The basic idea behind most modern anti-Semitism is that Jews must be up to something. Whatever Jews say and do can’t be taken at face value: they must have some ulterior motive or hidden agenda that needs to be uncovered.
So when Jewish donors give money to political parties, it can’t simply mean that they support that party’s policies, as any non-Jewish donor would; they must be trying to buy support for Israel.
Or when Israel sends rescue teams to countries that have suffered from natural disasters, it can’t simply be to offer humanitarian aid; it must be to steal human organs from the victims of those disasters.
Nowhere is this more apparent than when Jews complain about anti-Semitism in left wing or pro-Palestinian circles. It has become a reflexive response for any such complaints to be dismissed as fake, a manufactured outrage designed to cynically deflect criticism of Israel’s policies.
So when the current Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn hosted the Belgian-based activist Dyab Abou Jahjah in the British Parliament in 2009, Corbyn dismissed complains of antisemitism as “a nonsense.” He ignored the fact that Abou Jahjah had previously posted Holocaust denial cartoons on his website, an offence for which he was eventually convicted and fined by a Dutch court.
Three years later, Corbyn invited Islamic Movement leader Raed Salah to visit him in Parliament, and repeated that invitation even after a British immigration tribunal had found that Salah used the anti-Semitic blood libel in a speech in Jerusalem in 2007...
Monday, March 21, 2016
Corbyn's Labour has become a home for Jew-haters
The far-left has been rife with Jew-haters for two generations now. Since Jeremy Corbyn's takeover of Britain's Labour Party, established Labour has gradually been supplanted by the influx of anti-Semites who feel they have found a political home: