May 20, 2019

UK Labour Party Tweets ‘Happy Passover’ Photo of Leavened Bread

Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

Britain’s Labour Party, which has been plagued by scandals of anti-Semitism under party leader Jeremy Corbyn, tweeted out a photo wishing Jews a “Happy Passover” that included a loaf of leavened bread in it.

Tablet’s Yair Rosenberg tweeted that the Labour Party account had deleted the graphic and replaced it with a different one:

The Labour Party was roundly mocked for the graphic on Twitter:

At least nine Labour members have quit the party, stating that anti-Semitism had become too pervasive under Corbyn.