Shlomi Stein


No Ruling on London Mayor’s ‘Nazi’ Jibe

By Shlomi Stein

LONDON — After waiting almost a year to convene disciplinary hearings against Mayor Ken Livingstone, accused of comparing a Jewish reporter to a Nazi “concentration camp guard,” England’s local-government ethics watchdog met for just two days and adjourned this week, leaving the case unresolved.TheRead More


Scandals Topple British Pol With Strong Jewish Ties

By Shlomi Stein

LONDON — It has been a very rough spell for David Blunkett, a top ally of Prime Minister Tony Blair and one of the brightest lights in the Labour Party.Blunkett, who was born blind and poor in 1947, was viewed until recently as a leading contender to become prime minister after Blair steps down in two years. Charismatic and politically savvy, heRead More


ADL Urges Joint Effort Against Right

By Shlomi Stein

LONDON — As a wave of riots swept France this past week, commentators and government officials across Europe were debating furiously whether to view the violence as an explosion of immigrant rage — or as an incipient Islamic rebellion.Police and government officials, joined by many French Jewish leaders, insisted that the violence stemmed fromRead More






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