1/ The most chilling thing I’ve heard in relation to #LabourAntiSemitism is from the child of a survivor who told me that her father said that he remembers the same climate of hatred in the 1930s and said, “This is the moment that we should have gotten out the last time.”
2/ I am sure there will be people who lambast me for comparing 21st century Britain to pre-war Europe, so bring it on. But just remember, Jews living across Europe in the 1930s also never thought anything terrible could happen.
3/ Our community has a better understanding of history than @jeremycorbyn ever will. It is he and his followers who need to learn. This is serious.
4/ I seriously hope our friends such as @jk_rowling @mrjamesob and others continue to speak out. I cannot begin to tell you all how much it means.
5/ I also hope that my heroes @TracyAnnO @SussexFriends @GnasherJew @JewishLabour and others keep on speaking out.
.@rabbisacks is one of the greatest religious leaders and thinkers of our generation. It was a privilege to serve as a rabbi under him. He measures his words very carefully, so when he speaks, the world needs to listen. bbc.in/2wu16LJ

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Sep 27, 2018
1/ This is an out and out lie. I was sent an email by @JennieGenSec Jennie Formby following the letter I signed regarding the IHRA definition of antisemitism, along with 67 other Rabbis.
2/ They promised that “The NEC working group will be in contact to discuss this consultation further.” This was on 19th July 2018 and I still haven’t heard back. I don’t expect to.
3/ They think that having adopted the IHRA definition with caveats, they don’t need to bother. They are wrong. #LabourAntisemitism is more than just an issue with their definition of anti-Semitism.
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Sep 11, 2018
1/ I’m feeling a profound mix of emotions. I’m still buzzing from the phenomenally inspiring #RoshHashanah services we had at the @NWESynagogue. But I am trying to take in the mood among some of my congregants and want to genuinely reach out to you.
2/ I did not believe that I would hear my own community members talking about leaving the country they love out of fear from #LabourAntisemitism. I did not think I would hear people tell me they were considering their options if @jeremycorbyn becomes Prime Minister.
3/ But I did. And these were not misinformed, uneducated reactionaries. These were intelligent, successful professionals who have significant ties both personally and professionally to the UK. But they are genuinely going to leave if @UKLabour under #Corbyn gain power.
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