Monday 19 July 2021

20 years of Jeremy Corbyn's 'anti-semitism'




18 April 1977, Corbyn organises the defence of the Jewish population in Wood Green from a Neo-Nazi march

8 May 1987, Corbyn succesfully campaigns to stop property developers taking over a Jewish cemetery in Islingon. He was opposed by then council leader, Margaret Hodge.

7 Nov. 1990, Corbyn signs motion condemning the rise of antisemitism, EDM3933

11 Apr. 2000, Corbyn signs motion condemning David Irving for being a Holocaust Denier, EDM634

6 Nov. 2000, Corbyn praises the ‘British Schindler’, Bill Barazetti, for his WW2 kindertransport, EDM1124

28 Jan. 2002, Corbyn signs motion praising football clubs for commemorating Holocaust Day, EDM742

30 Apr. 2002, Corbyn is primary sponsor on motion condemning antisemitism, EDM1233

11 May 2002, Corbyn leads a clean up of Finsbury Park Synagogue after an anti-Semitic attack

23 July 2002, Corbyn condemns attacks on a synagogue in Swansea, EDM169

26 Nov. 2003, Corbyn officially condemns attacks on 2 Istanbul synagogues, EDM 123

16 Dec. 2003, Corbyn signs motion commemorating International Holocaust Day, EDM298

Jan 2004, Corbyn condemns news that anti-Semitic hate crimes had risen for yet another year

21 Jan. 2004, Corbyn condemns the French government’s moves to ban the Jewish Kippa in French Schools, EDM461

26 Feb. 2004, Corbyn signs motion praising Simon Wiesenthal for bringing Nazi perpetrators of the Holocaust to justice, EDM717

8 Sept. 2004, Corbyn co-sponsors a bill expressing fears for the future of the United Synagogue Pension Scheme, EDM1613

11 Oct. 2004, Corbyn condemns arbitrary attacks on civilians in Israel and Palestine, EDM1699

12 Jan. 2005, Corbyn commemorates International Holocaust Day, EDM482

16 June 2005, Corbyn condemns the desecration of a Jewish cemetery in east London, EDM343

11 Jan. 2006, Corbyn commemorates International Holocaust Day, EDM482

,8 Mar. 2006, Corbyn condemns an Iranian Magazine soliciting cartoons about the Holocaust, EDM1774

16 Apr. 2006, Corbyn condemns Bryan Ferry for anti-Semitic remarks, EDM1267

26 June 2006, Corbyn praises British war veterans for their efforts to combat the Holocaust, EDM2414

10 Oct. 2006, Corbyn signs a motion marking the 70th anniversary of Cable Street, EDM2705

14 Nov. 2007, Corbyn co-sponsors a motion lamenting the poverty and social exclusion suffered by East London Jews, EDM27

12 May 2008, Corbyn praises the efforts of the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto during the uprising of 1944, EDM153

27 Oct 2008, Corbyn signs a motion marking the 70th anniversary of the horrors of the holocaust, EDM2350

8 Dec. 2008, Corbyn condemns the Press Complaints Commission for refusing to sanction The Times for antisemitism, EDM173

14 Jan. 2009, Corbyn condemns a wave of recent anti-Semitic incidents, EDM461

27 Jan. 2009, Corbyn signs John Mann’s motion condemning antisemitism on university campuses, EDM605,

26 Feb. 2009, Corbyn signs motion condemning antisemitism on the internet, EDM917

24 Mar. 2009, Corbyn signs motion praising the heroism of British Jews during Holocaust, EDM1175

2 Dec. 2009, Corbyn condemns Iran’s treatment of Jewish minorities in Iran, EDM337

9 Feb. 2010, Corbyn joins in calls for Facebook to do more to fight antisemitism, EDM850

22 Feb 2010, Corbyn co-sponsors a motion calling for Yemen’s Jews to be given refugee status to the UK, EDM891

27 Oct. 2010, Corbyn praises work of late Israeli PM in his pursuit of a 2 state solution, EDM908

27 Jan. 2011, Corbyn co-sponsors motion praising the ‘never again for anyone initiative’, EDM1360

3 Mar. 2011, Corbyn backs motion condemning the anti-Semitic remarks of Dior’s lead fashion designer, EDM1527

14 Mar. 2012, Corbyn condemns the sale of Nazi memorabilia at an auction in Bristol, EDM2870

14 Mar 2012, Corbyn co-sponsors a bill condemning the rise of antisemitism in Lithuania, EDM2866

20 Mar. 2012, Corbyn condemns a terrorist attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse, EDM2899,

12 June 2012, Corbyn co-sponsors a motion condemning anti-Semitic attacks during EURO 2012 in Poland, EDM168,

13 June 2012: Jeremy attacks BBC for cutting Jewish programmes from Its schedule, EDM 195

1 Mar 2013, Corbyn joins a chorus of calls condemning antisemitism in sport, EDM 1133

1 Oct. 2013, Corbyn was one of the few MPs who defended Ralph Miliband from Daily Mail antisemitism

9 Jan 2014, Corbyn praises Holocaust Memorial’s work on antisemitism education EDM 932

22 June 2015, Corbyn condemns a Neo-Nazi rally planned for a Jewish area of London, EDM 165

Sat 4 July 2015, Corbyn co-plans a counter-fascist demo in defence of Jewish residents at Golders Green. The march was re-routed

18 Nov. 2015, Corbyn uses one of his first PMQs to challenge Cameron to do more on antisemitism

9 Oct 2016, Corbyn, close to tears, leads commemoration of the Battle of Cable Street 9 Oct 2016

3 Dec. 2016, Corbyn visits Terezin Concentration Camp to commemorate Holocaust victims

In 2017-19, Corbyn introduces 20 new measures to combat antisemitism in the Labour Party.

original blog on People's Campaign for Corbyn here 


(Thank you Sue Luton for the initial research)