'Sir Keir Starmer has criticised Labour's policy on antisemitism amid a row over the party's strategy for tackling anti-Jewish abuse.
The shadow Brexit secretary said it was "really important" that the party listened to people who have criticised it for refusing to adopt a widely-recognised definition of antisemitism.
He called on his party's leaders to act "sharpish" to change the policy.
It comes after Labour was heavily criticised for saying it would not adopt the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism, which includes a list of examples.
The party omitted four of the examples: accusing Jewish people of being more loyal to Israel than the country they live in, suggesting Israel's existence is racist, holding Israel to a higher standard than other countries, and comparing Israeli polices to those of the Nazis.
The decision was widely criticised by Jewish community groups. In a joint statement, the Jewish Leadership Council and the Board of Deputies of British Jews said it was "impossible to understand why Labour refuses to align itself with this universal definition".
They added: "Its actions only dilute the definition and further erode the existing lack of confidence that British Jews have in their sincerity to tackle antisemitism within the Labour movement."'
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