Anti-Semitism

Labour MPs are conferring legitimacy on anti-Semitism

9 September 2018 11:10

Former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has been roughed up enough lately and I am loath to add to the calumnies…

Why Britain’s Jews look to France with fear

6 September 2018 11:51

The Jewish New Year begins on Sunday and to mark the festival of Rosh Hashanah, Emmanuel Macron visited the Grand…

Labour NEC results: when will Corbyn’s opponents accept it’s over?

3 September 2018 17:40

It is quite clear what today’s NEC results mean for the Corbynites in the Labour Party: they’ve consolidated their control…

Anti-Semitism and the far left: a brief history

31 August 2018 16:51

Why does Jeremy Corbyn show such disdain for the mainstream Jewish community? Why does he prefer to associate with terrorist…

The shameful double standards of the Corbyn crew

16 August 2018 16:57

Imagine if there existed a photograph of Boris Johnson next to a man whose associates subsequently axed to death four…

Jeremy Corbyn’s not an anti-Semite, he’s just very unlucky

15 August 2018 13:41

Can you be sure, dear reader, you haven’t inadvertently indulged lately in a spot of Holocaust denial? A little light…

The old left and the new anti-Semitism

8 August 2018 14:18

This  is the English version of a piece of mine that was first published in DIE WELT on 4 August…

Jeremy Corbyn and the cynical tactics of the left

7 August 2018 17:05

It is August, so perhaps it is inevitable that parts of the left are getting somewhat over-heated. But it can’t…

The Labour party is no longer a place for a Jew

3 August 2018 12:53

As I’m writing this, I can’t stop thinking about my sixteen year old self: a naïve, optimistic teenager who had…

Has Jeremy Corbyn got anything he wants to tell us?

31 July 2018 18:40

Labour’s anti-Semitism row reached boiling point this week thanks to a leaked recording from a meeting of the party’s National…

Is it wrong to criticise Israel?

27 July 2018 10:54

The Labour Party’s tangles over anti-Semitism and Zionism raise basic questions about Western values that are routinely ignored. But sometimes…

It isn’t anti-Semitic to say the creation of Israel was a mistake

23 July 2018 11:56

You don’t have to read too much of the tweets and other comments directed at Margaret Hodge and other Jewish…

Sunday Shows Roundup: Dominic Raab – Brexit deal should be agreed ‘in October’

22 July 2018 16:54

The House of Commons breaks for recess on Tuesday, and accordingly the Sunday shows will be taking a break. For…

The zeal of a pro-Corbyn Jewish convert

23 May 2018 13:08

When Jeremy Corbyn attended a Passover dinner hosted by Jewdas, it was the first that many Jews had even heard of this…

Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘positive and constructive’ anti-Semitism meeting

25 April 2018 8:43

Oh dear. On Tuesday evening, Jeremy Corbyn met with Jewish leaders to discuss his party’s anti-Semitism problem. The meeting didn’t…

Unlike Labour, the Tories would never survive an anti-Semitism scandal

18 April 2018 12:29

Yesterday, Parliament debated anti-Semitism. It is hard to get over the oddness of the situation. It is 150 years ago…

Jeremy Corbyn still manages to surprise at anti-Semitism debate

18 April 2018 9:21

Labour’s anti-Semitism problem has been going on for so long now that what would once be seen as a disturbing…

Karl Marx’s sinister legacy of anti-Semitism

4 April 2018 8:40

When I lived in the Soviet Union in my early twenties, I developed a personal hostility to socialism. I saw the…

The left’s anti-Semitism blindspot

3 April 2018 13:43

None of this is normal. It’s important that we cling to that. It’s not normal that British Jews are forced…

Jeremy Corbyn and the far left’s anti-Semitism doublespeak

3 April 2018 13:06

The supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are meant to comprise the most cultish movement British politics has seen. Yet on the…

The political similarities between Erdogan and Corbyn

2 April 2018 12:11

Jeremy Corbyn’s loyalists might howl at the suggestion that his style is similar to President Erdogan’s. But they would do…

Watch: Andrew Neil’s beginner’s guide to anti-Semitism

1 April 2018 14:30

A Times/YouGov poll at the weekend found that nearly eight out of ten Labour members believe that accusations of anti-Semitism…

Why Primo Levi’s warning about the young forgetting the holocaust resonates now

30 March 2018 14:00

One of the most thought-provoking pieces in The Spectator this week is from Alastair Thomas on why his generation don’t…

For today’s young, the holocaust is ancient history – which poses huge danger

30 March 2018 13:55

The first news about the Nazi annihilation camps began to spread in the crucial year of 1942. They were vague…

The Spectator Podcast: How to Rig an Election

29 March 2018 15:12

On this week’s episode, we discuss how elections across the world have been taken advantage of to give more power…