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

14 March, 2018

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, […]

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Jeremy Corbyn can’t pretend he has only just noticed

27 March, 2018

International | National | Top Posts

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

National | Top Posts

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 […]

SFI Statement on Automated Blocking of Facebook Image

5 March, 2018

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In the early hours of Sunday morning, following the outrageous comments by FA executive Martin Glenn about banning the Star of David from football shirts, we posted an image of a star of David and a Swastika with the following text: ‘The head of the Football Association just equated these two symbols. If you do […]

Labour MP demonises Israel in false accusation against Priti Patel

30 November, 2017

National | SFI in the News

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, […]

The rows about antisemitism are bad for us all

4 October, 2017

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I long for the day that Labour deals with this problem properly — for their sake and for ours By Jonathan Freedland The Jewish Chronicle, 3 October  2017 I can’t claim that I’ve been singing it, but each time I think of it, it makes me smile. You can join in if you like. Hum […]

SFI Endorses IBA’s Stop-Israel-Bashing Campaign in the U.N.

4 October, 2017

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Join the new campaign by the Israel Britain Alliance to stop the ongoing, relentless Israel-bashing in the United Nations. For background, see this video… and read this commentary: Our world is a scary place right now. Headlines are dominated by the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar, the continuing disaster in Syria and the prospect […]

SFI Supports Campaign Asking Union Leader to apologise for dismissing antisemitism in Labour Party

4 October, 2017

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Unite trade union leader Len McCluskey appeared to dismiss cases of antisemitism in the Labour Party last week when he gave an interview saying he had “never been at a meeting where there was any antisemitic language or any attacks on the Jewish nation; they would have had short shrift at any meeting that I […]

In Exclusive Brighton Engagement Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Praises SFI for Countering Media Bias

4 September, 2017

SFI in the News

Earlier this summer, Sussex Friends of Israel had the pleasure to hear an incisive talk by Dovid Efune, editor-in-chief of the Algemeiner, a New York-based Jewish media outlet which, under Efune’s leadership has arguably become the fastest growing Jewish media outlet in the United States. Effune addressed a packed audience at Ralli Hall on “Israel […]