It seems that Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn can no longer brush off continued allegations that the party he leads is rife with anti-Jewish prejudice. Corbyn has repeatedly tried to state that he is anti-racist, but he has failed to accept that many in his party share privately, openly, or on social media anti-semitic or racist views.
He of course should be criticised for lack of clarity on this situation, but the problem isn’t unique to Labour. Anti-Jewish prejudice is rife in British public life. To me, this is old news, brought about by Corbyn’s opponents within Labour in a bid to settle old scores. Meanwhile, the on-going suffering of Jewish communities across Britain will continue to be ignored.