JEREMY Corbyn sparked recent fury yesterday after leaving Jewish individuals out of a brand new marketing campaign video pledging to defend minorities.
In it his social gathering vows to face up for individuals “if you happen to put on a hijab, turban, cross” and tells them “a Labour authorities will worth you”.
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The Labour chief uploaded the clip, which includes a speech by Shadow Equalities Secretary Daybreak Butler, on Saturday.
However critics rapidly identified that there was “just one group not included” and described the omission of Jewish individuals as “extraordinary”.
Daniel Sugarman, public affairs officer for the Board of Deputies of British Jews, stated: “You’re a celebration being investigated by the Equality and Human Rights Fee over claims of institutional anti-Semitism.
“Your newest response is to launch a video assuring just about each different group which faces discrimination that you simply’re right here for them, however not Jews. Refined.”
He added: “Why not simply finish off with a postscript studying ‘not you, Jews’?”
Mr Corbyn insisted that he “values” and “thanks” Jews for the “unimaginable contribution” they make to British life.
And he admitted he ought to have acted a lot quicker to stamp out anti-Semitism inside his social gathering.
He advised Sky: “I wanted our social gathering had acted on it extra quickly on the very starting and handled it at that time.”
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Requested if he wished to apologize to Jews, he stated: “We’ve made it very clear as a celebration we’ve apologised for and remorse any levels of anti-Semitism anybody’s suffered. I’ve made that clear.”
He insisted: “I pose no menace to any neighborhood by any means on this nation.
There is no such thing as a place anyplace for anti-Semitism in our society ever.”
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