Rabbi goes to police following personal and family threats for issuing pro-Corbyn letter

UEJ Rabbi Mayer and family threatened in attempt to force withdrawal of letter in support of Labour leader

Rabbi Mayer Weinberger has been forced to contact police after receiving threats over a letter he signed on behalf of Orthodox Jewish organisation United European Jews (UEJ).

A spokesperson for the Rabbi has confirmed that he received chilling threats of harm to himself and his family if he did not withdraw and repudiate the letter, which supports and thanks Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for his “numerous acts of solidarity with the Jewish community”.

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Part of the chilling threat to Rabbi Weinberger

Rather than withdraw the letter, Rabbi Weinberger has contacted his local police force.