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Vans with slogans aimed at Britain's Labour Party are driven around Parliament Square ahead of a deb
Labour MP apologizes for 'clumsy' antisemitic tweet

The veteran MP apologized for cryptic tweets in relation to Richard Desmond and Philip Green, both of whom are prominent British businessmen and Jewish.

02/08/2020
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
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn reacts as he speaks about Labour's environmen
UK Labour apologizes, pays damages in antisemitism lawsuit

Corbyn and allies pressed to keep their names out of apology.

Labour Party candidate Lloyd Russell-Moyle speaks after he is announced as the MP for Brighton Kempt
British Labour MP forced to apologize for calling Israel a terrorist state

You can be proud of being Jewish without being a Zionist, Lloyd Russell-Moyle said.

THE WEST BANK town of Efrat, with Bethlehem in the background.
UK Labour calls to ban settlement imports in response to annexation

Banning settlement products is a “major step,” foreign secretary Lisa Nandy added, but said that “such a blatant breach of international law must have consequences.”

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."

20/06/2020
Antisemitism protest London
UK Labour leader: We are tackling all forms of racism in the party

UK Labour Party activists have accused the leadership of prioritizing tackling antisemitism over tackling anti-black racism within party ranks.

Novo Cemetery in London
Antisemitic banner hung on home facing London Sephardi Jewish cemetery

The banner was hung on a home facing the Novo Beth Chaim Cemetery, one of only two exclusively Sephardic Jewish cemeteries remaining in London.

26/05/2020
Jeremy Corbyn and Keir Starmer attend a general election campaign meeting in Harlow, Britain Novembe
New Labour leader failing to crack down on antisemitism - UK Jewish groups

Starmer’s vow has quickly been put to the test, and after a controversial call involving two Labour lawmakers, leading British Jewish organizations now say he is failing it.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
05/05/2020
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