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Posts Tagged: Antisemitism in UK

April 15, 2018 10:51 am

British Jewish Leaders Urge Corbyn to Defend Labour MPs Combating Antisemitism in Party

Two top British Jewish leaders urged Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday to protect Labour lawmakers who are fighting against antisemitism in the party. In a Guardian op-ed,...

October 17, 2017 3:40 pm

Well-Known British White Supremacist Reveals His Homosexuality, Jewish Heritage, Renounces Far-Right, Neo-Nazi Ideology

A well-known British white supremacist revealed in an interview aired by Channel 4 on Tuesday that he was gay and of Jewish heritage and renounced...

May 30, 2017 11:07 am

British Jewish Journalist Trolled Online by Corbyn Supporters, Called ‘Zionist Shill’ After Flummoxing UK Labour Leader in Radio Interview

A British Jewish journalist is being trolled online following a BBC radio interview on Tuesday in which Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was stumped by...

November 30, 2016 7:41 pm

Animal Rights Activists Deface East London Kosher Slaughterhouse With Antisemitic Graffiti

Animal rights activists scrawled antisemitic graffiti on the walls of a kosher slaughterhouse in east London during a protest last week, the UK’s Jewish Chronicle...

November 4, 2016 5:04 pm

Number of Britons Who Oppose Boycotting Israel Rises by 8 Percent, New Poll Finds

Opposition to the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is growing in Great Britain, according to the results of a new survey published on...

October 19, 2016 4:47 pm

British Prime Minister May Calls Out Labour Leader Corbyn: We Must Have Zero Tolerance for Antisemitism

The leader of Britain's Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn must “think very carefully” about antisemitism within his party, British Prime Minister Theresa May declared on Wednesday. May...

October 11, 2016 4:51 pm

New Study: Number of Antisemitic Incidents Targeting London Jews Far Higher Than Official Statistics

A new study that exposed high levels of antisemitism faced by London’s ultra-Orthodox community on a daily basis is “just the tip of the iceberg,”...

October 10, 2016 10:00 am

Briton Arrested Near Manchester for Allegedly Threatening Group of Jews With Ax on Rosh Hashanah

A British man was arrested last week for allegedly threatening a group of Jews while wielding an ax on Rosh Hashanah, the Manchester Evening News...

October 2, 2016 11:03 am

In Rosh Hashanah Greeting, Muslim Mayor Calls London’s Jews ‘Shining Example’ of UK Capital ‘at Its Best’

London’s first-ever Muslim mayor issued a Rosh Hashanah greeting on Sunday, and called the British capital’s Jewish community a “shining example of London at its...

September 19, 2016 3:40 pm

BBC Journalist Mistakenly Taken for Jewish Taunted by British Intellectual Commanding She ‘Get Back in the Oven’

A BBC journalist mistakenly identified as a Jew was told at a recent high-end London event to “get back in the oven,” the Daily Mail...

September 2, 2016 6:06 pm

Jewish Labour MP Ruth Smeeth Gets Police Protection After Receiving Antisemitic Threat

A Jewish member of the British Parliament is receiving police protection following an antisemitic death threat made against her on a social media platform, the...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...


Muslim Leaders Call for International Protection Force for Palestinians

Muslim leaders called on Friday for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinians after dozens of protesters were shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border this...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...