Eye On #Antisemitism
5 min readSep 14, 2020

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Why the British Labour Party is still a danger for Jews

the promise of fighting antisemitism under a seemingly new Labour leader Keir Starmer. Out with the old Marxist guard and in with the new rather middle class educated socialist of Keir.

The British Labour Party, and the promise of fighting antisemitism from a previous leadership was the rallying cry of the new Labour leader Keir Starmer. It didn’t take long for the media to praise his new stance. In the first few weeks we saw the removal of Rebecca Long-Bailey for comments that she made and the popular press praising Starmer for acting decisively and quickly, along with left-leaning Jewish groups who believed that replacing the old leadership would make the Jewish community feel safer.

Keir, a supporter of his local constituency group CADFA, a Palestinian advocacy movement and his support and role for Labour friends of Palestine, it’s still undoubtedly clear that Labours priorities are not for the British people and not in any way for Jews and those in Israel.

For the working-class they believe there hasn’t been a political party worthy of a vote other than the Labour Party, and for Jews whose natural home of Labour became toxic under Jeremy Corbyn with antisemitic narratives from his supporters and…

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Eye On #Antisemitism

Ambrosine Shitrit Monitoring #antisemitism 2008 twitter @antisemitismeye contact Ambrosine Shitrit