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Smears, evidence and free speech: Breaking the vicious cycle of Labour’s antisemitism rows

September 23, 2019


This article was written for the menschen at Jewdas. The original is here:   For over three years now, Britain’s Labour Party has been engulfed by bitter rows about antisemitism. Previously a marginal issue of interest to a only small section of the party membership and a handful of higher-profile figures, it has become […]

Confusion, conflation and offence in Labour’s antisemitism row

May 11, 2016


The employers of a young pharmacist discover that her surname, Reiner, is not German but Jewish, and a few days later she is fired without explanation. A 19-year-old American soldier is captured with his platoon on the Western front, and, as he is single out by a German officer, a fellow POW remarks, “this guy […]