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Toby Young
Thursday 22nd March 2018

If Corbyn wins, emigrating to Israel is my clear escape route


I’m currently in Israel on a press trip organised by Bicom — the Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre. Bicom does a good job of getting experts on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to give talks to journalists and I’ve attended a few in their London offices. But this is the first time I’ve been on one of their legendary excursions to the Holy Land, which they organise about six times a year. In essence, you’re given a whistle-stop tour of the country while being briefed at every turn by senior ministers and officials on both sides of the divide. It’s seventh heaven for foreign policy nerds, but I also have another reason for being here, which is to weigh up the pros and cons of emigrating to Israel.

Believe it or not, my entire family is eligible for citizenship under the Law of Return because Caroline’s father is Jewish. And the idea of moving here is genuinely appealing because I’ve been fanatically pro-Israel since falling in love with the place aged 17. I had just failed all my O-levels and was mooning about feeling like an outcast when my father decided to send me to a kibbutz. It turned out to be the perfect antidote to my adolescent funk. (To read more, click here.)

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Re: If Corbyn wins, emigrating to Israel is my clear escape route
Posted by Nicholas Nelson on 23-03-2018 02:02:

Oh look the skinhead nazi has a fetish for a racist apartied state. Dont wait until corbyn wins, do please fuck off now



Re: If Corbyn wins, emigrating to Israel is my clear escape route
Posted by Simon Rey on 23-03-2018 08:07:

Your last political blogpost was deploring tribalism, yet this one ends with pure tribalism. (Not that I expect to find political coherenece or integrity here, sadly)



Re: If Corbyn wins, emigrating to Israel is my clear escape route
Posted by Joe on 24-03-2018 13:02:

"No Sacred Cows", besides a voilent racist state founded on stolen land. The bloated stinking sacred cow must be adored and worshiped and its horofic human rights abusea ignored at all cost!
Kill yourself Toby Young, you racist eugenics supporting moron.



Re: If Corbyn wins, emigrating to Israel is my clear escape route
Posted by Chris O'mulligan on 01-04-2018 17:52:

Wish my country could protect my interest and my saftey as much as Israel protects and defends it's own citizens.






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