ELECTION WATCH: THE JEWISH WOMEN LEADING THE FIGHT AGAINST ANTI-SEMITISM IN BRITAIN, by David Patrikarakos (Tablet)

Dec. 10, 2019

The Labour Party’s Queen Esthers are fighting gales of abuse while hoping to save their island on Thursday from Jeremy Corbyn and his army of anti-Semitic trolls

“…And finally I ask about how anti-Semitism has come to make her feel about her own identity. And once more she smiles; a deep, broad grin. ”I’m a secular Jew. Neither of my husbands were Jewish. I’ve never even done the Jewish festivals. We’ve never been integrated into the Jewish community in any real sense.”

“But can I tell you something?” she asks, smiling still.

“My father tried to make me a Jew and he failed. The family rabbi tried to make me a Jew and he failed. My friends tried to make me a Jew and they failed…it took Jeremy Corbyn to finally succeed in making me a Jew.” She pauses.

“I would laugh,” she continues. “But obviously I have no sense of irony.”…”

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