The consequence of all this is that it is now OK for Labour members to say that Jews were behind the slave trade, and that their living descendants owe some kind of debt as a result. This antisemitic myth has become part of the Left’s conversation about Jews. This is how antisemitism becomes normalised, and how Jews get squeezed out of the Labour Party.
Cross posted from the blog of the CST Ken Livingstone is a left-wing anti-Nazi anti-racist former Mayor of London. David Irving is not, but was briefly famous for having lost a Holocaust […]
Antisemitism is bad for Jews, obviously, but it is also bad for antisemites. It renders them stupid, impotent and unable to overcome their real problems. Arguing that Muslims working to reduce anti-Muslim hatred should not cooperate with Jews who have experience in tackling antisemitism is a perfect example.
None of this proves that Khadim Hussain is an antisemite, but it does prove that he is guilty of spreading at least one conspiracy theory that is rooted in antisemitism: both of itself and within its wider contexts of “Greater Israel” trash talk and blaming Jews, or Zionists, for whatever the latest ill is that befalls Muslims, be it Salman Rushdie, 9/11 or ISIS.
A lot has been written in the British media about antisemitism in the UK Labour Party, but an op-ed written by Dave Rich of the CST masterfully cuts down the core of what the debate […]
Cross posted from the blog of the CST Babar Ahmad is a British jihadi who returned home to the UK last year after being sentenced to 12 and a half years prison […]
Cross posted from the blog of the CST Gerry Downing is an aging Trotskyist from the Socialist Fight organisation who has been expelled, re-admitted to, and now re-expelled from, the Labour Party. Amongst […]
Cross posted from the blog of the CST Last Tuesday (9 February) the Daily Telegraph published an article about the role played by Elliott Management hedge fund, and its founder and President Paul […]
CST’s Antisemitic Incidents Report 2015, published today, demonstrated that 2015 saw the “the third-highest annual total of antisemitic hate incidents in the UK” since such incidents have been recorded (in 1984). Interestingly, CST notes […]
On Friday the Guardian published a lengthy interview by Peter Oborne with Abdul Wahid, a leading British member of the Islamist organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir. The two men appear to be quite friendly. “I have known Wahid for around a decade”, Oborne reveals, and the pair “have dinner occasionally.
Cross posted from the blog of the CST The appearance of Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn MP at a hustings for the Jewish community later this month is likely to focus more […]
As reported recently by the Community Security Trust and Jewish news sites, neo-Nazis are planning a demonstration against “Jewish privilege” in Golders Green, North London, for Saturday, July 4th. What struck some as interesting […]
Cross posted from the blog of the CST One of Britain’s leading Islamist sites, MEMO (Middle East Monitor), has published an article entitled “Antisemitism Is Not Inevitable”. The article is clearly heartfelt, […]
Cross posted from the blog of the CST Sometimes an organisation reveals its true nature by deliberately behaving in a way that others can only interpret as blatantly stupid, crass and offensive. This happened last […]
The Community Security Trust (CST) just published their annual report on antisemitic incidents which shows that “a record number of antisemitic hate incidents were recorded in the UK” in 2014. The 1,168 antisemitic incidents […]
Cross posted from the blog of The CST This Saturday saw George Galloway MP and his wife Gayatri interview Israeli saxophonist Gilad Atzmon on their Russia Today TV show, ‘Sputnik’. The significance […]
Cross posted from The CST July 2014 now joins January 2009 as a month when war between Israel and Hamas caused antisemitism to spew forth across Britain. If this latest round of Middle East violence has now ended, then we may […]
Cross posted from The CST CST wrote last week about the danger of anti-Israel protests in the UK involving or encouraging antisemitism, either by targeting British Jews or by featuring antisemitic language and imagery. […]
Cross posted from the blog of the CST Yesterday’s CST blog (scroll below, or see here) covered allegations by the celebs’ photographer Rankin about movie stars running scared of the power of American “Jewish […]
Cross posted from the blog of the CST [Yesterday’s] Independent carries an interview with celebrity photographer, Rankin. He inadvertently provides a brilliant snapshot of the paradox that underpins so much of today’s antisemitism. Rankin […]