All posts tagged anti-Semitism

Recognising the threat of Comrade Corbyn

You would hardly know it in Australia, but for the last month Britain has been transfixed by the renewed row over Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s failure to address rampant anti-Jewish bigotry in his party.

Tributes flow for Kofi Annan

Annan’s unshakable stance against anti-Semitism has dominated the tributes to him in Israel and the Jewish world since his death on Saturday, aged 80.

Julian Leeser, elected as the Member for Berowra

Leeser to deliver Human Rights address

Federal politician Julian Leeser will examine the singling out of Israel by the international community and the role of international human rights when delivering the 2018 B’nai B’rith Human Rights Address in Sydney on July 15.

Terrorism glorified: Outrage over University of Sydney student magazine

The editors responsible for a University of Sydney student magazine cover depicting a suicide bomber who killed more than 50 people – including several Israeli and Lebanese soldiers – have defied calls for an apology.

Livingstone quits UK Labour Party

Ken Livingstone, the former mayor of London whose membership in the Labour Party has exposed the British political party to allegations of anti-Semitism, has announced he's quitting the party.

Abbas’ apology over his Shoah comments rejected

The Palestinian President has apologised "if people were offended" by his claims that the "social function" that Jews took on in Europe was the cause of massacres, including the Holocaust.

UK MPS debate anti-Semitism

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn came under fire in Parliament this week as MPs discussed anti-Semitism. Tuesday afternoon's debate on the issue saw Jewish members of Corbyn's party discuss their own personal experiences.

Gen17 findings: Committed to Israel, unbowed by anti-Semitism

There is clearly room for our community to get better at reporting public anti-Semitic discourse, especially online. Complaints should be directed to the ECAJ and state roof bodies and communal security groups.

Corbyn under fire for attending anti-Israel seder

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire for attending a seder hosted by a far-left Jewish group called Jewdas that has described Israel as a “steaming pile of sewage whichroperly disposed of”.

UK Jews to Corbyn: ‘Enough is enough’

Approximately 2,000 people gathered outside the houses of Parliament in London this week to protest anti-Semitism in the British Labour Party.