British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn faced criticism on Thursday after comments he made were construed as having compared Israel to the Islamic State terrorist organization.
Rabbi Yonatan Abraham, the head of London’s rabbinic court and Vice President of the European Jewish Congress, responded on Saturday night to news that Labour UK candidate Sadiq Khan had been certified winner of London’s mayoral election.
London – Britain’s opposition Labour party has launched an inquiry into how to tackle anti-semitism after suspending former London mayor Ken Livingstone days before it contests elections in London, Scotland and Wales.
Amid a spate of controversies over alleged anti-Semitism by party members, leaders of the UK’s Labour Party have admitted the party has a serious problem and called upon colleagues to confront this danger to Labour’s “soul.”
The Labour Party’s national executive committee has voted to boycott security company G4S, over its links to Israel.