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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.
“I remember asking a group of young Palestinians in Nablus one time, I sat down with them, and I said ‘what do you think about suicide bombers,’” Jeremy Corbyn recalled.
Jackie Walker was a former vice-chair of the hard-left political grouping Momentum inside the Labour Party.
By JEREMY SHARON
Mike Amesbury, the British party’s shadow secretary for employment, on Tuesday apologized for the caricature, which he posted in 2013 but had initially denied sharing.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Luciana Berger, who resigned from the party this week: "I did everything I could to challenge Labour Party antisemitism from within, but the situation got worse not better."
How has one of the two mainstream parties in the United Kingdom become so infested by antisemitism and anti-Zionism that its own MPs can no longer stomach being called members of the Labour Party?
According to the Campaign Against Antisemitism organization, the decision sets a precedent that Holocaust denial is ‘grossly offensive’ and therefore illegal.
The motion “asks some entirely reasonable questions of the leadership,” Luciana Berger, a Jewish senior member of Labour, wrote in an op-ed in The Times of London.
Corbyn tweeted on Sunday that it was "great" to speak with AOC "on the phone this evening and hear first-hand how she’s challenging the status quo.
By ILANIT CHERNICK
Labor MP regrets appearing alongside writer who called Israel a racist, genocidal and Nazi regime
By AMY SPIRO
In a Facebook post last year, Sheridan said that he had lost “respect and empathy” for the Jewish community in response to the continued antisemitic row that has been hounding the party in recent months.
Labour had been partly to blame for a record number of antisemitic incidents in Britain last year.
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