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Posts Tagged: Labour Party antisemitism

May 22, 2018 3:19 pm

In Wake of Livingstone Resignation, UK Jewish Groups and MPs Say More Needs to Be Done About Labour Antisemitism

British Jewish leaders and MPs have hailed former London Mayor Ken Livingstone’s decision to resign from the Labour Party in the wake of a years-long...

May 7, 2018 10:37 am

Amid Corbyn Antisemitism Allegations, Labour Party Loses Big in Local Elections in Heavily Jewish District - The United Kingdom’s Labour Party sustained significant loses in a local council election in one of the United Kingdom’s most heavily populated Jewish districts...

April 25, 2018 12:23 pm

Jewish MP, Backed by Dozens of Colleagues, Arrives at Antisemitism Hearing Beset by Pro-Corbyn Protesters

Labour lawmaker Ruth Smeeth was escorted by around 50 fellow MPs to a hearing on antisemitism at the British Parliament on Wednesday as she was heckled by far-left protesters...

April 17, 2018 4:38 pm

Labour MPs Give Raw Accounts of Facing Threats, Abuse, as British Parliament Debates Antisemitism

A non-Jewish member of the British Parliament from the opposition Labour Party spoke on Tuesday in blunt detail about the antisemitic threats received by his...

April 9, 2018 12:05 pm

British Jewish Leaders to Meet Corbyn Regarding Antisemitism in Labour Party - Britain’s two largest Jewish organizations have agreed to meet with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to address antisemitism in the party. Writing to the leaders of...

April 7, 2018 9:17 pm

British Jews to Protest Antisemitism With Second March on Labour Party Headquarters

British Jews will hold a second demonstration against antisemitism in the UK Labour party on Sunday. The demonstration will take place at the Labour Party Head...

April 4, 2018 10:05 am

In a Passover Message, British Premier Recognizes Fight Against Antisemitism - In a message to the Jewish community on the occasion of Passover, British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke of antisemitism in the United Kingdom. “Of...

April 3, 2018 9:54 am

British Labour Leader Corbyn Criticized for Spending Passover With Anti-Israel Group

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn risked further souring his relationship with the Jewish community by attending a Passover event with a left-wing Jewish group that...

November 28, 2017 12:52 pm

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

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

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

UK Labour Party Supporter Says Holocaust Memorial Day Not Just About Jewish Genocide - 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

Most British Jews Think Country’s Labour Party is Too Tolerant of Antisemitism - 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

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...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


University of Oregon Student Senate Endorses BDS Campaign

The University of Oregon’s student senate passed a resolution on Wednesday endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, and targeting several companies over their alleged complicity in...


South African Government Mocked for Calling on Israel to Withdraw Troops Fr...

The South African government became a laughing stock on Twitter on Thursday after it called on Israel to withdraw from...

Middle East

State Media: Syrian Air Defense Intercepts Missile Attack on Airport

Syrian state media said a military airport near Homs city had come under missile attack which was repelled by its air defense systems on Thursday. "One of our military airports in...