Why fight against Jew-hatred is a key question for working class

Vol. 84/No. 2 - January 20, 2020
Thousands march from Manhattan to Brooklyn Jan. 5 to protest series of attacks on Jews.

NEW YORK — Some 25,000 people marched here against anti-Semitism Jan. 5. The large turnout on short notice reflects the growing interest in finding ways to stand up to anti-Semitism. Members and supporters of the Socialist Workers Party joined the…


Speak out against Jew-hatred after machete attack on Hanukkah in NY!

Vol. 84/No. 1 - January 13, 2020
Some 250 people gather in Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza to condemn anti-Semitic attacks Dec. 31, days after brutal machete assault on Hanukkah celebration in Monsey, New York.

MONSEY, N.Y. — A violent attack at the Rockland County home of Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg during a Hanukkah celebration Dec. 28 seriously injured five people. The attacker barged into the event, held next to the rabbi’s synagogue, with a machete…


Protest Jew-hatred, killings in New Jersey

Working people speak out against Jew-hatred!
Vol. 83/No. 48 - December 30, 2019

The following statement was released Dec. 17 by Seth Galinsky, the Socialist Workers Party’s candidate for New York City public advocate in 2019. We urge all working people, their unions and other working-class organizations to join us in speaking out…


Murders at Jersey City deli were anti-Semitic assault

Vol. 83/No. 48 - December 30, 2019
Above, Jersey City Kosher Supermarket, after two anti-Semitic attackers killed Moshe Deutsch, Leah Mindel Ferencz and Douglas Miguel Rodríguez, from left in the inset.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A murderous attack targeting Jews at the Jersey City Kosher Supermarket left three people dead Dec. 10. Despite the fact that killers David Anderson and Francine Graham charged directly into the deli, opening fire before they…


UK: Workers vote to demand ‘Get out of EU,’ reject Labour anti-Semitism

Vol. 83/No. 48 - December 30, 2019
Jonathan Silberman, right, Communist League parliamentary candidate in Tottenham, speaks with rail guards (conductors) on strike against South Western Railway, Waterloo station Dec. 4.

The ruling Conservative Party won in a landslide in the U.K. parliamentary elections Dec. 12, winning 365 seats against the opposition Labour Party’s 203. The election campaign followed an unrelenting three-year drive by the main capitalist parties to prevent the…


Communist League in UK: ‘Jew-hatred is deadly threat to the working class’

Vol. 83/No. 46 - December 16, 2019
Jonathan Silberman, Communist League candidate for Tottenham in U.K., speaks Dec. 2 at pre-election candidates forum of 40 people at Turkish Cypriot Community Association, along with candidates from Labour, Liberal Democrats and Conservatives. “We need to build an independent working class movement like in the Cuban Revolution,” he said.

LONDON— Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of anti-Semitism makes him “unfit for high office” writes Ephraim Mirvis, the U.K.’s chief rabbi, in the Times of London, weeks before Corbyn faces Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the country’s parliamentary election,…


‘For recognition of Israel and of a Palestinian state’

Vol. 83/No. 44 - December 2, 2019

After Israeli Defense Forces carried out a “surgical” airstrike in Gaza City Nov. 12, killing senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander Baha Abu al-Ata and his wife, the group responded with some 50 hours of retaliatory rocket fire. A dozen more…