UK Labour Official: Secret ‘Israeli Embassy’ Agents Driving Party’s Antisemitism Crisis

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: NEC member Peter Willsman attends a meeting of the National Executive of Britain's Labour Party on September 4, 2018 in London, England. Labour's NEC meet today to vote on whether to adopt the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-semitism. (Photo by Jack …
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Secret Jewish agents operating on behalf of the Israeli Embassy in London are orchestrating the antisemitism crisis engulfing UK Labour, according to Peter Willsman, a leader of the left-wing party’s governing National Executive Committee.

He also alleges the same covert Labour Party members opposed to Jeremy Corbyn instructed 68 rabbis to say that antisemitism within the Labour Party was “widespread and severe.”

LBC Radio in London has aired the sensational claims obtained via a secret recording wherein Mr. Willsman can he heard saying: “It’s almost certain who is behind all this antisemitism against Jeremy. Almost certainly, it was the Israeli embassy.”

“The rich control the papers. The rich control everything else and they know he’s [Corbyn] going to make them pay taxes,” Mr.Willsman also says in his conspiracy theory, although he declines to offer any evidence.

“One of the things about antisemitsm is that they’re using that to whip people up. They use anything. It’s all total lies.”

He then says “off the record” that: “It’s almost certain who is behind all this antisemitism against Jeremy. Almost certainly it was the Israeli embassy.

“They caught somebody in the Labour Party. It turns out they were an agent in the Israeli Embassy. My guess would be, they are the ones whipping it all up.”

He was recorded by Israeli-American author Tuvia Tenenbom after a chance encounter in Oxford.

LBC spoke to Mr Tenenbom yesterday about the meeting: “It was shocking. It was surprising, but that’s the reality.

“He’s a nice guy, he has a great sense of humour, he’s knowledgable. But Like Jeremy Corbyn – I met Jeremy and he’s also a nice guy, very fatherly – but they suffer from a disease of really hating the Jews.”

Mr.Willsman’s claims drew a response from one of those mentioned in the allegations:

A Labour spokesman said the complaint had been noted but declined to offer if any direct action would be taken: “The Labour Party takes all complaints of antisemitism extremely seriously and we are committed to challenging and campaigning against it in all its forms.

“All complaints about antisemitism are fully investigated in line with our rules and procedures and any appropriate disciplinary action is taken.”

UPDATE: The Labour Party announced on Friday morning Mr. Willsman has now been suspended until further notice.

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