Anti-Semitism

When did British voters start rewarding anti-Semitism?

11 June 2017 9:45

One of the interesting things about ‘diversity’ is that it allows almost anything to happen. Consider Naz Shah, the MP…

Anti-Semitism is alive and well

30 April 2017 9:00

As the size of Nelson Mandela’s cell on Robben Island still haunts me, I had always rejected the idea of…

Jewish students are turning their backs on British universities. Who can blame them?

26 April 2017 14:30

Universities up and down the land are clambering to recruit students in time for the start of the new academic…

The Labour party has become institutionally anti-Semitic

5 April 2017 13:26

Listen to Douglas Murray and James Forsyth debating Ken Livingstone’s non-expulsion: In the past, Labour has been quick to take…

In defence of Ken Livingstone

5 April 2017 10:09

Listen to Douglas Murray and James Forsyth debating Ken Livingstone’s non-expulsion: We never loved each other, Ken Livingstone and I.…

Where is the evidence that Donald Trump is an anti-Semite?

2 March 2017 11:49

Several months ago, after his election victory, I asked for any proof that Donald Trump is – as some of…

The truth behind Germany’s ‘Mein Kampf’ sales boom

5 January 2017 15:47

A dead white man called Adolf Hitler has sold nearly 100,000 copies of his memoir, Mein Kampf, since a new edition was…

The troubling truth is that anti-Semitism in Britain is alive and well

6 November 2016 15:30

Growing up as a Jew in England, I’ve always felt proud of my heritage. The ugly spectre of anti-Semitism seemed…

Jeremy Corbyn makes an impression at Labour’s ‘Friends of Israel’ bash

28 September 2016 7:33

Has Jeremy Corbyn turned over a new leaf? This time last year at the Labour Friends of Israel reception, the…

Labour’s anti-Semitism problem compared to ‘an over-whipped soufflé’

26 September 2016 10:04

Although reports and actions in the past year have suggested that Corbyn’s Labour might just have a problem when it…

Labour’s dirty laundry aired as Jeremy Corbyn speaks at anti-Semitism select committee

4 July 2016 19:03

Last week Labour’s own inquiry into anti-Semitism in the party descended into chaos after Jeremy Corbyn managed to spark a new anti-Semitism row…

Jeremy Corbyn’s Israel comments prompt a fresh outbreak of Labour civil war

30 June 2016 16:45

On a day when the Conservative party leadership has been thrown into disarray, there ought to be an opportunity for Labour…

Jeremy Corbyn sparks anti-Semitism row… at Labour’s anti-Semitism inquiry press conference

30 June 2016 12:52

Given that Jeremy Corbyn set-up Labour’s anti-Semitism inquiry to examine the extent of the problem in the party, he will…

Chuka Umunna turns on Ken Livingstone at anti-Semitism hearing: ‘you’ll be remembered as a pin-up for prejudice’

14 June 2016 17:20

It’s been over a month since Ken Livingstone found himself suspended from the Labour party over his claim that Hitler…

Exclusive: Corbyn’s Momentum comrade suspended from Labour over blog on Ken Livingstone’s ‘unjustified suspension’

5 June 2016 20:49

After the recent local elections, John McDonnell put Labour’s ‘better-than-expected’ results in part down to the efforts of Momentum activists.…

Are there any Jews who still support Labour?

4 May 2016 11:10

Many years ago, sometime in the last century (how worldly I feel writing that!) I was at the launch party…

I know who I’m supporting in the Corbyn-Hodge leadership contest

3 May 2016 19:27

Christ help us – Corbyn or Hodge! I think, given the choice, I’m pretty firmly with Jezza. One deranged bien-pensant…

Britain’s Christian culture has risen above the recent religious brawl

3 May 2016 16:05

Our political culture contains some tension between Jews and Muslims. And some secular anti-Semitism, particularly on the left, and some…

Have Hamas declared their support for Jeremy Corbyn?

3 May 2016 15:30

It’s less than 48 hours until the polls open for the local elections and following last week’s anti-Semitism media-storm, Corbyn…

Zero tolerance for anti-Zionists? The right is now as PC as the left

3 May 2016 12:47

So now we know: the right and the respectable left are just as good at PC purges as potty, radical…

Diane Abbott says it is smear to say Labour has a problem with anti-Semitism

1 May 2016 12:35

Labour might have hoped that the announcement of an independent inquiry into the issue of anti-Semitism in the party would…

The battle for Labour’s soul

30 April 2016 10:18

Normally, when we talk about a party being in ‘crisis’ we are really referring to a policy dispute or a…

‘Labour at war’: Papers make miserable reading for Corbyn as Ken row rumbles on

29 April 2016 8:10

The Labour party knew that the row over Ken Livingstone’s suspension was not going to disappear overnight. And this morning’s…

Labour’s anti-Semitism problem stems from its grassroots

28 April 2016 20:03

If I were the Conservative party I’d be getting worried: Labour’s implosion is happening too fast. At this rate they…

Today in audio: Ken’s day to forget

28 April 2016 17:29

Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour party after plonking himself firmly at the centre of the anti-Semitism row…