I want Jeremy Corbyn to accept the invitation of the Israeli Labour Partyto attend the Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre, in Israel. I want him to do so in person before Remembrance Sunday 2016 and not to send someone else in his place.
Why is this important?
I believe that the visit is important to stress that the UK Labour Party, whilst it wishes to see a peaceful settlement of issues between the Israeli and Palestinian peoples, is not opposed to the existence of the State of Israel.
Many people in my own family fought (and died) in the war against Nazi Fascism, Mr Corbyn would be honouring their sacrifice by visiting and commemorating the lives of those who suffered at the hands of the Nazis.
I am proud to be a member of the UK Labour Party when I remember the role my party played in…
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