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Posts Tagged: Antisemitism in UK

September 3, 2018 2:36 pm
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British Watchdog Launches Legal Action Against CPS Over Thwarted Bid to Prosecute Antisemitic ‘Al-Quds Day’ March Leader

A British watchdog group has launched judicial review proceedings against the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) after it was blocked from privately prosecuting the leader...

July 25, 2018 7:00 pm
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Number of Antisemitic Incidents in UK Drops Slightly, But Remains Historically High, New Data Shows

The number of antisemitic hate incidents in the UK fell slightly in the first half of 2018, but remained high historically, new data published by...

July 5, 2018 10:44 am
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British Jews Furious With State Prosecution Authority’s Decision to Drop Legal Case Against Islamist Antisemite

Jewish campaigners in the UK are furious with the country's main prosecution authority after it blocked them from pursuing legal proceedings against a notorious Islamist...

June 11, 2018 3:29 pm
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London Police ‘Saw My Wheelchair as Greater Threat Than Hezbollah Terror Flag,’ Jewish Protester at ‘Al-Quds Day’ Rally Says

One of London's top Jewish lawyers brought a howling demonstration of 1,000 hardline antisemites waving Hezbollah flags to a standstill on Sunday -- and he...

April 15, 2018 10:51 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Israel

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

Middle East

Iran Will Defeat Trump Just Like It Did Saddam, Won’t Abandon Missile...

US President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq's Saddam Hussein, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani...

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