Corbyn’s Failure to Deal With anti-Semitism Roils Already Toxic British Election. LISTEN

This month’s snap election in the United Kingdom has been plagued by allegations that the opposition Labour Party and its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, have turned a blind eye to anti-Semitism. LISTEN FREE

A rally organized by the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism outside the head office of the British opposition Labour Party in London in April, 2018.
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On today's show:

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Host Simon Spungin is joined by Anshel Pfeffer and Esther Solomon to discuss the anti-Semitism allegations that have been levelled against the Labour Party and its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, ahead of the December 12 general election.

Are both sides guilty of conflating anti-Semitism with anti-Zionism?

Was Britain’s chief rabbi right to warn of the dangers of a Corbyn-led government?

Is the incumbent prime minister, Conservative leader Boris Johnson, any better for the United Kingdom’s minorities?

And would Israel have anything to fear if Corbyn is the next occupant of 10 Downing Street?

Recommended related reading from Haaretz.com:

The Real Reason Corbyn's 'Anti-racist' Labour Just Can’t Deal With anti-Semitism

'Anyone but Corbyn': For Britain's Jews, Fear of a Labour Government Is Now Overwhelming

The Contract on Corbyn

Boris Johnson Won't Protect the Jews, Either

There's No Comparison Between Johnson's Crudeness and Corbyn's Conspiratorial anti-Semitism

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