivations of the forces fighting the Jewish state. The Palestinian propaganda industry is somewhat fortunate in that the core of the conflict is so often buried deep out of sight. The Jews did not just stand up and win against the genocidal forces that aligned against them, they created their … Continue reading Palestinians and the Covvid vaccine – the return of the anti-Israel libels
Boris Johnson PM I basically have just one question to ask you – are you a man of your word? After all that British Jews have been through over the last few years, after all your promises and supportive words – it seems as if you are about to go back on everything that you promised. You are about to betray British Jews. We all … Continue reading An open letter to Boris Johnson – do not u-turn on antisemitism
They came from as far away as Bradford for this Islamist march on London. The screams to destroy the Jewish state were loud, the streets were full and the flags were waved. In the shadows of the birthplace of democracy, and the statues that commemorate our national heroes, Islamist flags stood proud and high. Only a few miles away, at Sky News HQ, Journalists worked … Continue reading Gaza, Sky News and the Islamist march on London
In September, the United Nations gather to commemorate twenty years since the 2001 Durban conference. It is the fourth gathering of its type – hence Durban IV. The original conference in 2001 was a pivotal event in the spread of antisemitism throughout the west. If there is any truth to the Government’s stated position of taking the fight against antisemitism seriously – any truth at … Continue reading Durban IV – The UK Government must withdraw – NOW!