Can the community still puttheir faith in centre-left politicians?
barely withstand scrutiny. Indeed, his failure to even acknowledge Israel by name at the recent Labour Friends of Israel fringe confirms a deep seated antipathy which has now been transplanted lock, stock and barrel to the very top of the Labour Party.
For now, I expect my Labour friends to stay and fight, despite the increasing discomfort that seems likely to accompany every Corbyn foray into Middle Eastern politics.
For some committed socialists — a more than respectable position within the Jewish community, with a proud tradition —there is nowhere else to go. If you think Rebuilt: But do Corbyn and Farron convince?