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Jeremy Corbyn speaks out on the Gaza killings

A message from Jeremy Corbyn about the massacres in Gaza was read out at the London demonstration outside Downing Street yesterday, 8th April. Here is the report in the Independent. […]

Labour needs to push back

David Rosenberg argues that the fightback against racism can be spearheaded on 3rd May by electing committed anti-racists and anti-fascists as councillors, from a Labour Party that has unequivocally positioned itself, under its current leadership, as an anti-austerity party. […]

Standing up for Jeremy!

Annie Cohen stood for the post of President of the Union of Jewish Students last year.

Here she writes in Forward, the American Jewish online newspaper, about why she, and so many others, are suporting Jeremy Corbyn. […]

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.” […]

A JVL-inspired comment on antisemitism and the Labour Party

Richard Kuper, a member of the JVL Steering Group, was invited to appear in a personal capacity on The Real News Network, a non-profit, viewer-supported daily video-news and documentary service operating out of Baltimore and Toronto.

In this interview he discusses issues relating to Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party, antisemitism and more. […]

Support Glyn Secker against his outrageous suspension – suggested motions

A draft model resolution from JVL: “Emergency Motion: Rescind suspension of secretary of Jewish Voice for Labour”.

Plus reports of other resolutions adopted on Glyn Secker’s suspension, Labour’s disciplinary procedures, and the need for the urgent implementation of the recommendations of the Chakrabarti Report. […]

Clear thinking on criticism of Israel and antisemitism

This Morning Star editorial draws attention to the machinations of the right wing within Labour, including the Jewish Labour Movement, that has resulted in the disgraceful suspension of Glyn Secker, Secretary of Jewish Voice for Labour by the Labour Party’s Disputes Panel. […]

A JVL Statement on the suspension of its Secretary Glyn Secker from the Labour Party – for “antisemitism”!!!

In an extraordinary development, JVL Secretary Glyn Secker, longtime Jewish activist, Executive Committee member and Director of Jews for Justice for Palestinians and captain of the Jewish Boat to Gaza in 2009, has been suspended from membership of the Labour Party. […]

From the archives: The Labour Party’s chequered relationship with Zionism

This article was published in January 2017, before JVL was set up. We’re reprinting it here as a resource.

In it John Newsinger traces the Labour party’s strong commitment to supporting Zionism and how this played out up to the creation of the Israeli state, with a few comments on subsequent developments as criticism of Israel has deepened on the left and pro-Israel forces have responded, increasingly mobilising accusations of antisemitism as a weapon to undermine their opponents. […]

A call to revoke the 2017 Del Singh award

On Wednesday 21 February 2018, Hampstead & Kilburn CLP voed to revoke Labour’s award of the Del Singh prize to the JLM which “defended the illegal blockade of Gaza and the consecutive wars against the trapped population which Del categorically believed to be nothing short of collective punishment and war crimes.” […]