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Posts Tagged: Scottish Jews

November 10, 2020 3:54 pm

Jewish Leader in Scotland Warns Amended Hate Crimes Bill Could Protect Holocaust Deniers

A two-word modification in a hate crimes bill currently being discussed by Scotland's parliament could provide a "get out of jail free card" for Holocaust...

December 12, 2016 7:00 pm

Scottish Rabbi Says Family Is ‘Distressed’ After Being Assaulted in Central Edinburgh

A Scottish rabbi and his family were recently assaulted in central Edinburgh, Deadline News reported last week. During a meeting with members of the Scottish Parliament...

June 5, 2015 12:40 pm

Scottish First Minister Decries Levels of Antisemitism in Scotland

The head of Scotland’s government called the level of Scottish antisemitism “unacceptable,” the British Jewish Chronicle reported on Friday. In her first meeting with representatives of...

September 19, 2014 10:07 am

Scottish Independence Rejected, Jewish Fears Averted - Scottish citizens rejected independence from the United Kingdom in a 55-45 percent referendum vote, a result that puts to rest the concerns of...

September 18, 2014 2:09 pm

Scottish Independence Could Escalate Anti-Israel Sentiment, Jews Fear - While Scottish citizens as a whole appear to be evenly divided in their opinions on Scottish independence ahead on Friday's referendum vote,...

September 16, 2014 4:23 pm

Scottish Rabbi, Creator of Jewish Tartan Says Country’s Jews Oppose Independence (INTERVIEW)

Scotland's only local-born rabbi, and the creator of the only official Jewish tartan pattern, believes that, "From the Jewish perspective, we're hoping for a 'no...

September 16, 2014 11:08 am

Days Before Historic Vote, Most Scottish Jews Hesitant About Independence

JTA - Bright blue signs scream "Yes" while red ones urge "No, thanks" in the streets of Scotland's largest city just days before a vote...

January 7, 2014 12:23 pm

Haggis: A Rare Scottish, Jewish Culinary Treat

What is haggis? It has been described in various ways and even classified as fertilizer (!) by customs officials. In fact, it boils down...

August 17, 2012 3:13 pm

Ezra Golombok – Glasgow’s Idealist Jew

Life is enriched by the range and variety of the people we encounter. Increasingly nowadays we confine ourselves to mental ghettos. Even within...

March 23, 2012 12:55 pm

Israelis in Scotland Pretend to be French or Turkish

Scottish Jews regularly "hide their religious identity to avoid abuse and attack" according to a survey carried out by the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities...


Adidas Resumes Selling ‘Yeezy’ Shoes Months After Cutting Ties With Rapper Ye

Adidas is again selling shoes designed by rapper Ye, formerly known...

Backstreet Boys Announce Full Cancellation of Israel Concert

The Backstreet Boys said that following their cancelled May 13 concert in Israel, which they were forced to call off...


Antisemitic Incident Report: May 26-June 2 - JNS publishes a weekly listing of antisemitic incidents recorded nationally by Jewish, pro-Jewish and pro-Israel organizations, as well as various news media. By the Anti-Defamation League’s count, an...


Egyptian Attacker Was Most Likely Lone Wolf Jihadist, Israeli Sources Say

i24 News - The Egyptian border policeman who shot dead three Israeli soldiers on Saturday during a cross-border infiltration was most likely a jihadist who acted alone, Israeli security sources...

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