British politician: Chief Rabbi must be dancing in the street

Baroness Jenny Tonge says "pro-Israel lobby" won the British election by lying about Labour leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 5:53 AM

Johnson: Let the healing begin

British PM speaks on Downing Street following "extraordinary" election win, urges closure to Brexit and healing for society.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/13/2019, 9:20 PM

'Corbyn's defeat is a victory in fight against anti-Semitism'

Israeli Foreign Minister lauds 'British values', calling Labour's defeat a 'milestone in the fight against hatred.'Arutz Sheva and AFP, 12/13/2019, 11:54 AM

PM Johnson: We defeated Jeremy Corbyn and we'll deliver Brexit

Prime Minister Johnson hails 'stonking' victory, says Brexit will be implemented no later than January 31st.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2019, 10:24 AM

'European Jews are breathing a sigh of relief after Corbyn lost'

Chief of European Jewish Association celebrates Corbyn's election defeat. 'This election wasn't about right vs left, it was right vs wrong.'Yoni Kempinski, 12/13/2019, 9:58 AM

Conservatives win big in UK with largest majority in decades

PM Boris Johnson trounces Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, leads party to biggest win since 1992, gaining nearly 70 seats, paving way for 2020 BrexitDavid Rosenberg, 12/13/2019, 8:43 AM

Israeli politicians congratulate Boris Johnson

Israeli politicians from across the spectrum on congratulate British PM's victory.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 7:37 AM

How did Britain’s Labour Party become a hotbed of anti-Semitism?

Labour's moderate elites lost control of their own party to radical fringe elements following attempts to 'democratize' the party.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/13/2019, 7:28 AM

Former London Mayor: The Jewish vote wasn't very helpful

Ken Livingstone, who was ousted from Labour over anti-Semitic remarks, hints Jewish vote contributed to Labour's defeat.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 6:03 AM

Corbyn to step down following election defeat

Labour leader says it was a "disappointing night" after party projected to win just 191 seats, its worst showing since the 1930s.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 5:36 AM

Johnson headed for victory in British election

Exit polls predict 368 seats for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Labour projected to win just 191 seats.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 12:03 AM

'Senior haredi rabbi was duped into signing pro-Corbyn letter'

Orthodox Jewish group says one of its senior rabbis was deceived into signing letter defending Jeremy Corbyn from anti-Semitism accusations.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/11/2019, 2:57 PM

Thousands rally in London against anti-Semitism

More than 3,000 demonstrators gather in London to protest anti-Semitism days before British general election.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/10/2019, 2:58 PM

Anti-Semitism stokes fear, election angst in UK's 'bagel belt'

Jewish Labour candidate says British Jews 'frightened' as UK heads to new elections, with Labour dogged by accusations of anti-Semitism.James Pheby, AFP, 12/9/2019, 7:57 AM

British daily revises anti-Semitic op-ed

The Independent drops claim that settlements are ‘the trouble with Jews today.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/7/2019, 6:20 PM

Poll: Brits have warmer feelings for PA than for Israel

New poll shows Brits have more favorable view of PA than of Israel - but most Brits reject BDS and say hating Israel is anti-Semitism.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2019, 1:51 PM

UK paper publishes op-ed calling Israel ‘the trouble with Jews’

Op-ed by far-left philosopher Slavoj Zizek defends Jeremy Corbyn's anti-Israel stance, refers to Israel as 'the trouble with Jews today'.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/5/2019, 7:23 AM

France, Germany, UK: Iran has nuclear-capable missiles

France, Germany and the United Kingdom say Iran defied UN call by developing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.Elad Benari, 12/5/2019, 2:40 AM

UK Jewish newspaper to Corbyn: This is a REAL apology

The Jewish News urges Labour leader to issue a real apology for the anti-Semitism in his party, includes a suggested text.Elad Benari, 12/4/2019, 11:39 PM

Labour fails to mention Jews in video that champions diversity

British Labour Party fails to mention Jews in elections campaign video that champions the rights of over 20 other groups.Elad Benari, 12/3/2019, 2:13 AM

Drama over the UK: Fighters scramble to intercept Tel Aviv plane

Britain scrambles fighter jets to intercept former El Al plane heading from Tel Aviv to the US, after plane loses contact with control towerArutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 5:12 PM

'Kill Jews': Rabbi beaten, left bleeding in London attack

Rabbi visiting the UK assaulted in anti-Semitic attack, left bleeding on the ground in northeast London as assailants screamed 'kill Jews'.David Rosenberg, 12/1/2019, 4:05 PM

Two dead in terror attack at London Bridge

Police shoot and eliminate suspect after several people stabbed in terror attack at London Bridge.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/29/2019, 10:28 PM

Jewish Labour candidate bombarded with death threats

Ruth Smeeth, candidate for British Labour party, says half of the many death threats she receives are anti-Semitic.Marcy Oster/JTA, 11/27/2019, 3:26 PM

Corbyn won't apologize to Jewish community

British Labour leader asked in TV interview whether he wants to apologize to Jewish community over anti-Semitism in his party, but declines.Elad Benari, 11/27/2019, 3:02 AM

British Chief Rabbi blasts Corbyn over anti-Semitism

In op-ed ahead of December election, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says "poison" has taken root in Labour party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 2:13 AM

British Conservative party to ban boycotts of Israel

Conservative Party in Britain, led by PM Boris Johnson, pledges to ban local councils from boycotting foreign countries, including Israel.Marcy Oster/JTA, 11/25/2019, 9:25 PM

UK election: Conservatives maintain wide lead over Labour

Conservatives projected to win 80-seat majority in December elections, as Brexit Party drops out of key Tory districts.David Rosenberg, 11/25/2019, 8:40 AM

Suspect arrested over anti-Semitic abuse on London Tube

Man arrested after video of Tube passenger directing abuse at Jewish children was released.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 2:52 AM

Tory candidate: Jews become 'brainwashed extremists' in Israel

Candidate for British Parliament Amjad Bashir claimed before EU parliament that rabbis brainwash young Jews visiting Israel.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 11/18/2019, 4:24 PM

Conservatives surge in election polls, widen lead over Labour

PM Johnson's Tories gain ground over Jeremy Corbyn's Labour, expanding Conservative lead well into double digits as Brexit party sinks.David Rosenberg, 11/18/2019, 3:28 PM

Did Labour member help members dodge anti-Semitism probe?

UK Labour Party member accused of running secret Facebook group to help party members defend themselves against anti-Semitism accusations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2019, 4:59 AM

Johnson: Safety of Jews a priority for UK government

British PM responds to request from Jewish Agency for Israel Chairman, Isaac Herzog for European leaders to protect their Jewish citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 12:07 PM

Prominent non-Jews won't vote for Labour due to anti-Semitism

Two dozen prominent Britons announce they will not be voting for the Labour Party due to its ongoing anti-Semitism controversy.Ben Ariel, 11/15/2019, 5:01 AM

UK: Police sergeant faces hearing for mocking Jewish officer

British police sergeant to face hearing after he dangled pepperoni pizza slice in front of Jewish officer.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/14/2019, 7:03 PM

Europe urges Iran to resume compliance with nuclear deal

France, Germany, United Kingdom and EU concerned over IAEA report confirming Iran is violating nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 11/12/2019, 2:03 AM

Swastikas spray-painted on cars and garages in Britain

Car, van and garage door daubed with Nazi symbolism and the words “Jews out” in Essex.Elad Benari, 11/11/2019, 1:11 AM

British journalist: Corbyn as PM strikes fear among Jews

Leading British Jewish journalist says Jews concerned by prospect of Labour leader as PM but would not leave the country.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2019, 3:41 AM

UK Labour candidate withdraws over anti-Semitic remark

Labour candidate pulls out of election race for calling a Jewish councillor "Shylock".Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2019, 10:05 PM

Corbyn ally resigns, cites 'witch hunt'

Labour lawmaker who was suspended and then readmitted will run as independent in December 12 election.Elad Benari, 11/8/2019, 5:14 AM

UK Labour's deputy leader steps down

Tom Watson was known for being at odds with Jeremy Corbyn over the anti-Semitism in the party.Elad Benari, 11/7/2019, 4:40 AM

Britain condemns approval of construction in Judea and Samaria

Britain says "settlements" are illegal in response to Israeli approval of more than 2,300 housing units in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/6/2019, 12:22 AM

'If Corbyn is elected PM, Jews will leave the UK en masse'

Conservative leader warns of Jewish exodus from Britain if Labour wins December elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 3:14 PM

UK election: Boris Johnson poised to trounce Jeremy Corbyn

Conservatives hold double-digit lead over Labour ahead of general election as PM's approval rating surges and support for Corbyn plummets.David Rosenberg, 11/4/2019, 1:39 PM

Jewish Labour Movement won’t campaign for lawmakers

100-year-old organization will not support Labour candidates in upcoming elections over Corbyn's failure to deal with anti-Semitism.Marcy Oster/JTA, 10/31/2019, 3:23 PM

Prominent Corbyn critic will be able to run again

Dame Margaret Hodge, who criticized Labour leader over anti-Semitis, reselected by her local party to run again.Elad Benari, 10/30/2019, 5:01 AM

UK Amb: Israel is our ally, cooperation is spectacular

British Ambassador relates to Iranian dispute, rise in antis-Semitism, annexation and would Brexit affect relations between the countries?Yoni Kempinski, 10/29/2019, 2:14 PM

Brexit delayed till January

After Parliament forces British PM to request Brexit extension, European Union agrees to delay UK's departure until end of January.David Rosenberg, 10/28/2019, 3:10 PM

Headstones smashed at British Jewish cemetery

Four headstones smashed at disused Jewish cemetery east of London. Police investigating possible anti-Semitic attack.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2019, 5:51 AM

Johnson wins one Brexit vote but loses another

British PM wins Parliament's backing for the substance of his Brexit deal, but legislators reject the timetable for its implementation.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2019, 4:01 AM

Report: EU to delay Brexit until 2020

Diplomatic sources say EU will delay Brexit until February 2020 if PM Boris Johnson is unable to get his deal past parliament this week.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/20/2019, 9:22 PM

British PM asks EU for Brexit extension - but doesn't sign it

Boris Johnson writes to Brussels asking for a Brexit extension, after MPs vote to force him into delaying the move.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2019, 3:07 AM

Jewish man harassed, threatened on the street in London suburb

Orthodox Jewish man harassed by four young men on Canvey Island near London.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/18/2019, 3:06 PM

Terror suspected in Manchester stabbing

Police arrest man on terror charges following mass stabbing at shopping center in Manchester, England, that left five injured.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/11/2019, 11:08 PM

'UK packing its bags and walking out of the EU in 25 days'

PM Boris Johnson vows that UK will leave European Union at end of October - even if no deal reached with EU for Brexit.David Rosenberg, 10/6/2019, 8:07 PM

Jewish Labour MP could be ousted on Yom Kippur

Veteran Jewish MP from Britain’s Labour party faces no-confidence vote which is scheduled for Erev Yom Kippur.Elad Benari, 10/4/2019, 5:44 AM

Watch: British PM vows to defend Jews against anti-Semitism

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wishes Jewish community a happy New Year.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2019, 11:28 PM