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Britain’s Labour Party: No home for Jews?

By: Haxie MEYERS-BELKIN Follow | Julien SAUVAGET
1 min

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party is gearing up for its annual conference. This past summer has been dominated by toxic allegations of anti-Semitism at all levels in the party, with some saying a government led by Jeremy Corbyn would pose an “existential threat” to British Jews.

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Labour's ruling committee has just decided to double the size of the disciplinary body in charge of dealing with anti-Semitism claims… but just how much damage has already been done? And is there really as much anti-Semitism within the Labour Party as the headlines would have us believe? Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Julien Sauvaget meet the left-wing Jews most affected by the crisis.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.

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