Anti-Semitism

'We no longer feel safe in Britain. Anti-Semitism is forcing us to leave our home'

Over the past four years, something has begun to happen in London. You bump into a couple who you haven’t seen for a while in the supermarket, or find yourself at a dinner party sitting next to an old acquaintance, and the conversation quickly turns to one topic: leaving. Quietly, without fuss or …

Great Britain

As Jews, we reject the myth that it's antisemitic to call Israel racist

A worldwide coalition of Jewish groups has issued a joint statement condemning attempts to stifle criticism of Israel with false accusations of …

Israel

Corbyn pleads with MPs to delay showdown over anti-Semitism rules

Jeremy Corbyn pleads with furious Labour MPs to delay showdown over new anti-Semitism conduct rules as leader's allies admit party is in a 'very dark …

Great Britain

Jewish campaigners to sue the Labour Party after it 'ditched anti-Semitism definition'

JEWISH campaigners are set to sue the Labour party - saying its new anti-Semitism rules break human rights laws.<p>After The Sun revealed last week that …

Codes of Conduct

Labour has failed to 'win the faith of the Jewish community' on anti-Semitism, Corbyn ally admits

Labour has failed to “win the faith of the Jewish community" or its own MPs on anti-Semitism, one of Jeremy Corbyn's closest allies has said.<p>Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary, has admitted that Labour must do more to “restore faith” among British Jews, adding that the party had …

Great Britain

Sunday Shows: Brexit, Labour's Anti-Semitism Row And A New Centrist Party Plans

All you need to know from the Sunday political shows<p>Brexit Plans<p>Brexit Secretary <b>Dominic Raab</b> was first up on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, and he was …

Great Britain

Labour’s anti-Semitism row highlights the hypocrisy of Corbyn’s enemies, again

There is a great irony in the current row over anti-Semitism within the Labour Party. Critics of Jeremy Corbyn are frothing at the mouth with rage …

Israel

Labour MPs and peers plan to defy Corbyn on antisemitism definition

Labour MPs and peers are planning an extraordinary joint act of defiance against Jeremy Corbyn and the party’s ruling national executive committee (NEC) that would see them incorporate the full internationally accepted definition of antisemitism into their own official rulebooks, putting them …

UK Politics

Sajid Javid backtracks on Jeremy Corbyn 'Holocaust denier' tweet following backlash

Sajid Javid has been forced to backtrack after being accused of suggesting that Jeremy Corbyn is a Holocaust denier.<p>The home secretary triggered a …

Great Britain

The Brexit votes and Labour's antisemitism problem | Financial Times

Print this page<p>The amendment votes in the House of Commons, the likely fate of Theresa May's Brexit plan and the Labour Party's problem with …

Labour Party

Roseanne on Valerie Jarrett tweet: ‘I thought the b—h was white’

Roseanne Barr spoke out relatively unapologetically about the vile Valerie Jarrett tweet that got her “Roseanne” reboot canceled: “I thought the b—h …

Valerie Jarrett

New assault on Corbyn aims to ban criticism of Israel in Labour

A leading pro-Israel lawmaker is being investigated by the Labour Party for allegedly slandering Jeremy Corbyn as a “fucking anti-Semite,” The …

Great Britain

Germans are wearing yarmulkes to protest rising anti-Semitism in the country

More than 1,000 demonstrators, many wearing yarmulkes, gathered in Bonn, Germany, Thursday to protest the latest attack on a Jewish man amid concerns of rising anti-Semitism in the country.<p>The rally came a week after a visiting academic, Yitzhak Melamed, was assaulted in broad daylight by a young …

Johns Hopkins University

Hungary's Orban visits Jerusalem Jewish shrine

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday ended a brief but controversial trip to Israel with a visit to a major Jewish shrine in …

Israel

Germany: Racist threats sent to Munich day care centers

Police have upped security around several day care centers in Munich after they received letters threatening the lives of students. The letters, some …

Day Care

Labour’s code of conduct isn’t antisemitic – it’s a constructive initiative | Brian Klug

When two emotive issues collide, the seas of language are liable to run high. This is what happened when Labour announced its new code of conduct on antisemitism. At the heart of the debate lies the conundrum: how to deal with antisemitism while at the same time protecting free speech in debate …

Opinion (UK)

Journalist and ‘lifelong Labour voter’ quits party over antisemitism

A political journalist and “lifelong Labour voter” has said she is leaving the party, saying to remain would be to tolerate antisemitism.<p>In a column …

Jewish Culture

France’s Reputation Is at Stake Again Over the Murder of Sarah Halimi

Murdered French Jewish pensioner Sarah Halimi. Photo: Halimi family.<i>JNS.org –</i> For the second time in 20 years, France basked in the accomplishment of …

Nicolas Sarkozy

Jewish Chronicle brands Jeremy Corbyn ‘anti-semitic and a racist’

Pressure is mounting on Jeremy Corbyn over the issue of anti-semitism in the Labour Party after the <i>Jewish Chronicle</i> accused the leader of being …

Labour Party

Roseanne Barr takes to YouTube to explain Valerie Jarrett tweet

Last week, Roseanne Barr mentioned on Twitter that she would “like to speak directly to you, the people, and cut out any middlemen who use for …

Valerie Jarrett

Leaving Labour Won't Change Its Problem With Anti-Semitism

I understand fellow members cutting up their cards over anti-Semitism - but I will not let the anti-Semites have a free pass<p>Barcroft Media via Getty …

Labour Party

Far-right Austrian politician suggests plan to make Jews ‘register’ for Kosher meat

A politician in Austria is being accused of anti-Semitism after he unveiled a plan to force Jewish citizens to register with the government for …

Israel

US intel chief needs better intel on Trump and other commentary

<b>Security Desk: Coats’ Troubling Intelligence Gap</b><p>Dan Coats may be director of national intelligence, but as Bloomberg’s Eli Lake notes, that doesn’t …

New Jersey

SFSU Won’t Take Action Against Professor Who Said Zionists Weren’t Welcome On Campus

San Francisco State University (SFSU) has signaled that they won’t be taking any action against an ethnic studies professor who said that Zionists …

Jewish Culture

Viktor Orban says 'Jews can feel safe' in Hungary during Israel visit

Hungary's prime minister said he would work to fight anti-Semitism during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Orban's policies …

Israel

Does Muslim immigration into Europe pose a threat to Jewish communities?

Never uncontroversial, immigration has become one of the biggest sources of political controversy in recent years. On his July 2018 visit to the UK, …

Israel

I cannot tolerate antisemitism so I’m leaving Labour

Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn, Antisemitism And A Profound Confusion

Good, sane people enjoy healthy debate and argument, but it is a whole different thing to have one’s ostensibly grounded assumptions about people and …

Foreign Policy

Inside Europe 19.07.2018

Putting the Trump-Putin summit into perspective – Football and France's immigrant neighborhoods? - The EU's 5 billion dollar fine on Google? – A …

Europe

What is the IHRA definition of antisemitism? And why has Labour outraged Jews by rejecting it?

British Jews are furious the Labour party refused to accept the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism and …

Israel