UK Labour rivals take on anti-Semitism at first debate

Five Labour party hopefuls discuss anti-Semitism and their thoughts on British PM Johnson.Dmitry Zaks, AFP, 1/18/2020, 7:50 PM

Britain: Labour candidate Keir Starmer promises to end anti-Semitism if elected

Keir Starmer, candidate for Labour party leader, says he supports 'chucking out' anti-Semitic party members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2020, 6:56 PM

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

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

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

How did Britain’s Labour Party become a hotbed of anti-Semitism?

Labour's moderate elites lost control of their own party to radical fringe elements following attempts to 'democratize' the party.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/13/2019, 7:28 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

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

Labour fails to mention Jews in video that champions diversity

British Labour Party fails to mention Jews in elections campaign video that champions the rights of over 20 other groups.Elad Benari, 12/3/2019, 2:13 AM

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

Did Labour member help members dodge anti-Semitism probe?

UK Labour Party member accused of running secret Facebook group to help party members defend themselves against anti-Semitism accusations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2019, 4:59 AM

Prominent non-Jews won't vote for Labour due to anti-Semitism

Two dozen prominent Britons announce they will not be voting for the Labour Party due to its ongoing anti-Semitism controversy.Ben Ariel, 11/15/2019, 5:01 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

UK Labour candidate withdraws over anti-Semitic remark

Labour candidate pulls out of election race for calling a Jewish councillor "Shylock".Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2019, 10:05 PM

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

UK Labour's deputy leader steps down

Tom Watson was known for being at odds with Jeremy Corbyn over the anti-Semitism in the party.Elad Benari, 11/7/2019, 4:40 AM

Prominent Corbyn critic will be able to run again

Dame Margaret Hodge, who criticized Labour leader over anti-Semitis, reselected by her local party to run again.Elad Benari, 10/30/2019, 5:01 AM

Jewish Labour MP could be ousted on Yom Kippur

Veteran Jewish MP from Britain’s Labour party faces no-confidence vote which is scheduled for Erev Yom Kippur.Elad Benari, 10/4/2019, 5:44 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 who criticized Corbyn could lose her seat

Margaret Hodge, who confronted Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism in Labour, triggered for reselection contest.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2019, 6:48 AM

UK Labour party to discuss anti-Semitism...on Shabbat

British Labour party under fire for scheduling a discussion on the anti-Semitism in the party on Shabbat.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2019, 5:38 AM

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

Labour expels member who claimed MP was bought by Israeli lobby

Ian Humphries referred to claims of Labour's anti-Semitism as 'bourgeois lies and propaganda.'Sara Rubenstein, 9/6/2019, 12:49 PM

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

Labour demotes member who compared Corbyn to Hitler

British Labour party demotes lawmaker who compared Corbyn’s handling of anti-Semitism in the party to Adolf Hitler’s bunker mentality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2019, 5:02 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: 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

Former UK PM: Labour owes Jews an unqualified apology

'Opposing anti-Semitism goes to the heart of who we are and what we stand for as Labour,' says ex-PM Gordon Brown.Sara Rubenstein, 7/7/2019, 9:52 PM

UK Labour member suspended again days after being readmitted

Chris Williamson, whose suspension over anti-Semitic comments was lifted this week, suspended again after backlash over his reinstatement.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/29/2019, 12:22 AM

UK Labour reinstates lawmaker suspended over anti-Semitism

Key ally of Jeremy Corbyn, who was suspended for saying Labour is “too apologetic” over anti-Semitism, has been readmitted.Ben Ariel, 6/27/2019, 5:09 AM

UK Jews against Labour lawmaker who liked anti-Semitic post

British Jews protest election to Parliament of Labour candidate who liked Facebook post saying PM May has a “Zionist Slave Masters agenda”.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2019, 2:08 AM

'Anti-Semitism must be confronted immediately'

Former British PM Tony Blair blasts Labour over its anti-Semitic conduct.Nitsan Keidar, 6/3/2019, 11:32 PM

UK Labour candidate likes anti-Semitic Facebook post

Jewish community leaders outraged after Labour candidate likes Facebook claiming that Theresa May has a “Zionist Slave Masters agenda”.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2019, 6:46 AM

British Labour party suspends yet another member

UK Labour party suspends senior official who was recorded accusing Israeli embassy of “whipping up” anti-Semitism claims against Corbyn.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/1/2019, 1:27 AM

Ex Labour minister: Probe is punishment for anti-Israel stance

Clare Short suggests British government watchdog’s inquiry into Labour's anti-Semitism is meant to punish supporters of the 'Palestinians.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/30/2019, 8:21 AM

Revealed: Corbyn defended Ahmadinejad's anti-Israel speech

British journalist reveals: Labour leader defended former Iranian's infamous speech calling for Israel to be "wiped off the map".Elad Benari, 5/23/2019, 6:08 AM

Hamas thanks British Labour leader

Hamas thanks Jeremy Corbyn for his message of solidarity to a "Nakba Day" rally in London.Elad Benari, 5/17/2019, 6:05 AM

British Jewish group: Investigate Labour anti-Semitism

Jewish advocacy group in London accuses Labour Party of “endemic anti-Jewish behavior”, asks government to investigate.Elad Benari, 5/7/2019, 5:37 AM

Corbyn under fire for endorsing anti-Semitic book

British media reveal Labour leader endorsed a book which argued that Europe’s banks and press were controlled by Jews.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2019, 4:34 AM

Labour suspends member who called for march against UK synagogue

Party suspends member who called for march on synagogue to protest punishment of fellow Labourite disciplined over anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/30/2019, 2:19 PM

British MP who slandered IDF apologizes

Fake news: British MP who published post showing IDF harming children apologizes, admits soldiers were Guatemalan.Chana Roberts, 4/23/2019, 1:15 PM

UK Labour makes faux pas with Passover greeting

British Labour Party wishes Jews a happy Passover, but includes an illustration of bread in the greeting.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/19/2019, 10:43 PM

Exposé of UK Labour and Corbyn's 'anti-Semite army'

'The Sunday Times' reports on a 'shocking failure' to act against anti-semitism by Labour and Corbyn's interference in disciplining members.Sara Rubenstein, 4/7/2019, 7:47 PM

Ex-PM: Labour has failed British Jews

Former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown slams current Labour leadership, accuses party of 'letting Jews down' on anti-Semitism.David Rosenberg, 4/2/2019, 12:18 PM

'It's not anti-Semitic to hate the Jews of Israel'

Ken Livingstone says allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party are “lies and smears” meant to bring down party leader Corbyn.Elad Benari, 3/31/2019, 6:23 AM

Three ex-Labour members arrested over anti-Semitism

British police arrest three people near London suspected of inciting anti-Semitic hatred in the Labour Party’s ranks.Ben Ariel, 3/29/2019, 3:06 AM