Jenny Tonge, a former Liberal Democat peer, has quit the party after she was suspended over alleged antisemitic comments.
Focusing on employee conduct.
Jeremy Corbyn faced fresh criticism over his handling of antisemitism allegations after Labour’s sister party in Israel said it had had no reply to a letter its leader sent to him a month ago expressing dismay and inviting him to Jerusalem to see the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum.
Jeremy Corbyn will on Tuesday seek to seize back the initiative in Labour’s battle to hold on to key council seats at Thursday’s local elections, after the party was forced to suspend three councillors as the row about antisemitism continued.
The Bradford MP Naz Shah has stepped down as the parliamentary private secretary to the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, over antisemitic Facebook posts.
Israel’s most controversial football team, Beitar Jerusalem, has banned reporters working for the left-leaning newspaper Haaretz from its press box in an increasingly bitter row over reporting of the club’s alleged anti-Arab racism.
UBS is adding staff to its wealth-management business in Israel as a boom in the country’s technology industry turns a growing number of entrepreneurs into millionaires.
Authorities arrested four people in Israel and Florida and revealed a complex securities fraud scheme tied to the computer hacks of JPMorgan and other financial institutions.
The Israeli writer Amos Oz, in his prize-winning memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness, tells how a young girl, Fania, burns with such moral fervour that she cries out against the allure of a pretty painting of a shepherdess that hangs in her home.