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Posts Tagged: Labour Party antisemitism

November 28, 2017 12:52 pm
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No Laughs for Ken Livingstone As Fury Greets Announcement of West End Theater Show for Former London Mayor Accused of Antisemitism

The former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone – long regarded as a foe of Britain's Jewish community for his incendiary attacks on Zionism – was...

June 27, 2017 11:44 am
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Major Documentary on UK Labour Party Antisemitism Premieres in London

Some of the UK's leading Jewish intellectuals gathered with Labour Party parliamentarians at London's JW3 Jewish community center on Monday night for the public launch...

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...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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