Jeremy Corbyn May Be Gone from Britain’s Labor Party, But Anti-Semitism Continues to Flourish

In his recent biography of King George III, the English historian Andrew Roberts presents a revisionist history of the last monarch to reign over the thirteen colonies—presenting him as a prudent ruler and even going so far as to dispute some of the charges leveled against him in the Declaration of Independence. After discussing his book with Jonathan Tobin, Roberts goes on to address attitudes toward Jews and Israel in contemporary British politics. He makes the case that anti-Semitism in the UK has grown worse since the Israel-hating leftwing firebrand Jeremy Corbyn lost his position as leader of the Labor party. (Video, 45 minutes. The conversation moves to Jewish topics around the 31-minute mark.)

Create a free account to continue reading

Welcome to Mosaic

Create a free account to continue reading and you'll get two months of unlimited access to the best in Jewish thought, culture, and politics

Register

Create a free account to continue reading

Welcome to Mosaic

Create a free account to continue reading and you'll get two months of unlimited access to the best in Jewish thought, culture, and politics

Register

Read more at JNS

More about: American Revolution, Anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn, United Kingdom

Israel Must Choose the Right Friends in Asia

In the past few decades, the Jewish state has vastly expanded its diplomatic, economic, and sometimes military ties with South and East Asia, while doing its best to stay away from the conflicts that divide the countries in the region. Daniel Samet surveys the potential for these relationships, urging Jerusalem to avoid deepening cooperation with China and instead to focus on cultivating further its alliances-in-the-making with China’s competitors:

Create a free account to continue reading

Welcome to Mosaic

Create a free account to continue reading and you'll get two months of unlimited access to the best in Jewish thought, culture, and politics

Register

Create a free account to continue reading

Welcome to Mosaic

Create a free account to continue reading and you'll get two months of unlimited access to the best in Jewish thought, culture, and politics

Register

Read more at Commentary

More about: India, Israel diplomacy, Israel-China relations