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UK Labour leader wishes Jews a happy Passover

He also thanked the Jewish community for the opportunity to repair ties after "the stain of antisemitism" on his party.

UK Labour leader Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria Starmer applaud for healthcare workers outside t

Zoom prayers and Jewish kids: UK Labour leader Keir Starmer tells all

Starmer reiterated his criticism of how Jeremy Corbyn handled the proliferation of anti-Semitic hate speech in the party’s ranks under his four years as Labour leader.

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29/12/2020
Jeremy Corbyn and Keir Starmer attend a general election campaign meeting in Harlow, Britain Novembe

UK Labour launches plan to combat antisemitism

The party will "change the way complaints of antisemitism and all other forms of racism are handled."

Jeremy Corbyn and Keir Starmer attend a general election campaign meeting in Harlow, Britain Novembe

Corbyn reinstated into Labour without whip, will sit as independent MP

“Withholding the whip from Jeremy Corbyn is offering the Jewish community crumbs," wrote Campaign Against Antisemitism CEO Gideon Falter.

18/11/2020
New Labour Party leader Keir Starmer

UK Labour leader Keir Starmer vows to visit Israel 'as soon as possible'

Starmer has made clear his commitment to fighting antisemitism within the party and rebuilding trust with the Jewish community.

23/07/2020
Rebecca Long-Bailey

UK Labour leader demotes senior MP over sharing antisemitic article

“I’ve made it my first priority to tackle antisemitism, and rebuilding trust with the Jewish community is a No. 1 priority for me,” Starmer said.

Rebecca Long-Bailey

UK Labour education spokeswoman fired for sharing antisemitic conspiracy

The article in question was an interview that claimed Israel had played a role in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

25/06/2020
New Labour Party leader Keir Starmer

UK Labour leader: We are washing away the 'stain of antisemitism'

"We are beginning to wash clean the stain of antisemitism from our party."

Britain's opposition Labour Party new leader Keir Starmer

Sir Keir Starmer vows to tear out antisemitism that stained Labour Party

Starmer believes there is still a massive problem with antisemites within Labour. “They have to be dealt with robustly and swiftly,” he said.

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