Gavin Drake


Holy Land on the cheap!

Regular readers (do I have any?) will know that I have a close affinity with the Holy Land and love to visit Jerusalem. I try to go at least once a year. It isn’t always possible – either the finances aren’t there or I can’t…

Board of Deputies of British Jews slams General Synod debate on Palestine-Israel

A senior Jewish leader has described the language used in Monday’s General Synod debate about Israel and Palestine as evoking “nothing but simple anti-Semitic themes from history”. The Synod approved a Private Member’s Motion moved by Dr John Dinnen (Hereford), endorsing the World Council of Churches’…

Church endorses Israel hate agenda

In the worst rift between Anglo-Jewry and the Church of England in recent years, the president of the Board of Deputies has accused the Synod of “riding roughshod” over the Jewish community. The attack by Vivian Wineman follows a vote by the General Synod this…

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