In the wake of UK Labour suspending Chris Williamson MP for making remarks that the Parliamentary Labour Party has been “..too apologetic over anti-semitism” we look back to an article published last year as to why Labour has a problem with Anti-Semitism within its ranks from the top down.
Several explanations have been offered to account for the anti-Semitism that plagues sections of the Labour Party. More than one of them might be valid. For example, there is within the Labour Party an element characterized by a visceral rejection of all things Western and capitalist. Since Israel is both of these to some extent, they reject what it stands for, and equate pro-Jewish as pro-Israel.
Read the full article here: The Anti-Semitic Elephant in the room – March 2018