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Marcus Dysch

Marcus Dysch is the JC’s Political Editor and Assistant News Editor

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, spoke to the JC at today's Yom HaShoah commemoration
UK News

Khan urges Labour to address antisemitism problem

The Mayor of London stopped short of saying he believed Jeremy Corbyn was the right man to resolve the issue.

Sunday, April 15, 2018
Khan urges Labour to address antisemitism problem
The Mayor, the Chief Rabbi and the Israeli ambassador with survivors (Photo: John Rifkin)
Community News

Defiance is the theme as Yom Hashoah is marked with Hyde Park ceremony

Chief Rabbi calls on European leaders to condemn antisemitism. Sadiq Khan says it is 'completely unacceptable' that Jewish communities should feel unsafe

Sunday, April 15, 2018
Defiance is the theme as Yom Hashoah is marked with Hyde Park ceremony
Thirty-three Barnet Labour members have signed a letter defending Jeremy Corbyn (Photo: Getty Images)
UK News

Board and JLC set date for Corbyn meeting

Jonathan Arkush, Board president, and Jonathan Goldstein, JLC chairman, confirmed that they have arranged a meeting with the Labour leader

Sunday, April 15, 2018
Board and JLC set date for Corbyn meeting
A woman protests against antisemitism in the Labour Party during Sunday's CAA demonstration (Photo: Getty)
Columnists

Beware — divided we will fall

To see the Board of Deputies’ president on national television calling other Jews antisemites must have been as thrilling for Mr Corbyn as it was shocking for the rest of us.

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Beware — divided we will fall
Blogs

Why is kosher food so expensive?

Political Editor Marcus Dysch eschews Westminster for a more important side of Jewish life

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Why is kosher food so expensive?
UK News

Jewish leaders accept offer to meet Jeremy Corbyn

In a joint letter the JLC and the BOD have agreed to meet Mr Corbyn to discuss the issue of antisemitism within the Labour party

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Jewish leaders accept offer to meet Jeremy Corbyn
UK News

Board and JLC set out conditions for Corbyn meeting

Jewish groups demand Labour leader condemns threats to MPs who highlight issue of antisemitism, and that party appoints independent ombudsman to investigate claims of Jew-hatred

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Board and JLC set out conditions for Corbyn meeting
Board of Deputies chief executive Gillian Merron and president Jonathan Arkush meet Jeremy Corbyn in February 2016 (Photo: Board of Deputies)
Columnists

Surely things will have to change now?

What will be the outcome of this week’s fevered actions? I am sorry, but you already know the answer.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Surely things will have to change now?
Jeremy Corbyn (Photo: Getty Images)
Root Department

Corbyn pledges to be community ‘ally’ in fight against antisemitism

The Labour chief has also offered to hold an urgent meeting with Jewish leaders

Monday, March 26, 2018
Corbyn pledges to be community ‘ally’ in fight against antisemitism
Jeremy Corbyn and Labour have been under fire over Facebook-related issues (Photo:PA)
UK News

Labour suspend election candidate

Meanwhile it has been claimed Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, was a member of a second Facebook group which included links to antisemitic material.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Labour suspend election candidate