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Understanding Labour’s anti-Semitism problem

With Jeremy Corbyn under intense scrutiny from Jewish leaders, re-read Kieron Monks's piece from earlier this month. Can Labour ever regain the trust of the Jewish community?

By Kieron Monks  

Ken Livingstone has been indefinitely suspended following allegations of anti-semitism. But what comes next for Labour's Jewish problem? Photo: PA

Bangers and mash. Salt and Pepper. Antisemitism and the Labour party.

Barely a week seems to pass without a new iteration of a scandal that has plagued Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership and threatened to tear the party apart.

Labour’s own MP Ruth Smeeth claims that antisemitism has become “normal” in the party. The international Anti-Defamation League has accused of Jeremy Corbyn of “excusing antisemitism.” Prominent Jewish author Howard Jacobsen believes Labour is now an “enemy of the Jews,”…

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