Tag Archives: Conservatives

The unpretty story of Priti Patel

For a change of pace, the latest Israel-related scandal to hit British politics involves the Conservatives:  Priti Patel, a Conservative MP and Secretary of State for International Development, is in hot water for having had unscheduled meetings with Israeli politicians … Continue reading

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The British elections – what went wrong?

Almost right up to election day most of us were feeling pretty blasé about the British elections. Theresa May was sure to get in with an even larger majority than she had before. After all, who would vote for that … Continue reading

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Good news from Britain

I have devoted many posts to the rising antisemitism in Britain, and particularly in the Labour Party, so it is both a relief and a pleasure to note the change in atmosphere since Theresa May became Prime Minister after the … Continue reading

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The British Parliament’s vote to recognize “the Palestinian State”

I’m reluctant to post bad news on erev Chag, but I didn’t get around to this yesterday and I don’t want to ignore the issue. On Monday the British Parliament took time out from its domestic woes – the NHS … Continue reading

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Jihad Jenny Tonge resigns from Lib-Dems after antisemitic outburst

Earlier this week I posted about an Israel Apartheid Week meeting at Middlesex University in London in which not only did Ken O’Keefe compare Jews to Nazis, but (h/t Richard Millett) Baroness Jenny Tonge, aka Jihad Jenny Tonge, who as … Continue reading

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