Placed on the anti-Israel agenda by UK Labor party delegates included renegotiating trade deals, Palestinian ‘right of return’, ending British arms sales and the labeling of Jewish products from Judea and Samaria as coming from the ‘Occupied West Bank’.
UK Labor party delegates adopted a raft of anti-Israel policies on Monday, laying the groundwork for a hostile relationship with the Jewish state should Jeremy Corbyn become prime minister.
Included in the adopted motions was the boycott of Israeli settlement goods and a promise to reject previous trade deals should Israel “fail to recognize the rights of the Palestinians.” Continue Reading »
BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti, who was invited to speak at a number of events during the Labour party conference, was denied an entry visa into the UK without explanation.
By Elad Benari, Canada
Omar Barghouti, the co-founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, has been denied an entry visa to the UK, where he was due to speak at a number of fringe events at the Labour party conference.
Barghouti had been due to speak at a Palestine Solidarity Campaign event in Brighton on Sunday, alongside prominent Labour party politicians including Diane Abbott, the Shadow Home Secretary and Lisa Nandy, chair of Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East, the Jewish Chronicle reported Friday. Continue Reading »
British Jews denounce the entry into Parliament of Labour member Lisa Forbes, who supported a Facebook post accusing PM May of having a “Zionist Slave Masters agenda” and how the lawmaker continues her dialogues with a pro-Hamas activist.
By Elad Benari
British Jews are protesting the election to Parliament of a candidate for the Labour party who “liked” a Facebook post saying Prime Minister Theresa May has a “Zionist Slave Masters agenda”, JTA reports.
The lawmaker, Lisa Forbes, on Thursday won a special election in the eastern English city of Peterborough, defeating a Brexit Party candidate and leaving the Conservative Party candidate far behind. Continue Reading »
Today’s Europe has frightening comparisons with Hitler’s rise to power, as once again, Judeo-Christian foundations are crumbling all about us.
By Charles Gardner
We’ve been here before. History is repeating itself and I’m again experiencing that sense of déjà vu that prompted me (just ten days ago) to write about the anti-Semitism row within the British Labour Party in the context of Theodor Herzl’s Zionist campaign, which itself was prompted by anti-Jewish mania.
Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn
As I have contemplated the ongoing controversy, I am reminded with horror of how Hitler’s rise to power seemingly came out of nowhere. Continue Reading »
Suspended Ilyas Aziz, who promoted charity linked to Gaza show in which children (View Video) reenacted Palestinians stabbing Jews, is the third in a string of suspensions that followed revelations about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s ties with a radical Islamic cleric, who called for Israel’s destruction.
Labour councilor Ilyas Aziz is the latest member of the British Labour Party to be suspended in an ongoing row over anti-Semitism that has already seen former London Mayor Ken Livingstone and MP Naz Shah suspended over the last few days.
Suspended for antisemitic behavior, Labour Councilor for Nottingham City Ilyas Aziz – Facebook
Aziz, who is the councilor for Nottingham City, wrote a Facebook post in July 2014 suggesting that Israel be relocated to the US, the same proposal for which Shah was suspended, the Press Association reports. Continue Reading »
VIDEO: Heavily backed by MP Jeremy Corbyn, Interpal, banned in the US & Israel as a terrorist organization, was recently exposed funding a Hamas festival in Gaza where a 7 yr-old girl ‘stabs Jews’ to the audience’s amusement.
By Ari Yashar
An horrific children’s play in which a seven-year-old Palestinian girl “stabbed Jews” took place at a recent event partly funded by Interpal, a UK charity supported by Labour party head Jeremy Corbyn and MPs of his party, reports the UK Daily Mail on Thursday.
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn – Photo: Reuters
Footage of the play, in which the girl pretends to stab two boys dressed as IDF soldiers who “shoot” her before a boy in a mask “shoots” them back with a toy semi-automatic weapon, was aired last week on Hamas TV. Continue Reading »
British Labor MP Gerald Kaufman, who accused Jews of exerting undue influence over the Conservative Party has also charged Israel with fabricating terror attacks as an excuse to kill Palestinians.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Anti-Defamation League condemned on Thursday recent comments by British Labor MP Gerald Kaufman, who accused Jews of exerting undue influence over the Conservative Party and charged that Israel is fabricating terror attacks as an excuse to kill Palestinians.
Israeli soldiers stand next to the body of a Palestinian who moments earlier stabbed a soldier in Hebron. – Photo: REUTERS
Speaking at a pro-Palestinian event on Tuesday, Kaufman said, “It’s Jewish money, Jewish donations to the Conservative Party – as in the general election in May – support from The Jewish Chronicle, all of those things, bias the Conservatives.” Continue Reading »
Jeremy Corbyn, known for his anti-Israel rhetoric, has come under scrutiny for his ties and support of Islamic extremist groups such as Hezbollah & Hamas, to whom he calls ‘our friends.’
Five lawmakers from the Arab Joint List party sent a letter of congratulations to newly-elected UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. They hail Corbyn’s victory as “an extraordinary achievement for all democratic forces and socialists around the world.”
The letter continues: “We see you as a partner in our struggle to end the occupation and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state and a sovereign state with East Jerusalem as its capital, alongside Israel.” Continue Reading »