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The Crisis in Corbyn's Labour Party is Over Israel, Not Anti-Semitism

From Counterpunch<p>Jeremy Corbyn<br>(Image by commons.wikimedia.org) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p><i>Nazareth</i>.<p>If there is indeed an anti-semitism …

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Leading Orthodox Rabbis condemn Boris Johnson and warn Jewish community not to flirt with Islamophobia

Leading United Synagogue rabbis have expressed their concerns over Boris Johnson’s mocking of Muslim women who wear the niqab — and warned of …

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The fact that Corbyn didn't yell abuse at a Holocaust survivor definitely makes him antisemitic

Oh no, look how antisemitic he is NOW. It turns out Corbyn sat on a platform with a Jewish Holocaust survivor, who compared Israel’s behaviour to …

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Liberty members warn against IHRA's definition of anti-semitism

HUMAN rights campaign group Liberty has warned against the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) definition of “anti-semitism.”<p>A …

Leicester City Council 'anti-Semitism' claims dismissed

<b>A legal bid challenging Leicester City Council's boycott of some Israeli goods has been defeated.</b><p>The authority began boycotting goods from Israeli settlements in the West Bank after passing a motion in 2014, saying it opposed "continuing illegal occupation" of Palestinian territory.<p>This led to …

'No one shouts at Messi for walking' - Pogba hits back at style critics

Arguing he's had success before while maintaining a similar flair, the Manchester United midfielder has dismissed the calls of pundits<p>Paul Pogba has hit back at critics who have questioned his style of play and off the field actions, arguing it would be no different than slamming Lionel Messi for …

Mapping Palestine Before Israel

A new open-source project uses British historical maps to reveal what Palestine looked like before 1948.<p>The Palestinians recently protesting in the Gaza Strip called their demonstration “The Great Return March”—that’s a reference to a desire to return to the land from which they were expelled in …

Gaza: a city both cursed and blessed

Alexander the Great was one of a multitude of conquerors, from pharaohs to British generals, who recognised in the city a key to the control of the …

French revolt against Macron's support for Israel

Ali Abunimah 18 May 2018Director Jean-Luc Godard says he won’t take part in “France-Israel Season.”

John Prescott: Gaza is effectively a prison camp with Israel shooting ‘inmates’

Donald Trump has the blood of scores of Palestinians on his stumpy little hands.<p>His decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, against a worldwide …

Five myths about Palestine's youth activists – debunked

Wisal Sheikh Khalil was just 14 years old when she was shot dead by an Israeli sniper during the protests on May 14, 2018, in Gaza. Of the 60 …

Thousands desert HP over links to Israeli occupation

Hewlett Packard (HP), a household name in Britain for consumer electronics such as computers and printers, suffered a reputational blow today as a …

The Tories never condemn the naked racism of Benjamin Netanyahu. They should

Israel doesn’t need cheerleaders; it needs allies who are prepared to be critical<p>Harold Macmillan once remarked that: ‘There are three bodies no sensible man ever directly challenges: the Roman Catholic Church, the Brigade of Guards and the National Union of Mineworkers.’ Today it’s tempting to add …

Row with Turkey over Gaza gets ugly

“It is unacceptable that the Israeli ambassador in Ankara is humiliated at the airport in Istanbul."<p>><br>• ><p>Israel protests security patdown of its envoy …

Israeli violence met with global condemnation

Maureen Clare Murphy 16 May 2018ICC chief prosecutor vows to “take any action warranted” over Gaza deaths.

I’ve been reporting on Gaza since 1993 – what I hear from Palestinians today tells me the situation has changed irreparably

“It was terrible, it was a massacre, Sarah,” were Rema’s first words when I finally reached her at her Gaza home this morning. I was relieved to hear …

"Horrific, unprecedented": Israel massacres almost 60 Palestinians in Gaza

Historians, writers examine the prospects of Palestinian refugees’ return to their lands and homes.

U.S. Raises Pressure on Iran With Sanctions on Currency Exchange

WASHINGTON—The U.S. took a step toward cutting Iran off from the global economy on Thursday, levying sanctions on a financing network and accusing the country’s central bank of helping funnel U.S. dollars to the blacklisted elite military unit known as the Quds Force.<p>Acting jointly with the United …

Theresa May condemns Iranian strike on Golan Heights and backs Israel's 'right to defend itself'

Theresa May has condemned a missile attack on the occupied Golan Heights by Iranian forces in Syria.<p>And the Prime Minister's official spokesman …

HRW: Israel attempting to shut down human rights record criticism

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of attempting to 'shut down criticism' after director ordered to leave.<p>A prominent human rights group accused Israel on Wednesday of attempting to "shut down criticism" of its rights record after its local director was ordered to leave the country within 14 …

Reports: Israeli intel firm dug up dirt on Obama officials to discredit Iran nuclear deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Israeli private intelligence firm was reportedly hired to dig up dirt on Obama administration officials who worked on the Iran nuclear deal in an effort to undermine the agreement.<p>The operation was reported by the Observer in London and the New Yorker. The revelations come as the Trump …

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You’re far more likely to be killed protesting in Gaza than firing a rocket

<i>Not a single rocket has been fired into Israel from Gaza in over two months, yet since March 30 Israel has killed more Palestinians in Gaza than it</i> …

Why Israel’s independence day should not be a religious holiday | Michael Segalov

The way Yom Ha’atzmaut is celebrated can imply – unintentionally – that there’s a right and wrong way to be Jewish<p>The past few weeks have been uncomfortable for British Jewry, although for many the anguish began long before antisemitism became a talking point in the national press. For leftwing …

Israeli Labour Leader in no position to lecture Jeremy Corbyn on racism

Yesterday, the leader of Israel’s main opposition party, Labor chair Avi Gabbay, wrote a scathing letter to Jeremy Corbyn informing him of a …

Ken Loach Calls For Labour MPs Who Attended Anti-Semitism Rally To Be Kicked Out Of The Party

Corbyn ally calls for deselections as anti-Semitism row continues to engulf Labour.<p>Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment<p>Film-maker Ken Loach<p>Ken Loach has …

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Barnet Labour Party members defend Jeremy Corbyn over antisemitism

<b>Two of the 33 supposed signatories have now claimed that their names were added without consent. The JC is working to establish how many of the</b> …

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A sad excuse for objectivity: My interview with the BBC, a broadcaster in Israel's pocket | Opinion

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