Jeremy Corbyn has pulled out of a conference where he was due to appear alongside antisemitic cartoonist Carlos Latuff.
The Islington North MP, who is the frontrunner in the race to become Labour leader, confirmed his withdrawal from the event after the JC queried his attendance among seven key questions representing communal fears over his potential leadership.
In direct appeals to American Jewish leaders, US President Barack Obama has warned that Israel would suffer if a nuclear deal with Iran was blocked, while 1a>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged them to fight the deal1b>.
Air France has said it “deeply regrets” omitting Israel from an in-flight map.
The airline was responding to more than a dozen Twitter users who raised the issue after a photo of the map, which labels Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, but not Israel, was posted on social media.
The image was taken late last week by a customer on board an Air France flight.
Following the arson 1a>attack on Palestinian homes in Douma on Friday1b>, IDF forces transferred the Palestinian victims from a hospital in Nablus to the Sheba Medical Center Hospital in Tel Hashomer for medical treatment.