British Labour MPs: Anti-Semitism among reasons for election failure

British Labour MPs who lost their seats cite party's "unwillingness" to stand up to anti-Semitism as one issue that led to election loss.Elad Benari, 12/30/2019, 5:44 AM

Toxic left-wing antisemitism: Australia, UK and the USA

Many of the principal themes in expressions of antisemitism, especially online, involve a cross-fertilisation of concepts between the political Left and Right.Prof. Peter Kurti, 12/19/2019, 2:30 PM

More anti-Israel stalwarts blame Zionists, Jews for Corbyn loss

European anti-Israel activists lament defeat of British Labour party, blame 'Zionist' attacks on Jeremy Corbyn.Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA, 12/17/2019, 8:04 PM

British politician urged to apologize for anti-Semitic remark

Nearly 90 peers call on Jenny Tonge to apologize for post claiming the Chief Rabbi “must be dancing in the street” after Labour defeat.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2019, 6:37 AM

Irish journalist apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet

Irish Times journalist Kitty Holland apologizes after tweeting that Corbyn's defeat in Britain was "a great result for Zionism".Elad Benari, 12/17/2019, 5:40 AM

French far-left leader blames Likud for Corbyn's defeat

Jean-Luc Melenchon blames "networks of influence from Likud" for British Labour leader's loss in last week's election.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2019, 4:09 AM

Corbyn and the thrill of defeat

The Labour Party got a taste of wipe-out and it could not have happened to a nicer bunch of antisemites. Jack Engelhard, 12/16/2019, 11:59 AM

'Corbyn is leaving, but his followers are still in power'

Former Labour MPs who resigned in protest of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership discuss the party's future following election defeat.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2019, 10:51 AM

Orthodox Jewish candidate's reaction to Corbyn speech goes viral

Brexit Party candidate Yosef David couldn't hide his astonishment at Corbyn's remark: 'We did not descend into the gutter.'Sara Rubenstein, 12/15/2019, 6:43 PM

British politician: Chief Rabbi must be dancing in the street

Baroness Jenny Tonge says "pro-Israel lobby" won the British election by lying about Labour leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 5:53 AM

'Corbyn's defeat is a victory in fight against anti-Semitism'

Israeli Foreign Minister lauds 'British values', calling Labour's defeat a 'milestone in the fight against hatred.'Arutz Sheva and AFP, 12/13/2019, 11:54 AM

'European Jews are breathing a sigh of relief after Corbyn lost'

Chief of European Jewish Association celebrates Corbyn's election defeat. 'This election wasn't about right vs left, it was right vs wrong.'Yoni Kempinski, 12/13/2019, 9:58 AM

Israeli politicians congratulate Boris Johnson

Israeli politicians from across the spectrum on congratulate British PM's victory.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 7:37 AM

Former London Mayor: The Jewish vote wasn't very helpful

Ken Livingstone, who was ousted from Labour over anti-Semitic remarks, hints Jewish vote contributed to Labour's defeat.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 6:03 AM

Corbyn to step down following election defeat

Labour leader says it was a "disappointing night" after party projected to win just 191 seats, its worst showing since the 1930s.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 5:36 AM

'Senior haredi rabbi was duped into signing pro-Corbyn letter'

Orthodox Jewish group says one of its senior rabbis was deceived into signing letter defending Jeremy Corbyn from anti-Semitism accusations.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/11/2019, 2:57 PM

British elections 2019: A guide for the [Jewish] perplexed

From the pre-election polls until the actual election, significant changes are possible. And under Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party has been steadily rising in the polls, despite all the reasons he poses a danger to Jews and the UK itself. Daniel Pinner, 12/10/2019, 5:59 PM

Yair Lapid: Jeremy Corbyn is an anti-Semite and a racist

Blue and White MK Yair Lapid excoriates Labour UK chief Jeremy Corbyn, denouncing him as an "anti-Semite and a racist."David Rosenberg, 12/9/2019, 12:28 PM

Anti-Semitism stokes fear, election angst in UK's 'bagel belt'

Jewish Labour candidate says British Jews 'frightened' as UK heads to new elections, with Labour dogged by accusations of anti-Semitism.James Pheby, AFP, 12/9/2019, 7:57 AM

Israel’s foreign minister says he hopes Corbyn loses

Yisrael Katz says Israeli government has not discussed steps it would take if Jeremy Corbyn becomes Prime Minister of Britain.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/5/2019, 9:38 PM

Can a Jew be an antisemite?

Bernie Sanders proves that the answer can be yes. Dov Hikind, 12/5/2019, 7:48 AM

UK paper publishes op-ed calling Israel ‘the trouble with Jews’

Op-ed by far-left philosopher Slavoj Zizek defends Jeremy Corbyn's anti-Israel stance, refers to Israel as 'the trouble with Jews today'.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/5/2019, 7:23 AM

UK Jewish newspaper to Corbyn: This is a REAL apology

The Jewish News urges Labour leader to issue a real apology for the anti-Semitism in his party, includes a suggested text.Elad Benari, 12/4/2019, 11:39 PM

Corbyn 'sorry' for anti-Semitism in Labour party

British Labour party leader apologizes for anti-Semitic incidents within party a week after refusing to apologize in BBC interview.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 12/3/2019, 5:56 PM

Anti-Jewish psychosis flares up in the West

It is difficult to find the appropriate words to express the nausea that European countries transmit, as they allow antisemitism to spread like a cancer in metastasis. Giulio Meotti, 12/1/2019, 11:49 AM

Dutch cartoon implies PM Netanyahu behind Labour's anti-Semitism

Dutch daily’s cartoon shows Netanyahu behind British Labour party's anti-Semitism scandals.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/30/2019, 6:21 PM

Corbyn won't apologize to Jewish community

British Labour leader asked in TV interview whether he wants to apologize to Jewish community over anti-Semitism in his party, but declines.Elad Benari, 11/27/2019, 3:02 AM

British Chief Rabbi blasts Corbyn over anti-Semitism

In op-ed ahead of December election, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says "poison" has taken root in Labour party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 2:13 AM

Corbyn would suspend arms sales to Israel if elected

Labour manifesto says party would suspend sale of arms to Israel due to "violation of the human rights of Palestinian civilians".Ben Ariel, 11/22/2019, 5:11 AM

British journalist: Corbyn as PM strikes fear among Jews

Leading British Jewish journalist says Jews concerned by prospect of Labour leader as PM but would not leave the country.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2019, 3:41 AM

Corbyn ally resigns, cites 'witch hunt'

Labour lawmaker who was suspended and then readmitted will run as independent in December 12 election.Elad Benari, 11/8/2019, 5:14 AM

MK Nir Barkat to Jeremy Corbyn: We will never surrender

Likud MK and former Jerusalem mayor excoriates Labour UK chief ahead of UK elections. 'Anti-Semitism won't be tolerated in 2019.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2019, 7:41 PM

UK Jewish paper calls on non-Jewish Brits not to vote for Corbyn

In appeal to non-Jewish British voters, London's Jewish Chronicle runs front-page editorial calling on Brits to vote against Jeremy Corbyn.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/7/2019, 6:16 PM

'If Corbyn is elected PM, Jews will leave the UK en masse'

Conservative leader warns of Jewish exodus from Britain if Labour wins December elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 3:14 PM

UK election: Boris Johnson poised to trounce Jeremy Corbyn

Conservatives hold double-digit lead over Labour ahead of general election as PM's approval rating surges and support for Corbyn plummets.David Rosenberg, 11/4/2019, 1:39 PM

Jeremy Corbyn: Jews have nothing to fear from me

Labour UK chief reassures British Jews they have nothing to fear if he becomes prime minister, says attacks on Jews won't be tolerated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 8:22 AM

Poll: Most British Jews prefer no deal Brexit to Corbyn as PM

78% of British Jews prefer no deal Brexit to Labour leader as PM, while only 12% prefer the opposite, according to poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2019, 12:50 PM

UK Labour MP resigns over 'anti-Jewish racism'

Louise Ellman, 73, resigns, accusing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn of allowing anti-Semitism to flourish in the party.AFP, 10/17/2019, 10:03 AM

Observing Labour antisemites in Brighton

The Labour party's annual conference at the end of September was the best place to see antisemitism in action.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 10/4/2019, 1:52 AM

Corbyn blasted for video featuring pro-Hamas activist

UK Labour leader sparks outrage following Rosh Hashanah video including activist who led public Jewish prayer for Hamas terrorists.Ben Ariel, 10/2/2019, 6:40 AM

Labour MP: Jewish fears of a Corbyn gov't are 'understandable'

Veteran Labour MP laments rise of anti-Semitism within her party, says she 'understands' why many Jews would leave UK if Corbyn becomes PM.David Rosenberg, 9/25/2019, 1:10 PM

British Labour MP resigns over handling of anti-Semitism

Labour MP John Mann resigns from Parliament in protest at Corbyn's failure to tackle anti-Semitism within the party.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2019, 6:50 AM

'Jeremy Corbyn is so anti-Semitic I want to physically hurt him'

Sharon Osbourne, wife of heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne, discusses her Jewish heritage and concerns over anti-Semitism in Labour.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2019, 9:31 AM

Anti-Semitism in Labour Party is "fueled" by Twitter accounts

A report by a Jewish watchdog group identifies 36 Twitter accounts which are the 'engine room' of denying Labour anti-Semitism.Sara Rubenstein, 8/4/2019, 8:54 PM

Footage shows Corbyn at 2009 anti-Israel rally

British Labour leader in hot water following revelation that he attended a 2009 protest march that likened Israel to Nazi Germany.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/3/2019, 1:03 AM

Corbyn proposes changes to procedure on anti-Semitism

British Labour leader proposes changes to party’s complaints system to speed up expulsion of members over anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 7/23/2019, 6:09 AM

UK Labour leader acknowledges anti-Semitism problem

Jeremy Corbyn: Anti-Jewish bigotry has reared its head in our movement - and we must drive it out.Elad Benari, 7/22/2019, 1:00 AM

Herzog to Corbyn: Take action before it's too late

Jewish Agency chair pens letter to Labour leader, calling for appointment of neutral entity to investigate anti-Semitism in party.Isaac Herzog, 7/18/2019, 2:02 PM

67 Labour MPs blast Corbyn over anti-Semitism crisis

One third of all Labour MPs sign public letter accusing Jeremy Corbyn of 'failing to defend anti-racist values' amid anti-Semitism scandals.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/17/2019, 1:49 PM

Jeremy Corbyn calls emergency meeting over Labour anti-Semitism

Labour UK chief to convene shadow cabinet amid ongoing crisis over anti-Semitism within the party, following BBC expose.David Rosenberg, 7/17/2019, 10:50 AM

British PM candidates suggest Corbyn is anti-Semitic

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, vying for leadership of Britain’s Conservative Party, brand Labour leader an anti-Semite.Elad Benari, 7/16/2019, 5:34 AM

Corbyn rejects expose on Labour anti-Semitism as 'inaccurate'

Labour UK chief Jeremy Corbyn plays down BBC expose on anti-Semitism in the Labour party, claiming it has many 'inaccuracies'.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/14/2019, 8:54 PM

Corbyn: BBC documentary had 'many inaccuracies'

Labour leader responds to BBC documentary which revealed that his team had interfered with anti-Semitism probe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 6:41 AM

Corbyn under pressure following documentary on anti-Semitism

Labour's deputy leader says he is "appalled" following BBC documentary revealing that Corbyn team interfered with anti-Semitism probes.Ben Ariel, 7/12/2019, 2:07 AM

Report: Corbyn team interfered in anti-Semitism inquiries

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn‘s team repeatedly interfered in disciplinary cases relating to anti-Semitism, whistleblowers tell the BBC.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2019, 12:07 AM

Pro-Corbyn letter retracted due to ‘misleading’ description

The Guardian retracts pro-Corbyn letter over ‘misleading and inaccurate’ description.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/10/2019, 11:10 AM

3 lawmakers leave British Labour Party over anti-Semitism

Exodus of Labour lawmakers under Jeremy Corbyn continues.Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA, 7/9/2019, 7:06 PM