Antisemitism

Interview: Beate Klarsfeld

By Igal Avidan, March 17, 2016

Veteran German Nazi-hunter Beate Klarsfeld has attacked the radical-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD), accusing it of inciting hatred of refugees.

On Sunday, the nationalistic, anti-Muslim AfD made unprecedented gains at local elections in three federal states.

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This is about targeting identity of a people: Gove

By Marcus Dysch, March 17, 2016

A large delegation of British Parliamentarians, including Justice Secretary Michael Gove, has attended the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism (ICCA) conference in Berlin.

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Why the Vicki Kirby case made me tweet about antisemitism

By David Schneider, March 17, 2016

The left-leaning comedian recently tweeted his thoughts on antisemitism, offering a six-point “guide” on how to check if you were prone to Jew-hatred or not. Here he explains why he was moved to act

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Jew hate and today’s Left

By David Hirsh, March 17, 2016

Last summer, Jeremy Corbyn swept to power in the Labour Party — in spite of his political support for the anti-peace and antisemitic Hamas and Hezbollah. And it did him no damage when it emerged that he had leapt to the defence of Raed Salah, the blood libeller, and Steven Sizer, the 9/11 conspiracist.

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More Labour pains

March 17, 2016

In any democracy it is important that there is a serious, credible opposition. Just as many Conservatives genuinely rue the collapse of Labour as a serious party of government, so those who care about Israeli democracy should rue the fact that its Israeli sister party is also now light years away from power (albeit for very different reasons).

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Labour’s shame

March 17, 2016

Last summer, as Jeremy Corbyn was gliding serenely towards victory in the Labour leadership election, this newspaper asked him a series of questions about his associations with various antisemites.

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British MPs unveil guide to tackling antisemitism at major Berlin conference

By Marcus Dysch, March 15, 2016

A large delegation of British Parliamentarians, including Justice Secretary Michael Gove, has attended the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism (ICCA) conference in Berlin.

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Jewish students and York University agree over way forward in tackling antisemitism on campus

By Naomi Firsht, March 14, 2016

Jewish students and York University have pledged to tackle antisemitism together.

Members of the university’s Jewish society met university officials last week to discuss their complaints over the performance at York of the play Seven Jewish Children, which has been described as antisemitic.

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Antisemites who hide behind anti-Zionism are guilty of hate speech, says Angela Merkel

By Toby Axelrod, March 14, 2016

Antisemitism masquerading as criticism of Israel must be recognised as pure hate speech, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told an international gathering of more than 100 parliamentarians.

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Labour candidate dumped over ‘Hitler is Zionist God’ comment is elected as local party vice-chair

By Marcus Dysch, March 14, 2016

A former Labour parliamentary candidate who claimed Hitler might be a “Zionist God” and claimed Daesh should attack Israel appears to have been reappointed to a leading position in her local party.

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