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May 14, 2020 2:26 pm
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Top UK Jewish Group Urges Facebook’s New Oversight Board to Adopt International Antisemitism Definition

A top UK Jewish organization has formally asked Facebook to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism in order to combat hate...

April 30, 2020 2:24 pm
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Top UK Jewish Groups Blast Labour After MPs Take Part in Online Call With Members Expelled for Antisemitism

Top UK Jewish groups sharply criticized the Labour party on Thursday for failing to live up to its promises to root out antisemitism from its...

April 5, 2020 7:25 pm
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British Jewish Groups Express Cautious Optimism Over New Labour Party Leader’s Pledge to Stamp Out Antisemitism Within the Party

Leading Jewish groups in Britain offered praise over the weekend for the newly-elected leader of the UK Labour party for his pledge to root out...

April 1, 2020 12:26 pm
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Top UK Jewish Group Calls on Post-Corbyn Labour to ‘Work to Repair Itself’ From Antisemitism Scandals

As the UK Labour party gears up to elect a new leader, a top British Jewish organization called on it to work to reconcile with...

March 24, 2020 2:54 pm
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Tributes Pour in After Leading UK Rabbi Dies of Coronavirus

Tributes poured in on Tuesday at the news that a leading UK rabbi had died of coronavirus. Dayan Rabbi Yehuda Yaakov Refson, the senior rabbi of...

March 23, 2020 4:54 pm
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UK Government Amends Emergency Coronavirus Bill to Ensure Jewish and Muslim Burial Practices Are Respected

The British government on Monday amended a bill granting emergency powers to combat the coronavirus pandemic so as to safeguard religious burial practices, drawing praise...

March 22, 2020 7:57 pm
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Leading UK Jewish Group Expresses Concern Coronavirus Bill Will Violate Jewish Burial Laws

A leading UK Jewish organization expressed concern on Sunday about a proposed bill granting the government emergency powers to fight the coronavirus, fearing it will...

January 12, 2020 8:55 pm
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Top UK Jewish Group Issues ‘Ten Pledges’ Labour Party Must Take to Regain Trust of British Jews

Britain's leading Jewish group announced on Sunday that it was issuing “Ten Pledges” the UK Labour party must take if it is to regain the...

November 6, 2019 12:38 pm
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UK Jewish Groups Say Decision to Block Labour MP Accused of Antisemitism From Running for Election Is ‘Not Enough’

Top UK Jewish groups are demanding the Labour party expel a far-left member after he was prevented from running for a seat in the upcoming...

November 5, 2019 12:04 pm
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Antisemitism Scandals ‘Absolutely Killing’ UK Labour Party, Ex-PM Tony Blair Says

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told a top UK Jewish group on Monday there would be a “complete battle” within the Labour party over...

October 27, 2019 11:10 pm
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Revealed: UK Labour Party’s Corbyn Defended Candidate Who Called Israel ‘Pig,’ Retweeted Antisemitic Article

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the UK Labour party who is widely considered an antisemite, has defended a party candidate who referred to Israel as...

October 23, 2019 1:14 pm
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UK Jewish Groups Condemn Desecration of Synagogue Cemetery

Leading UK Jewish groups on Wednesday condemned the recent desecration of a Jewish cemetery in Rochester, Kent. The vandalism at the Chatham Memorial Synagogue cemetery in...

October 17, 2019 12:14 pm
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British Jewish Groups Lament Labour Antisemitism After Veteran MP Ellman Resigns Over Issue

British Jewish groups weighed in on Thursday after a veteran Labour party MP announced her resignation from the party, citing antisemitism as the reason. Louise Ellman...

October 2, 2019 4:16 pm
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Local UK Labour Party Branch Planning No-Confidence Vote Against Jewish MP on Eve of Yom Kippur

A local UK Labour party branch is planning a no-confidence vote against a Jewish MP on the eve of Yom Kippur. Dame Louise Ellman, the Labour...

Features

New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new...

College Student Works Tirelessly to Help Others During Coronavirus

  JNS.org - Most weeks, Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch is busy juggling a full load of...

World

Texas Holocaust Survivor Celebrates 100th Birthday With Drive-By Car Parade

A Holocaust survivor in Texas was surprised with a parade of drive-by visitors on Sunday in honor of his 100th birthday. A procession of cars and visitors -- who were practicing...

Israel

Israel to Provide Protection for Institutional Tech Investment

Israel approved plans on Tuesday to provide a safety net for institutional investors taking part in late-stage funding rounds by high-tech companies, seeking to encourage them back into a sector...

Middle East

Revered Holy Land Churches Reopen, but Some Restrictions Remain

The Holy Land churches revered as the sites of Jesus' birth and death reopened to worshipers and tourists on Tuesday. Amid lingering pandemic concerns, Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity is capping...

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