The Whack-A-Mole model of Israel advocacy – ‚While we don’t have to answer every idiot online, we do need real access to real information in real time to undo some of the damage.‘ | The Jewish Chronicle
I didn’t know there was a list of the “top 40 global advocates for Israel” online. And I didn’t know I was on it until the congratulatory tweets came in. According to Jewish News Syndicate which compiled the list we are “inspiring leaders” and “have two things in common: “They are making a real difference and are fearless advocates for the Jewish state.”
I appreciate the moniker and I’m honoured to be listed with people who dedicate their lives to defending Israel and the Jewish people, whether through their job taking the UN to task for its bias (Hillel Neuer), as a tireless advocate for the Ethopian community and black Jews (Ashager Araro), as a British investigative journalist (David Collier ), or a former commander of British forces in Afghanistan (Col. Richard Kemp).
The list includes actors (Gal Gadot) and beauty queens (Sara Idan, Miss Iraq), those who speak up for Israel and Jews from deep in Europe (Conrad Myrland and Sacha Stawski) or in the politically fractured UK (Simon Cobbs and Jackie Goodall) and even India (Vijeta Uniyal)….