It is wrong to say that there is no antisemitism in the Labour Party, and that this current crisis is a storm, manufactured by Jews, to silence criticism of Israel and to benefit the Tories. These are not random bad apples in a Labour barrel. They are important because they are manifestations of a way that many people, including the leader, thinks about Israel and the Jews who relate to Israel.
This is cross posted by Mark Gardner at the blog of the CST The suggestion by Paul Flynn MP (Labour, Newport West), that Britain ought not to have a Jew as Ambassador to […]
On a political culture which tolerates accusations that British Jews aren’t sufficiently loyal to UK
Paul Flynn accused the British Ambassador of being incapable of doing his job properly because of dual loyalties – a classic anti-Semitic trope, as is Flynn’s additional assertion – according to the JC – that Mr Gould does not have the required “roots in the UK”.