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Remember Cable Street, when the labour movement and Zionists were allies | Mark Regev

It’s 80 years since the famous East End battle, but, as the Chakrabarti report shows, today antisemitism disguised as anti-Zionism infects too much of the left This week we commemorate 80 years since the famous battle of Cable Street, in which the labour Zionist youth movement I grew up in, Habonim, stood shoulder to shoulder with anti-fascists and leftwing demonstrators to prevent the British Union of Fascists from marching into the Jewish East End.
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