Tag Archives: Labour

Israeli National Elections 2019

Today is election day, in fact as of this writing it is nearly over. I have not written about the elections at all for a few reasons: As I have mentioned frequently lately, we have been dealing with a family … Continue reading

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Who will rid us of this troublesome Corbyn?

Jeremy Corbyn has never heard of the adage that when you’re in a hole, stop digging. Every time we think he has hit rock bottom he digs a little further. The antisemitism row in Labour has now reached epic proportions … Continue reading

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Ken Livingstone resigns from Labour, letting Corbyn off the hook

Former London Mayor “Red” Ken Livingstone has had his name immortalized as the chief proponent of the “Livingstone formulation“,as described by David Hirsh: It is a means of refusing to engage with an accusation of antisemitism; instead it reflects back … Continue reading

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The US is interfering in Israel’s elections despite Obama’s ostensible “reluctance”

One of the prime reasons given by President Barack Obama for his objection to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress about the dangers of a deal with Iran and his further refusal to meet with Netanyahu is that … 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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The twisted logic of Anti-semites

Two incidents in recent days, one minor and one making rather a louder splash, highlight the twisted logic that anti-Semites have to use in order to make any sense of their anti-Jewish conspiracy theories. The first incident, (via Mum) which … Continue reading

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