On September 28, 2016, Jeremy Corbyn ally and vice-chairperson Momentum, a grassroots movement, Jackie Walker refused to quit her post as demanded by the country’s Organized Jewry over belittling Jewish new religion: Holocaust.
Ms. Walker who has Jewish family roots, irked the powerful Jewish lobby groups by her statement on Holocaust Day event organized by the Labour party. She is accused of insulting the word “Holocaust” by claiming that Jews are not the only people who have been persecuted in the past.
“In terms of Holocaust Day, wouldn’t it be wonderful if Holocaust Day was open to all people who experienced Holocaust?,” she said.
On Wednesday, in a statement, Walker said people ask me to define “antisemitism”. She said she is against all kind of anti-Semitism including UK’s Jew actor David Schneider’s definition.
Walker, a veteran human-rights activist had previously been suspended from the Labour party after posting during a Facebook discussion that Jews were the chief financiers of the sugar and slave trade. She was readmitted to the party after an investigation
On September 24, 2016, UK’s singer, songwriter, musician and blogger Alison Chabloz recited her Holocaust song at a meeting of London Forum at the Grosvenor Hotel (listen below).