Tuesday 26 March 2019

Former Labour minister Jane Kennedy has quit

Former Labour minister Jane Kennedy has quit the party over the anti-Semitic treatment of Jewish MP Luciana Berger and controversial decision to re-admit Derek Hatton. Kennedy, who served Tony Blair and Gordon Brown before leaving...

Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham tells Board of Deputies that antisemitism needs to be dealt...

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham told a Board of Deputies meeting in Manchester on Sunday that he hoped the Labour Party has finally...

Shock Beth Din departure

Dayan Yonason Abraham has stepped down as Dayan of the London Beth Din. No official reason has been given for his departure on Tuesday. Dayan Gelley,...

Lipman slams Abbot over “no comment” on institutional antisemitism

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott remains steadfast in refusing to comment on a motion passed by her local Labour group rejecting claims of institutional antisemitism in the...

Blatant antisemitic motives by BNP Paribas claimed in €1 Billion lawsuit by Jacob Agam

French bank BNP Paribas, its Chairman Jean Lemierre, CEO Jean Laurent Bonnafé and the bank’s legal representative Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy are the subjects of a lawsuit...

Jewish woman murdered in London

A man is to appear at The Old Bailey on Wednesday charged with the murder of a Jewish woman in north-west London on Shabbat...

We Believe in Israel welcomes UK Government Hezbollah ban

We Believe in Israel welcomes today’s announcement that all of Hezbollah will be banned in UK law because the Home Secretary is “no longer...

Emma breaks new ground at ZF

Emma Bergen has been appointed the first female director of the Zionist Federation. Currently UJIA head of community engagement, Emma takes up her post next month. She succeeds Arieh Miller, who joins the Union of Jewish...

Labour general secretary refuses to publish anti-Semitic data at “stormy” PLP meeting

The Labour Party is again embroiled in a bitter row over its inadequacy in tackling anti-Semitism within its ranks. Labour MPs unanimously passed a motion urging the party leadership to do...

Labour treats Jewish community with contempt says BoD President

Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl has accused the Labour Party of treating the Jewish community with contempt. The scathing assessment came after...

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