Ukip expels senior official over 'antisemitic abuse' at Christmas party

By Sandy Rashty, April 1, 2016

Ukip’s London chairman has been kicked out of the party after he allegedly shouted antisemitic slurs at a fellow member, the JC can reveal.

John Hellings is understood to have called one-time parliamentary candidate Nigel Sussman a “north London Jewish c***” at a Ukip Christmas party last December.


Government investigates Islamic school over antisemitic leaflet

By JC Reporter, April 1, 2016

The Department of Education is investigating a school accused of promoting antisemitism and Islamic extremism.

The Islamic Tarbiyah Academy in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, is said to have used a leaflet quoting the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, the antisemitic forgery which claims Jews are involved in a global conspiracy.

An investigation by Sky News uncovered the leaflet at the school.


Bernard-Henri Lévy: 'Those who hate me, it is their problem'

By Martin Bright, March 31, 2016

Bernard-Henri Lévy sits in the library of Maida Vale's magnificent Victorian Sephardi Synagogue waiting to deliver a talk on his latest book, L'Esprit du Judaisme, a celebration of Jewish thought.


More Labour suspensions

March 31, 2016

Three more figures were this week suspended from Labour over allegations of antisemitism. The party acted against Bradford's former Lord Mayor Khadim Hussain, and activists Bob Campbell and Scott Nelson.


Suspended Labour councillor speaks out over anti-Israel remarks

By Sandy Rashty, March 29, 2016

Bradford's former Lord Mayor Khadim Hussain has spoken out after he was suspended from the Labour party over a series of offensive comments on social media – including a remark that implied Israel was secretly arming terrorist-group Daesh.


Corbyn urged to expel party member who posted anti-Israel comments on Facebook

By Charlotte Oliver, March 27, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn has been urged to expel a Momentum activist from the Labour Party, after he posted anti-Israel comments online.

Bob Campbell, from Middlesborough, was suspended from the party pending investigation, following statements he made on Facebook, suggesting that Mossad was behind Daesh.


Former archbishop compares antisemitism on campuses to Nazi Germany

By Charlotte Oliver, March 27, 2016

A former Archbishop of Canterbury has compared antisemitism on campuses to Nazi Germany.

Rowan Williams told the Sunday Times that there were “worrying echoes” of Nazi Germany occurring today at British universities.

He said there were still cases where “people ascribe both a sort of collective guilt to Jewish people and a sinister kind of backstairs power”.


What that interview revealed about the left

By Dave Rich, March 23, 2016

This week, Lord Levy warned that, unless the Labour leadership gives "a clear and unequivocal message" that antisemitism "in any form" would not be tolerated, he might have to leave the Labour Party.


I will leave Labour unless it stands up to antisemitism, says Lord Levy

By Josh Jackman, March 21, 2016

A Labour peer has warned he may leave the party unless its leadership sends out “a clear and unequivocal message” opposing antisemitism.


Second Oxford University Labour Club officer resigns

By Naomi Firsht, March 20, 2016

The Oxford University Labour Club has been dealt another blow after a second officer quit, accusing the club of being discriminatory.

OULC disabilities officer Brahma Mohanty has resigned, claiming the club forced members to “subscribe to a radical ideology of division and isolation”.