With Prejudice

“One can certainly see why the Iberians want the Rock”

“Aung San Suu Kyi must play a clever political game with her former captors”

‘Off we went with our parsley-flecked teeth to see Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy’

“If Jeremy Corbyn is not anti-Semitic himself, he is more than happy to consort with those who are”

“I kept calling the flock a herd, which justifiably annoyed the rather elegant lady farmer I was chatting up”

‘I’m generally found still tapping in the wings before I make my entrance, more Rain Man than Birdman’

‘Even in Tel Aviv, they know that the words “no comment” are not in my vocabulary’

“Lawyers, doctors, stewardesses, rabbis, rabbits, long-faced horses, Jewish nymphomaniacs . . . you name it, I insulted it”

‘It seems a little early for me to give my trust and travellers cheques to Iran, merely on the promise that the new leader smiles more than the last’

“I’ve said it before: where do the Israel-bashers stand on Syria? I’ll say it again because I hear a resounding silence.”