From Jewish Chronicle: Jeremy Corbyn has spoken of the “incredibly rude people” he encountered as he passed through checkpoints on a  journey from the West Bank city of Jericho to Jerusalem.

But he said that during the same trip – which he said took six hours as a result of having to wait at the checkpoints – he and his wife Laura  Alvarez met “a lot of very nice Palestinian people being very kind to us on the way”.

The ex-Labour leader told an online meeting of activists on Saturday that he had made a total of nine separate visits to “Israel and Palestine”.

He said: “I have got vivid memories once of Laura and I trying to travel from Jericho to Jerusalem. CLICK on here to read more.

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