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More than three-quarters of British Jews, 77%, believe that the BBC's coverage of the war between Israel and the Hamas terrorist organization has been biased against Israel, according to a survey commissioned by the JC.

A majority of respondents, 51%, said that the BBC has been "very biased" against Israel, while 36% said that the newscaster has been "biased" against the Jewish State.

Just 11% of respondents said that the BBC is impartial, and seven percent said the BBC has been biased in favor of Israel.

47% of respondents said that they feel “unsafe” or “very unsafe” on the streets of England in the wake of the Hamas massacre of October 7 and the subsequent explosion in antisemitic incidents around the world.

In November, the BBC apologized after a reporter misrepresented an IDF statement that its forces at al-Shifah Hospital were accompanied by medical staff and Arabic speakers as the IDF stating that it targeted medical staff and Arabic speakers.

"As BBC News covered initial reports that Israeli forces had entered Gaza's main hospital, we said that "medical teams and Arab speakers" were being targeted. This was incorrect and misquoted a Reuters report. We should have said IDF forces included medical teams and Arabic speakers for this operation. We apologize for this error, which fell below our usual editorial standards. The correct version of events was broadcast minutes later and we apologized for the mistake on air later in the morning," the BBC's statement read.

The BBC has also been criticized for refusing to call Hamas a terrorist organization.

Danny Cohen, the former director of BBC television, who worked at the BBC for eight years from 2007-2015, wrote in the Telegraph in November that "on a daily basis Britain’s Jews are being harmed through its unbalanced reporting of the Israel-Hamas war and the failure of its senior management to get to grips with it."

"With these incidents piling up on a daily basis there is only one conclusion to draw," he said. "Either the BBC’s senior management is complicit in these egregious examples of bias, these regular breaches of its guidelines, or it lacks the ability to control the output of its own organization."

The BBC also barred employees from attending a rally against antisemitism in London.

When BBC employees and journalists asked permission to attend the rally, they were told that doing so ran afoul of a company policy enacted in 2020 prohibiting employees from attending any "controversial march or demonstration."