Here are the Blogs in the Brian of London
Thursday, 16 June 2016
by Brian of London
Sam Harris's latest podcast is interesting. Take a listen.
More on the "moderate Nazis" can be found here.
This is a longer version with the complete 20 minute section of the Sam Harris podcast. Because I wouldn’t want to be accused of taking anything out of context.
Posted on 06/16/2016 5:16 AM by Brian of London
Wednesday, 15 June 2016
Hazem Farraj describes himself as "American by birth - Palestinian by blood - Christian by choice". He moved to Jerusalem and learned his Islam in the mosques controlled by the Palestinian Authoritiy. But he didn't like what he was learning, rebelled and converted to Christianity. He has a completely ...Read More...
Posted on 06/15/2016 1:19 AM by Brian of London
Tuesday, 14 June 2016
A friend writes:
Ask yourself this basic question:
What is the difference between the Islamic State (Da'esh) sponsored execution of Gays in Orlando and Islamic States (Iran, Saudi, Yemen, Pakistan, Iraq, UAE, Nigeria, Qatar) sponsored execution of Gays?
Legislative vs arbitrary execution of ...Read More...
Posted on 06/14/2016 2:16 AM by Brian of London
Monday, 18 April 2016
A few years ago I thought I could write less about Islam. I’d studied it almost non stop since shortly after 9-11 but felt it wasn’t something positive. So I tried to talk about electric cars and other Israeli technology.
Well Islam just refuses to go away. Just recently Mirabelle wrote a new piece looking ...Read More...
Posted on 04/18/2016 9:28 AM by Brian of London
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Scotland rejects the two state solution. Backed by the nuclear armed British army, navy and air force, the once sovereign state of Scotland is to continue as just another large neighbourhood of the United Kingdom.
Israel has so many great friends amongst the Scottish people (we assume) because the ...Read More...
Posted on 09/20/2014 7:54 AM by Brian of London
Sunday, 18 August 2013
Has the world had peace with Germany since the end of WWII?
When we finished WWII and the Germans were defeated did they remain proud of their Nazi “achievements”?
Did they hold true to their Nazi ideology, teach it to their children and harbour dreams of it one day rising to conquer the ...Read More...
Posted on 08/18/2013 12:00 AM by Brian of London
Saturday, 17 August 2013
It’s pretty clear that in the midsts of the coming civil war in Egypt, the ancient population of Christian Copts is not going to fare well.
Many ancient churches were destroyed in the last few days. It’s going to get worse. There’s a good blog post about Copts in the Times ...Read More...
Posted on 08/17/2013 12:00 AM by Brian of London
Sunday, 7 October 2012
A good friend of mine, and someone I’ve learned a lot from, is hosting an amazing tour of Israel this Christmas. Whether you’re Jew, Christian or Muslim I can assure you this will be a wonderful trip. David’s knowledge of the scriptures that form the basis of Judaism and ...Read More...
Posted on 10/07/2012 5:33 AM by Brian of London
Monday, 16 April 2012
Better Place user David Rose w/keys to Renault Fluence ZE electric car in Israel [photo: David Rose]
With no local fanfare or announcements, electric car network provider Better Place has started delivering cars to its first paying customers in Israel.
One the first customers is David ...Read More...
Posted on 04/16/2012 8:25 AM by Brian of London
Monday, 16 April 2012
Yesterday MEMRI broke a rather large story. I saw this when it came through my email:
Britain’s Lord Nazir Ahmed Offers £10 Million Bounty for Obama, Bush
During a recent visit to Pakistan, Lord Nazir Ahmed, a member of the British House of Lords who originally hails from Pakistani ...Read More...
Posted on 04/16/2012 5:40 AM by Brian of London
Sunday, 1 January 2012
Happy New secular Year everyone! Here is one of my resolutions; I wonder if anyone will join me?
I’m giving up antisemitism and anti-semitism for the New Year. It’s all Jew hatred for me from here on.
And if anyone in my presence says “Judeophobia”, I won’t be responsible ...Read More...
Posted on 01/01/2012 6:52 AM by Brian of London
Thursday, 8 December 2011
Israel’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon tackles the Palestinian refugee issue.
There is a very intersting turn of phrase in this video. At 1:15 Danny says:
“Over 850,000 Jews, from ancient Jewish communities predating Islam and the Arab occupation of the Middle ...Read More...
Posted on 12/08/2011 7:35 AM by Brian of London
Monday, 5 December 2011
We all know that the Gaza Strip today, under the strict oversight of Hamas is a Sharia compliant fun land of happy free women hiding under burkahs and veils.
But can you imagine a time, not so long ago, when evil, oppressive Israeli military forces commanded that British gentleman’s ...Read More...
Posted on 12/05/2011 6:53 AM by Brian of London
Thursday, 1 December 2011
I published something at Israellycool today that at first glance is light hearted but has a very serious point.
Alan Dershowitz says he sent a copy of the Curb Your Enthusiasm "Palestinian Chicken" episode to Bibi with a suggestion that he invite Abbas over to watch it and have a laugh ...Read More...
Posted on 12/01/2011 1:56 PM by Brian of London
Sunday, 25 September 2011
I am proud to live in a country where the Prime Minister gives a speech to the UN that is pretty much, word for word, the same speech I would give if I had to. I’m very proud of that.
Brian of London here again. Last week saw the good, the bad and the ugly all gathered in New York ...Read More...
Posted on 09/25/2011 8:21 AM by Brian of London
Wednesday, 25 May 2011
Brian of London here: A few years ago in 2009 Aluf Benn at Ha’aretz compared Netanyahu to Winston S. Churchill:
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is an admirer of Winston Churchill and views him as a role model, not only because of the cigar smoking, the love of history and the hobnobbing ...Read More...
Posted on 05/25/2011 11:55 AM by Brian of London
Friday, 6 May 2011
Over the coming months we will see attempts to ban halal slaughter in Europe. But they won’t be worded in such a way to target only halal, they’ll probably go after something nebulous like “ritual slaughter” or “religious slaughter without stunning”. If that happens ...Read More...
Posted on 05/06/2011 5:52 AM by Brian of London
Tuesday, 12 April 2011
There is a little red book that I, Brian of London, posted about a few weeks ago. Well the entire thing is now available to read, download and distribute on line. A physical re-printing is in the works but for now I’m going to present the complete thing and give you the new introduction that has ...Read More...
Posted on 04/12/2011 6:15 AM by Brian of London