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Posts Tagged: Labour Party antisemitism

February 13, 2017 4:12 pm
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UK Labour Party Student Group Launches New Antisemitism Education Program in Effort to Repair Relations With Jewish Community

The UK Labour Party's national student group is taking "practical steps" to repair its damaged relations with the Jewish community, the organizer of an initiative aimed at educating...

September 30, 2016 10:04 am
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UK Labour Party Supporter Says Holocaust Memorial Day Not Just About Jewish Genocide

JNS.org - The British Labour Party is under pressure to suspend Jackie Walker, a well-known supporter, for suggesting that Holocaust Memorial Day is not inclusive enough,...

September 28, 2016 2:13 pm
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Most British Jews Think Country’s Labour Party is Too Tolerant of Antisemitism

JNS.org - A remarkable majority of British Jews believe the country's Labour party is too tolerant of antisemitism, according to a new study by the Campaign...

August 22, 2016 3:14 pm
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Renowned Israeli Holocaust Historian: ‘If I Were a British Jew, I’d Be Worried’

A world-renowned Israeli Holocaust historian admitted this weekend that were he a British Jew, he'd "be worried," The Times reported. Yehuda Bauer was responding to reports of...

August 5, 2016 3:14 pm
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British Jewish Community in Uproar After Controversial Author of ‘Whitewash’ Antisemitism Inquiry ‘Rewarded’ With Prestigious Parliamentary Position

Leaders of Britain's Jewish community voiced outrage on Friday after the country's Labour Party bestowed peerage on the controversial lead investigator of a recent antisemitism...

July 19, 2016 9:54 am
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Reinstated Labour MP Denies Antisemitism, Acknowledges Use of Antisemitic Language

JNS.org - British Member of Parliament (MP) Naz Shah — who was suspended in April from the Labour Party for suggesting that Israel should be relocated...

July 1, 2016 3:54 am
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Antisemitism Watchdog: Labour Inquiry ‘Vague, Meaningless Whitewash’ of Party’s Racism

The results of the UK Labour Party’s investigation into allegations of antisemitism in the party are a “vague, meaningless whitewash” of racism, a leading watchdog...

July 1, 2016 3:25 am
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Labour MP: Party No Longer ‘Safe Space for British Jews’ Under Corbyn’s Leadership

A Labour Party MP said her party is no longer safe for Jews after its leader failed to intervene when she was publicly accused of “colluding” with the...

June 30, 2016 9:44 am
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Jeremy Corbyn Accused of Comparing Israel to ISIS at Launch of Labour Party’s Antisemitism Report

JNS.org - About a month after the British Labour party had been engulfed in a crisis that saw the suspension of at least 50 Labour members...

May 27, 2016 5:39 pm
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Longtime Cantor Rebukes Leeds Jewish Community for ‘Absolutely Disgusting’ Decision to Host ‘Antisemitic’ Labour MP Naz Shah

The decision by the Jewish community of Leeds, UK to host a Labour member of parliament who was suspended from the party for antisemitism is “absolutely disgusting,”...

May 19, 2016 11:35 pm
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New Poll Reveals Labour Party Members Almost Evenly Split On Antisemitism Problem

As Britain’s Labour Party attempts to assuage widespread allegations of antisemitism within party ranks, a new poll found that almost half of its members do...

May 12, 2016 3:31 pm
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London’s New Muslim Mayor Expresses Public Opposition to Antisemitism, Vows to ‘Build Bridges’

In his first days in office, London’s newly elected Labour Party mayor has been expressing public opposition to antisemitism, and has even said he might visit...

May 10, 2016 9:35 am
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British Labour Party Engulfed by Convergence of the Far Left and Antisemitism

JNS.org - Jewish leaders in the United Kingdom have voiced their displeasure with the Labour Party in the wake of a scandal on antisemitism within its...

May 6, 2016 9:37 am
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UK Election Results Show Labour Party Holding Strong Gains Despite Antisemitism Scandal

Early results Friday from British local and regional elections seen as a key test for opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn showed strong gains for Scottish...

Features

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

‘Love of Christians’ Touted as Strategic Asset for Israel at Major Policy Conference

JNS.org - The strategic importance of Christian Zionism was highlighted...

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

JNS.org - Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marked the construction...

World

Top French News Agency Apologizes to Jewish Human Rights Group Over Map Exc...

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has apologized to a leading Jewish human rights organization for publishing a map on its Twitter feed...

Israel

Errant Fire From Syria Strikes Israeli Territory for Second Straight Day

Errant fire from the Syrian civil war spilled over into Israeli territory on Sunday for the second day in a row. The Israel Defense Forces said that several projectiles from Syria...

Middle East

Report: Israel Warns Iran Against Establishment of Hezbollah Weapons Factor...

Israel has been sending messages to Iran via diplomats from European countries, warning that the establishment of Hezbollah weapons factories...

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