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Posts Tagged: Keir Starmer

July 5, 2020 12:13 pm
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Why Should We Give a Pass to Those Who Tweet Antisemitism?

Ours is a time when antisemitism is surging and the popularity of intersectional politics has given new credibility to radical groups that are keen to...

June 29, 2020 4:38 pm
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‘I Don’t Want Labour and Antisemitism in Same Sentence Ever Again,’ Starmer Says

In a television appearance on Monday, UK Labour leader Keir Starmer defended his decision last week to fire a top party official who tweeted and...

June 28, 2020 6:02 am
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Antisemitism Gets You Fired at Labour, but Hired by The New York Times

JNS.org - It turns out The New York Times has lower standards when it comes to those who spread antisemitic canards than even Britain’s controversial...

June 25, 2020 12:18 pm
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UK Labour Leader Axes Top Party Official for Sharing Article Promoting ‘Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory’

The UK Labour party’s shadow education secretary was fired on Thursday after she tweeted and praised an interview with a British actress who asserted that...

June 19, 2020 2:28 pm
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In Call With Jewish Leaders, UK Labour Chief Vows to ‘Wash Clean the Stain of Antisemitism From Our Party’

UK Labour party leader Keir Starmer held a video meeting on Friday with representatives of several top British Jewish groups. Afterward, Starmer stated, “I am in...

May 3, 2020 3:53 am
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British Jews Are Too Eager to Embrace Starmer’s Still Dubious Labour Party

JNS.org - In both Britain and America, the Jewish community is increasingly badly served by leaders who seem less and less able to distinguish between...

April 30, 2020 2:24 pm
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Top UK Jewish Groups Blast Labour After MPs Take Part in Online Call With Members Expelled for Antisemitism

Top UK Jewish groups sharply criticized the Labour party on Thursday for failing to live up to its promises to root out antisemitism from its...

April 23, 2020 3:06 pm
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UK Labour Councillor Defends Antisemitic Twitter User Who Said Party ‘Now Under Zionist Control’

Despite efforts to mitigate the problem, the UK Labour party continues to grapple with antisemitism scandals, the latest concerning a former MP and current local...

April 12, 2020 6:53 am
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Jeremy Corbyn in Historical Perspective

JNS.org - The era of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the opposition Labour Party in the United Kingdom mercifully came to an end last week, with...

April 7, 2020 12:26 pm
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New UK Labour Leader Outlines Concrete Steps to Fight Antisemitism in Party’s Ranks

The UK Labour party’s new leader pledged on Tuesday to step up efforts to fight antisemitism in its ranks and outlined several clear steps he...

April 5, 2020 7:25 pm
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British Jewish Groups Express Cautious Optimism Over New Labour Party Leader’s Pledge to Stamp Out Antisemitism Within the Party

Leading Jewish groups in Britain offered praise over the weekend for the newly-elected leader of the UK Labour party for his pledge to root out...

April 4, 2020 2:46 pm
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UK Labour Party Elects Moderate as New Leader

Keir Starmer was elected as the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Saturday, pledging to bring an end to years of bitter infighting...

September 23, 2019 2:56 pm
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Jewish Pro-Palestinian Activist at UK Labour Conference Hails Corbyn, Claims No Antisemitism in Party

A Jewish pro-Palestinian activist and member of the UK Labour party hailed leader Jeremy Corbyn at the party’s annual conference on Monday, claiming there is...

Features

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

Israel

Israel to Begin Partial Reopening of Skies on Aug. 16

JNS.org - Israel’s coronavirus cabinet decided on Wednesday night that the country will partially reopen its skies on Aug. 16, by which date Transportation Minister Miri Regev, Health Minister Yuli...

Middle East

Saudi Coalition Says It Shot Down Houthi Drone Heading for Kingdom

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen on Thursday said it shot down an explosive-laden drone heading towards the kingdom, a statement published by Saudi state news...

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