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The matter in question is whether opposing Jewish self-determination in the ancestral Jewish homeland of Israel, a political movement known as Zionism, should be considered antisemitic.
MP Rupa Huq MP of the Labour party said, “are we just content to hold hands rather than hold anyone to account?”
Corbyn is wrestling with accusations that his party has been tolerant of antisemitism among some of its members.
The Jewish Labour Movement turned over the complaints to the party, many of them appearing on social media and related to Margaret Hodge.
Footage of the interview, one of several Corbyn did with Press TV, emerged in the UK media over the weekend amid the ongoing row over the Labour Party’s adoption of new antisemitism guidelines
By JEREMY SHARON
A Labour Party spokesman told Jewish newspapers that Enticott was suspended from the party pending an investigation.
The report by the Community Security Trust, or CST, for this year’s first six months constitutes an 8-percent drop from the corresponding period last year, CST said in the document.
It said their response was needed "because of the existential threat to Jewish life in this country that would be posed by a Jeremy Corbyn-led government."
MP Margaret Hodges says in response that Labour acting more quickly against her than against antisemitism in party.
The guidelines are mostly taken from the widely accepted International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definitions, but omit four critical clauses.
In a rare united position, rabbis ranging from ultra-progressive to haredi Orthodox signed on to the letter.
Labour’s new guidelines, first published by the LBC radio show, are based on the the IHRA’s Working Definition of Antisemitism, but exclude several of key clauses.
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