Melanie Phillips

Melanie Phillips

Melanie Phillips is a British journalist, broadcaster and author. Her weekly column, which is currently appearing in The Times, has appeared over the years in the Guardian, Observer, Sunday Times and Daily Mail. She has a weekly radio show on Voice of Israel, is a regular panellist on BBC Radio's The Moral Maze and appears frequently on BBC TV's signature political shows Question Time and The Daily Politics. She also writes regularly for the Jewish Chronicle and the Jerusalem Post. Her best-selling book Londonistan, about the British establishment's capitulation to Islamist aggression, was published in 2006 by Encounter, New York. She followed this in 2010 with The World Turned Upside Down: the Global Battle over God, Truth and Power, with a foreword by David Mamet and also published by Encounter. Guardian Angel, the memoir of her personal and political journey from being the darling of the left to the icon of the middle class, was published in 2013 by emBooks. You can follow Melanie’s work at or on Twitter at @melanieLatest. Her radio show can be heard at

As I see it: A week of Jew- and Israel-baiting in Londonistan

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, President Reuven Rivlin, and Chief Justice Esther Hayut

As I See It: Israeli judges should be put back in their box

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz

How are our new best friends in Saudi Arabia doing these days?

SOLDIERS CARRY a wreath during a Remembrance Day ceremony at Latrun earlier this week

As I See it: Doing what comes naturally – the West’s suicidal animus


As I see it: Madonna chooses freedom singing at Eurovision

A police officer patrols outside Masjid Al Noor mosque after Friday's mosque attacks in Christchurch

Jews on the wrong side of the West’s lethal culture wars

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May speaks during a confidence vote debate after Parliament rejected

The British in the wilderness as Brexit crisis explodes

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, gives a speech

Why Labour’s antisemitism is a crisis for the world

Antisemitism protest London

As I See It: The unique disorder of hatred now destroying the Left


Ireland’s obsessional hatred of Israel

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May speaks during a confidence vote debate after Parliament rejected

As I see it: Why the West should hold its breath over Britain


The pathological animus of ‘The New York Times’

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during the INPEX Gala Dinner in Darwin, Australia N

As I See It: Australia’s boomerang knocks Diaspora Jews off balance too


Convulsions over Brexit and the struggle for the Western nation

Jerusalem Day

As I see it: Israel shows the West the real source of national resilience

Police officers guard the Tree of Life synagogue following shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh

As I see it: How Pittsburgh has deepened the chasm dividing American Jews


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