Board of Deputies of British Jews: UKIP has “embraced” racists and extremists

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UKIP!)

More strong reaction to Nigel Farage’s decision to ally with a far-right party in the EU.

This time the Board of Deputies of British Jews – no bleeding-heart lefties by any means – have issued a statement accusing UKIP of embracing racists and extremists.

Here’s the Board of Deputies’ full statement:

Board of Deputies of British Jews Statement on UKIP and the EFDD

Board Vice President Jonathan Arkush said: “The Board is gravely concerned by reports that UKIP may sit in the same parliamentary grouping as a far-right Polish MEP in a bid save its funding.  Robert Iwaszkiewicz belongs to an extremist party whose leader has a history of Holocaust denial, racist remarks and misogynistic comments.  He belongs to the far-right Polish JKM, led by Janusz Korwin-Mikke who has reportedly called into question the right of women to have the vote.

“Furthermore, we…

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