All posts tagged Jeremy Corbyn
The British Labour Party used to be at the forefront of the fight against fascism and Nazism. Today, however, it’s unrecognisable from its wartime predecessor, writes Uri Butnaru.
"I'M a Zionist – I believe in a Jewish homeland," British prime minister from 2010-2016 David Cameron proudly declared to rousing applause by an audience of 1500 at UIA NSW's general division gala at Sydney's ICC on February 24, and to another large turnout in Melbourne two nights later.
Jewish MP Luciana Berger was among seven Labour MPs in the UK who this week resigned from the party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's handling of complaints surrounding antisemitism and Brexit.
JEREMY Corbyn, the head of Britain's Labour Party, said that he would immediately recognise a Palestinian state if elected to lead the United Kingdom.
THE list goes on and on. The list of incidents involving Jeremy Corbyn that have aggrieved the British Jewish community.
POSTERS saying “Israel is a racist endeavor” appeared on bus stops in London a day after Britain’s opposition Labour Party voted to accept the international definition of anti-Semitism, but with a free speech clause on criticising Israel.A section of the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism states that “denying the Jewish people their right to self-determination, e.g., by claiming that the existence of a State of Israel is a racist endeavour” is an anti-Semitic act. Labour had initially omitted this example and three others from the definition it was going to approve earlier this summer.
Former British chief rabbi, Lord Jonathan Sacks, warned in an interview that Jewish people are making plans to leave Britain over fears of an antisemitic backlash precipitated by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
JEREMY Corbyn has "unleashed a tidal wave of anti-Semitism in Great Britain", Dore Gold said at the Anti-Defamation Commission Gandel Oration in Sydney last week.
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.
THE views of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn represent a new high in resurgent anti-Semitism, said Dore Gold, president of the Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs, as he delivered the 35th Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) Gandel Oration.