Anti-Semitism

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…

Labour can’t tackle anti-Semitism under Corbyn

29 March 2018 13:22

The Labour Party brings to mind any number of Yiddish expressions — most of them involving the performance of lavatorial…

Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-Semitism response backfires

29 March 2018 12:05

As MPs go into the Easter recess, Jeremy Corbyn is rounding up one of his worst weeks as leader yet.…

The unspoken cause of Labour’s anti-Semitism problem

29 March 2018 11:14

There is another cause of Labour’s anti-Semitism. It is not just that Israel is seen as the last vestige of…

Labour’s anti-Semitism problem is nothing new

26 March 2018 17:25

We may be witnessing a #MeToo moment in Labour anti-Semitism. Britain’s Jews, so damn accommodating and willing to extend the…

Anti-Semitism fatigue is now a normal part of British politics

9 March 2018 15:12

How did it come to this? Here we are, in 2018, in modern, democratic, fair-minded Britain, and what happens when…

France’s Jewish population has good reason to feel afraid

2 February 2018 11:49

In January 2016, Nicolas Sarkozy was honoured by British Jews at a ceremony in London. The former French president was…

Watch: Andrew Neil’s Holocaust Educational Trust speech on anti-Semitism and the left

18 October 2017 10:52

With the Labour party currently leading in the polls, it’s easy to think that the party’s problem with anti-Semitism must…

Britain has an anti-Semitism problem. Here are the numbers that prove it

13 September 2017 16:50

A new report on anti-Semitism in Britain makes uncomfortable reading all round. The study, a joint enterprise by the Community…

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…