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April 30, 2016 9:13 pm

Israeli Ambassador to UK Says British Left ‘in Denial’ About Antisemitism

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Labour Party head Jeremy Corbyn's leadership is being called into question over allegations of antisemitism within his party. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Labour Party head Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is being called into question over allegations of antisemitism within his party. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Israel’s new ambassador to the United Kingdom on Sunday said parts of Britain’s left are “in denial” about the “disease” of anti-Semitism.

Speaking to The Sunday Times, Mark Regev addressed a rising tide of anti-Semitic outbursts by Labour party members, including most recently Ken Livingstone, who was suspended from the party on Thursday for declaring and continuing to insist that Adolf Hitler was initially a Zionist.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

 

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