There is a very instructive article on Labour’s supposed anti-semitism, which has long been a trumped up charge in my view. It is written by Jonathan Rosenhead, Emeritus Professor of Operational Research at the London School of Economics, and also Chair of the British Committee for the Universities of Palestine. So I suppose suspicions might arise.
Even worse, the author just happens to be Jewish.
The state of Israel is on record as suggesting that anti Israel views should be considered anti-semitism.
The article in ‘Open Democracy’ is well worth reading, but perhaps the most illuminating sentence is:
“The Israelis had every reason to wish for a short tenure for the first major party leader in a developed country to have a record of supporting Palestinian rights.”
Indeed I understand that the Guardian has now deleted the online publication of a letter from 100 Jewish people, including Naom Chomsky and Norman Finklestein, supporting Chris Williamson, MP, following a simple complaint from the Board of Deputies of British Jews.
This really seems unfathomably bizarre.
Conspiracy theory it may be, but there is not much alternative when the media is giving so much publicity to supposed anti-semitism in the party of opposition.
Yet when Sayeeda Warsi who has been long campaigning without recognition about the obvious Islamophobia in the party of government, the Conservative Party, you begin to see how the media moulds the process…..