________________________

Statement of Principles:

________________________

It could have been a whole lot worse!

The Jewish Chronicle has recognised our existence! Forget the errors and distortions in the article and praise the Lord […]

The destablisation of Labour – and how to resist

Paul Mason has written a valuable article in the New Statesman that makes sense of the attacks on Jeremy Corbyn in terms of a wider agenda […]

A report from the Jewdas seder

Jonah Lipton is a social anthropologist and resident of Hackney, where he experiences a diversity of Jewish life.

He writes in a Times of Israel blog post that “On Monday, walking home from a seder in Islington, I told my friends that the only time I’d felt so Jewish was at my barmitzvah.” […]

JVL statement on the massacre in Gaza

JVL statement on the massacre in Gaza

We mourn the deaths of the 16 Palestinians killed and the over fourteen hundred reported wounded by the Israeli Army yesterday, 30th March 2018, when Palestinians’ Land Day coincided with the first day of Passover, our own festival of freedom from oppression. We support the UN Secretary-General’s […]

A time to speak out

A personal statement and analysis by Justin Schlosberg, activist and media expert. A short letter to the Guardian was not published, so this longer piece was produced for the Medium website. The author discusses how reasoned discussion – and effective action against antisemitism – is being hampered by “a climate of hysteria and repression fostered by Westminster, the media, and the right-wing Jewish lobby”. […]

Corbyn’s ultimate sin according to the Jewish Chronicle!

You’d think the central message of Jeremy Corbyn’s long interview with Jewish News was the fact that he “heaped praise on JVL”. While gratified to have had a passing mention, we thought the central message was Jeremy’s total commitment to fighting antisemitism. […]

Campaign for Labour Party Democracy statement

The Campaign for Labour Party Democracy (CLPD) stands fully in support of Jeremy Corbyn and against the unjust attacks that are being made on him and the Labour Party. […]

LabourList publishes an article on fighting antisemitism

Joseph Finlay writs: “Yesterday was a tough day to be a British Jew. I should know — I am one. I saw many of my friends posting about Labour and antisemitism and some of them going to the demonstration outside parliament. I know their anger and concern is genuine, and I believe it should be taken seriously, but I believe it is misplaced.” […]

Robert Cohen – blogpost on yesterday’s events

Yesterday’s demonstration outside Parliament against Jeremy Corbyn’s failure to recognise and deal with alleged antisemitism in the Labour Party has become a textbook study in the complexity of the Israel/Palestine debate.

Robert Cohen explains […]

The Morning Star reports on yesterday’s events

JEWISH socialists condemned two large “unrepresentative” Jewish organisations today for their “flimsy accusations” of anti-semitism against Jeremy Corbyn.

A report from Morning Star reporter Lamiat Sabin. […]