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UK Labour leader denounces ‘anti-Zionist antisemitism’

Opposition and British Labour leader says party is opposed to BDS, denounces anti-Zionism as ‘antithesis of Labour tradition’

Hamas member's son helped write UK Labour motion against Israel - report

General secretary of the Arab Labour Group Omar Mofeed — Allegedly the son of Hamas official Dr. Mufid Al-Mokhalalati — was a lead drafter of a Labour conference motion on Israel.

Britain’s opposition party wrestles with its identity

Starmer came into office reiterating his utter determination to stamp out the scourge of antisemitism from the party. From very early in his leadership he demonstrated his resolve.

Labour Party candidate Lloyd Russell-Moyle after he is announced as the winner for the constituency

UK Labour Party announces new review process for antisemitism complaints

The party is “turning the page on the blight of antisemitism,” said Jewish former Labour lawmaker Ruth Smeeth, who was bombarded with antisemitic death threats in 2019.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
28/09/2021

No end to the UK Labour Party’s Jewish problem

The fallout from the whole unsavory antisemitism episode in the history of Britain’s Labour Party. 

UK Labour Party apologizes after banning pro-Palestinian group from conference

The United Kingdom's Labour Party rescinded a decision to bar the Palestine Solidarity Campaign from speaking at an annual party conference due to the group's support of BDS and apologized.

Vans with slogans aimed at Britain's Labour Party are driven around Parliament Square ahead of a deb

Local UK Labour Party branch's discussion on sanctioning Israel blocked

A local Labour Party branch was calling for Israel to "end its violation of the human rights of Palestinians" and that UK parliament should "impose legal sanctions on Israel."

Jerusalem violence puts Lapid-Bennett gov't in jeopardy amid Arab anger

"Al-Aqsa is a red line," Abbas warned on Saturday. "The aggression toward the holy site and its worshipers is unacceptable and offensive."

‘I will be emissary of World Jewry in Knesset’ says first Reform rabbi MK

The MK-elect said he would concentrate on religion and state matters, and would hold egalitarian prayer services in the Knesset when possible.

A general view of the Broadcasting House at BBC headquarters in Central London in 2017.

BBC debate on whether Jews are an ethnic minority group sparks outrage

The broadcast of a debate over whether Jews should be considered an ethnic minority — a panel discussion featuring four non-Jewish panelists and a Jewish commenter as a guest, fed the flames.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
03/03/2021
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