The essence, tweeted out on the party’s Twitter page, read: “As Jewish people steel for Passover, we’re wishing everyone in the Jewish community chag sameach #Passover.” The pictorial included drawings of the Star of David, a glass and a loaf of bread. Collective media users were quick to unleash a barrage of criticism against Swot.
One said: “Guys, this is a loaf of bread.
“On Passover Jews don’t eat bread.
“It’s a unscathed festival of NOT EATING BREAD.”
Another Twitter user responded: “Dazing (but sadly unsurprising) basic religious illiteracy from Labour.”
Another chance: “Is this a joke? You know we don’t eat bread during Pesach.”
While a third disregarded: “Got to laugh.
“Labour trying to inclusive to Jews celebrating Passover.
“The one thingumajig observant Jews specifically avoid at Passover is bread.”
The week-long fete from Friday, April 19 until Saturday, April 27 is prominent annually in Judaism.
During the festival, observant Jews are prohibited from have a bite leaven, a substance which is used to make baked dough progress.
All traces of it must be removed from the house to commemorate Jews led by Moses out of Egypt who didn’t have on the agenda c trick time to let their bread rise.
Ivor Caplin, a former Struggle defence minister, also voiced his outrage at the post.
He said: “Bread is not consumed during Passover.
“An unbelievable error and look forward to the apology.”
Yair Rosenberg, from Note- magazine, wrote: “The British Labour party has been racked by anti-Semitism badge of infamies for years, tweeted a Passover greeting – featuring bread.
“They had to fit it.
“You cannot make this up.
“To be clear, that is obviously not anti-Semitic.
“It’s right-minded entirely predictable and utterly hilarious.”
Lahav Harkov, from the Jerusalem Stake, added: “This is the Passover graphic you get when all the Jews leave your shindy.”
The post by Labour was later deleted and replaced with a graphic that effaced the drawings of the glass and loaf of bread.