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Sociologist David Hirsh Digs Deep to Explain Antisemitism and The Left

3 May, 2018

Sussex Jewish News, February 2018, p. 14 Book Review by Winston PickettSometimes the first two sentences of an author’s work explain everything. At other times they offer hints of what’s to come. In David Hirsh’s case, they do both.“This book is about antisemitism in social spaces which think of themselves as anti-racist and democratic,” writes Hirsh, a […]

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Jeremy Corbyn can’t pretend he has only just noticed

27 March, 2018

The Labour leader refers to ‘pockets’ of antisemitism in his party but fails to say that for 30 years he was in them too   Hugo Rifkind, The TIMES, 26 March 2018   Did you know that Jeremy Corbyn’s mother fought at the Battle of Cable Street? I know it’s a well-kept political secret, a […]

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Jewish Labour Councillors Expose Levels of Institutional Antisemitism within Party

18 March, 2018

(Photo: Haringey Councillor Joe Goldberg said that pro-Corbyn Labour members have subjected him and fellow Jewish councillor Natan Doron to regular antisemitic abuse.)   Andrew Gilligan, SUNDAY TIMES, 18 March 2018 Two serving Jewish Labour councillors have spoken out for the first time to expose the “extraordinary” levels of “institutional anti-semitism” in Momentum’s Haringey heartland in […]

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Sociologist David Hirsh Digs Deep to Explain Antisemitism and The Left

3 May, 2018

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Sussex Jewish News, February 2018, p. 14 Book Review by Winston PickettSometimes the first two sentences of an author’s work explain everything. At other times they offer hints of what’s to come. In David Hirsh’s case, they do both.“This book is about antisemitism in social spaces which think of themselves as anti-racist and democratic,” writes Hirsh, a […]

Jeremy Corbyn can’t pretend he has only just noticed

27 March, 2018

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The Labour leader refers to ‘pockets’ of antisemitism in his party but fails to say that for 30 years he was in them too   Hugo Rifkind, The TIMES, 26 March 2018   Did you know that Jeremy Corbyn’s mother fought at the Battle of Cable Street? I know it’s a well-kept political secret, a […]

Jewish Labour Councillors Expose Levels of Institutional Antisemitism within Party

18 March, 2018

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(Photo: Haringey Councillor Joe Goldberg said that pro-Corbyn Labour members have subjected him and fellow Jewish councillor Natan Doron to regular antisemitic abuse.)   Andrew Gilligan, SUNDAY TIMES, 18 March 2018 Two serving Jewish Labour councillors have spoken out for the first time to expose the “extraordinary” levels of “institutional anti-semitism” in Momentum’s Haringey heartland in […]

Corbyn leads a culture that fosters the antisemitism he claims to condemn

14 March, 2018

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By Dave Rich, The Jewish News, 8 March 2018 Palestine Live is a secret Facebook group that has been running since 2013 and has around 3,000 members who use it to share news stories, organise events and network with like-minded people. You will have heard of some of its members: Jeremy Corbyn, Baroness Jenny Tonge, […]

Corbyn & ‘Palestine Live’: The Ultimate Mainstreaming of Antisemitism?

14 March, 2018

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DAN HODGES: Last week Corbyn and his anti-Semitic pals smashed the moral compass to pieces but the most terrifying thing of all? Nobody even cares Mail on Sunday, 11 March 2018 Imagine the following scenario. In the next few months an extreme party surges to the brink of power on mainland Europe. Its leader is […]

CST Welcomes Facebook’s Ban of Britain First Page

14 March, 2018

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Source: Community Security Trust CST is pleased to welcome the decision made by Facebook to remove the Britain First Facebook page, which had attracted over two million followers. Britain First, led by Jayda Fransen and Paul Golding, is a far right “street protest movement” whose leaders have been jailed for religiously aggravated harassment. CST works closely with […]

Labour MP demonises Israel in false accusation against Priti Patel

30 November, 2017

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SFI’s tweet (below) was referenced in this news story by Christians United for Israel UK on 29 Nov 2017.   A Labour MP has used the House of Commons dispatch box to make a false claim against former International Development Minister, Priti Patel, whilst also demonising Israel. In a debate about foreign aid, Kate Osamor, […]

Priti Patel: What Went Wrong?

16 November, 2017

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The ambitious politician whose reach exceeded her grasp As Priti Patel’s political career lies in ruins, The Jewish Chronicle and other media outlets look back at how it all unfolded By Marcus Dysch, The Jewish Chronicle 8 Nov. 2017 Just a week ago Priti Patel was guest speaker at Ort UK’s annual dinner in London, […]

British Left-Wing Sexism & Antisemitism: Two Peas; One Pod

18 August, 2017

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My comrades on the Left flaunt their moral superiority. But many of them are the most racist and sexist of all Trevor Phillips, Daily Mail 16 August 2017 Trevor Phillips is the Former Head Of The Commission For Racial Equality Jess Phillips, the MP for Birmingham Yardley, said Left-wing men ‘don’t think of [women] in […]

Israeli Show, Once Closed by BDS, Returns to Edinburgh Fringe

8 August, 2017

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The New Scotsman, 29.08.17 Brian Fergusson An Israeli theatre company forced to cancel its show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe three years ago because of political protests is to return to the event for the first time this year. Incubator Theatre was targeted by anti-Israeli protesters in 2014 because it received funding from the Israeli […]

Anger over ‘Star of David’ symbol on Labour poster

7 June, 2017

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Corbyn supporters in Bristol erect banner showing Magen David earrings on Theresa May ‘to highlight her relationship with Israel’ Daniel Sugarman, Jewish Chronicle, 6 June 2017 A giant left-wing political banner in one of Britain’s biggest cities has been condemned as antisemitic for portraying Theresa May wearing Star of David earrings. The banner, which was […]

Labour manifesto calls for end to Palestinian rocket and terror attacks

5 June, 2017

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Jeremy Corbyn launches policy programme, which pledges to ‘immediately recognise’ Palestine and tackle anti-Semitism Jewish News, 16 May 2017 Direct criticism of Israel has been watered down in Labour’s manifesto, amid concerns that a draft version indicated a hardening of the party’s stance. Labour has called for an end to rocket and terrorist attacks by […]