Rabbi Mirvis doesn’t speak for me, but that doesn’t mean he’s wrong about Jeremy Corbyn

I believe the fears he represents are exaggerated, and British Jews have no sound cause for the remotest concern about a Corbyn government – but not for a moment do I doubt their sincerity

Matthew Norman
Tuesday 26 November 2019 19:53
Jeremy Corbyn ‘unfit for office’ over handling of Labour antisemitism, says Chief Rabbi

We Jews, begging pardon for the racial stereotyping, are a disputatious people.

You may know the tale of the orthodox Jewish fella shipwrecked for a dozen years on a desert island, when a royal navy frigate spots him waving frantically from the beach. The captain disembarks, and asks about the ramshackle building the guy has lovingly constructed from palm-tree branches. “That’s the synagogue.”

“I see. But Mr Goldstein, and forgive the curiosity, what’s that virtually identical building over there?”

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