Former chief rabbi of UK lambasts Corbyn’s ‘hateful’ words on British Jewry

August 29, 2018 by  
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Former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of UK and The Commonwealth, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks blasted U.K. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn as “an anti-Semite” who supports “racists, terrorists and dealers of hate,” adding that a speech the party leader gave five years ago was the “most offensive statement by a senior British politician since [Conservative parliament member] Enoch Powell’s 1968 ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech.” Read more

Lord Sacks says Jews now hated for their nation State

June 9, 2015 by  
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At a roundtable discussion entitled “Islam and BDS in Europe: A Strategic Threat?”, held today at the 2015 Herzliya Conference, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi Emeritus of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth discussed the issue of new anti-Semitism and its manifestation with the BDS movement, claiming that “Anti-Zionism is the new anti-Semitism” and calling on Europe to support Jews in opposition against this new form of racism. Read more