The Liberal Democrats suspended the House of Lords member days after she hosted an event that reportedly featured anti-Semitic statements and comparisons of Israel to Islamic terrorists.
The Jewish community's umbrella group called for the Liberal Democrat party to dismiss House of Lords member Jenny Tonge, who had said in 2012 that Israel would eventually disappear.
By Ben Harris
British peer Jenny Tonge resigned as party whip of the Liberal Democrats after saying that Israel would not survive for long in its present form. More ▸
By Marcy Oster
A British lawmaker was removed from a party position after calling on Israel to look into claims that its rescue team in Haiti harvested victims’ organs. More ▸