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Ken Livingstone unapologetic at Parliamentary hearing on antisemitism

In the wake of the Labour Party antisemitism scandal, on Tuesday the House of Commons held an inquiry into antisemitism, at which witnesses appeared both from the Jewish Community and Ken Livingstone himself, the former Mayor of London who was … Continue reading

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Antisemitism on British campuses from both student and teachers’ unions

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published in the Algemeiner.) Antisemitism on British campuses recently became entangled with the scandal of antisemitism in the Labour Party, to the extent that even the non-Jewish student chairman of the … Continue reading

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Howard Jacobson on anti-Zionism: “It’s chutzpah with blood on it”

The renowned British Jewish writer and columnist Howard Jacobson, famous for coining the term “as-a-Jew” or “ASHamed Jews”, was interviewed by the BBC’s Chris Cook on the subject of the intersection of antisemitism and anti-Zionism. Jacobson was very hard-hitting and … Continue reading

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The Left and its “anti-Zionism-not-antisemitism problem”

Before I start I want to make clear, in case the sarcasm in my headline doesn’t come through clearly, that I consider anti-Zionism to be indeed antisemitism. Following yesterday’s post on Labour’s woes with its anti-Zionist-not-antisemitic members, today too, two … Continue reading

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The two extremes of British politics regarding Israel and antisemitism

Antisemitism and anti-Israel activism in British politics have been grabbing the headlines in recent weeks. It now looks like the British are starting to wake up to the fact that anti-Zionism is a mere cloak to disguise old-fashioned antisemitism, aka … Continue reading

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UK charity which supports anti-Israel activity loses government funding

Some more good news out of the UK, where it seems that the authorities are waking up sharply to the scourge of antisemitism. Today’s good news, as reported by the Daily Telegraph, is that the charity War on Want has … Continue reading

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