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Antisemitism in the British Left – Joan Ryan and David Hirsh

Joan Ryan and David Hirsh spoke of their experience with antisemitism in the British Labour party to an AIJAC webinar on 29 June 2020.

Keir Starmer passes his first major credibility test with the Jewish...

Keir Starmer, the new UK Labour leader who took over from Jeremy Corbyn in April, has acted in stark contrast with his predecessor by swiftly dumping Shadow Education Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey from his shadow cabinet after she shared allegedly antisemitic material on Twitter.

Antisemitism on the streets of Europe

In recent days, there have been multiple incidents in Europe that deserve our attention.  In France, video emerged of anti-racist demonstrators chanting “dirty Jews”, while monuments to recall those who helped defeat the Nazis were defaced. In the UK, an ultra-Orthodox rabbi was stabbed in the streets.

The Last Word: Viral Theories

With the virus dominating the media in the United Kingdom, evidence of this conspiratorial mindset came to light in the context of a leaked report on antisemitism in the British Labour Party

Europa Europa: Trading Places

Among the myriad uncertainties confronting Britain in its post-Brexit iteration, one of the brightest lights to shine is its future trade relationship with Israel.

Scribblings: Hamas interferes for Corbyn

New evidence from Britain shows that the Iranian-client Hamas linked to a pro-Corbyn activist group called the KhamakarPress, which has a website, a Facebook and Twitter presence, and a WhatsApp group. 

New developments in Europe, Israel and Persian Gulf

This Update takes readers around the world, to the UK, Israel and Iran, catching up on recent news and developments on three different news fronts: the British elections; the dissolution of the 22nd Knesset, putting Israel on the road to a third election in a year; while China is preparing to participate in joint military exercises with Iran and Russia.

Antisemitism out of No. 10 Downing Street?

Corbyn lies. First, he says that he is doing everything he can to rid the party of antisemitism, but this has been shown to be false.

Europa Europa: Locked-in syndrome

“I see no indication at all that Corbyn recognises his responsibility for what’s happening, or indeed that he wants to do anything about it,” said Dame Louise Ellman, who resigned after serving as a Labour MP for 22 years.

Antisemitism infects UK election

AIJAC's Colin Rubenstein on UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: "It is up to the mainstream leadership of society, be it British, Australian or anywhere else, to condemn this extremism, this bigotry and racism, in this case, particularly, the antisemitism"