Labour MP who made anti-Semitism accusations against Corbyn was funded by Israel lobby

Ruth Smeeth (second from right) meeting Israeli politician Isaac Herzog (third from left) as part of a Labour Friends of Israel delegation [Image: LFI/Twitter].

Ruth Smeeth (second from right) meeting Israeli politician Isaac Herzog (third from left) as part of a Labour Friends of Israel delegation [Image: LFI/Twitter].

For information. As you can see, it seems Labour has more worrying organisations infiltrating the party than Tom Watson’s ‘Trotskyites’:

[A member of] the UK’s Labour Party who played a key role in this year’s manufactured anti-Semitism crisis maintained ties to the Israel lobby once she entered Parliament.

Official records show that Ruth Smeeth was funded by two ultra-wealthy figures from the same pro-Israel organization she once worked for. But these relationships have been overlooked by the British press, which have extensively reported on her allegations of anti-Semitic abuse at the hands of Jeremy Corbyn supporters.

The register for legislators’ financial interests shows that Smeeth declared a donation of £5,000 ($6,200) from Poju Zabludowicz’s company Tamares Real Estates in June last year. She declared a donation worth £2,500 ($3,100) from Trevor Chinn, former chair of the Kwit-Fit chain of motor garages, at the same time.

Zabludowicz is the billionaire property speculator who was once reported to own 40 percent of downtown Las Vegas. He used his wealth, inherited from his Israeli arms dealer father, to establish BICOM, the Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre.

Chinn, who sits on BICOM’s executive committee, has long been a Labour donor, and has funded leadership rivals to left-wing, pro-Palestinian Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Smeeth was BICOM’s director of public affairs and campaigns between late 2005 and mid 2007.

Before she ran for office in May 2010, she joined the Community Security Trust, an anti-Semitism watchdog charity known to have links to Israel’s Mossad spy agency.

Smeeth made headlines in June this year when she walked out of the launch of a report into alleged anti-Semitism in the Labour Party, claiming she had been the victim of bigotry at the event.

The allegations have been exaggerated and weaponized by Corbyn’s political enemies – and in some cases outright fabricated.

In the most high-profile case of fabrication, former BICOM intern Alex Chalmers claimed in February that there was anti-Semitism coming from “a large proportion” of his student Labour club “and the student left in Oxford more generally.”

Source: UK Labour MP Ruth Smeeth was funded by Israel lobby | The Electronic Intifada

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8 thoughts on “Labour MP who made anti-Semitism accusations against Corbyn was funded by Israel lobby

  1. lanzalaco

    hardly surprising as ruth is herself jewish. They are always peddling eternal victim mentality.. every major political leader who now does not bow down to the jewish lobby has these coup attempts while they are still candidates.

  2. lanzalaco

    ironically she is of the same background as me, came to scotland after her family were chased out of russia for making trouble over there as well. But brainwashed to believe its always the other parties fault. You would think with a pattern of being kicked out of every nation in europe, then russia, and lately it will be the USA.. the jewish lobby might twig that their eternal victim mentality is the source of their problems. The reason this never happens is that a percentage including myself do twig, but of course theres nothing to be had from saying things how they are. and we are outcompeted and outpromoted in the jewish community by all the brainwashed zombies

  3. Paul LJ Catlow

    That rings bells. Maybe we could ask Ms Smeeth about her opinions on illegal settlements based on stolen Palestinian land in the West Bank. And ask her about property speculators in the West who have their fingers in that particular pie. Ma’ale Adumim, near Jerusalem, has been described by her benefactor mr Zabludiwicz as “a settlement which is seen as strategically crucial in ensuring Jerusalem remains in Israeli hands.” Guess which London based property consortium has a stake there….

  4. Roland Laycock

    Zionists run the US and do so in the UK people that tell the truth are classed as anti-Semitism, I would put these people on par with Nazis for what they are doing in palestine

  5. johnpreid

    are you saying the fact she has links to Israel undermind the accusation of anti semtisim, she was the victim of it at Corbyns Shami Chakrobarti report

  6. casalealex

    2009 April 24, 16:40 (Friday)


    Current Classification:

    Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Burton Ruth Smeeth (strictly protect) told us April 20 that Brown had intended to announce the elections on May 12, and hold them after a very short (matter of weeks) campaign season. Labour had been “just” 7 points behind the Conservatives in some polls taken right after the G-20 Summit, which other Labour contacts had told us was close to an acceptable standing from which to launch a campaign, but the drop in Labour’s poll numbers following Smeargate forced Brown to abandon his plan,
    a despondent Smeeth said. (Note: This information has not been reported in the press. End note.)

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