The Labor Party Has Utterly Betrayed British Jewry

Yesterday, the Jewish Chronicle—the usually restrained, 178-year-old Anglo-Jewish newspaper—published a front-page editorial urging not its regular readers but the general British public to vote against the Labor party in the December elections because of the anti-Semitism that has engulfed it. Tanya Gold, among the many British Jews who have forsaken the party over its hostility toward them, describes the current climate:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, British Jewry, Labor Party (UK)

With Its Threats against Israel, the EU Undermines International Law

The office of the European Union’s president, along with several member states, have made clear that they will consider taking punitive actions against Jerusalem should it go through with plans to extend its sovereignty over parts of the West Bank. In the assessment of EU diplomats, Israel has no legitimate claims to land outside the 1949 armistice lines—the so-called “1967 lines”—and any attempt to act as if it does violates the Fourth Geneva Convention. But, to David Wurmser, this entire argument is based on a poor reading of the law:

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