Germany’s Bank for Social Economy shut down an account belonging to a Jewish peace group, accusing it of anti-Semitism. Meanwhile, it continues to handle an account belonging to the Jewish National Fund — which actively supports dispossession of Bedouin.
Speaking at the Labour party annual conference 2017 in Brighton, a leading Jewish anti-Zionist Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi from the Jewish Labour Movement criticised how oppression and discrimination are so rampant in today’s world. She highlighted key anniversaries relating to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn received his longest and loudest standing ovation at his party’s conference when he called for an “end to the oppression of the Palestinian people” and Israel’s “50-year occupation and illegal settlement expansion.”
Independent Jewish Voices in Britain has produced a great new video explaining the Balfour Declaration, whose 100th anniversary we commemorate next month, and calling on Britain to reckon with the document at last so as to honor Palestinian rights.