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King Charles III promises 'lifelong service' in first address as monarch

King Charles III addresses nation: Her Majesty The Queen - my beloved Mother - was an inspiration and example to me and to all my family.

King Charles III promises 'lifelong service' in first addressplayer

Jewish organizations pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Jewish organizations pay tribute following passing of British Queen at the age of 96.

Jewish organizations pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

UK PM pledges to continue with bill tackling online antisemitism

Liz Truss confirms her support for Online Safety Bill but may make 'tweaks' to 'balanced, sensible regulation.'

UK PM pledges to continue with bill tackling online antisemitism

On Jewish issues, new UK PM Liz Truss looks to continue in Boris Johnson’s footsteps

Britain’s new prime minister says she has a lot of Jewish friends — and that she will be a friend to her country’s Jews and to Israel.

New UK Prime Minister Liz Truss' record on Jewish issues

Boris Johnson to resign Tuesday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves for Scotland to formally offer the Queen his resignation, with Liz Truss set to replace him.

Boris Johnson to resign Tuesday

UK National Union of Students president suspended over anti-Jewish tweets

Shaima Dallali, set to serve 2-year term, suspended as head of union representing 95% of UK students after investigation into tweets.

UK national student union pres. suspended over anti-Jewish posts

Liz Truss wins race for Conservative Party - and UK premier

Foreign Affairs Secretary wins Conservative Party internal election, is poised to become Britain's next prime minister.

Britain's next prime minister - Liz Truss

British teacher who saved children during Holocaust given memorial

Statue unveiled of Trevor Chadwick who rescued hundreds of Jewish children from Czechoslovakia during the Holocaust.

UK teacher who saved children during Holocaust given memorial

Former BBC governor: Coverage of Rushdie attack ‘glorifies terrorism’

Baroness Ruth Deech slams broadcaster for featuring extremist rhetoric defending ideology behind stabbing attack on Salman Rushdie.

Ex-BBC gov: Coverage of Rushdie attack ‘glorifies terrorism’

New antisemitism center opens in London

British institute for combating contemporary antisemitism opens in London.

New antisemitism center opens in London

UK court hears how man 'traveled from Yorkshire to attack Jews in Samford Hill'

Trial begins for man accused of string of assaults against north London Jews walking to synagogue.

UK court hears how man 'traveled from Yorkshire to attack Jews'

Poll: 1/3 of UK young people believe Jews control world's banks

Study finds antisemitic conspiracy theories far more common among British youth than older population.

Poll: 1/3 of UK young people believe Jews control world's banks

Ex-UK Northern Ireland Secretary: EU tried to block kosher products

Former Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis alleges EU attempted to block kosher products from being exported to Northern Ireland.

Ex-Northern Ireland Secretary: EU tried to block kosher products

Britain authorizes Moderna's booster against Omicron

British regulators are the first in the world to authorize updated version of Moderna's vaccine that aims to protect against Omicron.

Britain authorizes Moderna's booster against Omicron

British PM candidate: Attack on Rushdie should serve as a wake-up call to the West

Former British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak: Iran’s reaction to attack on Rushdie strengthens the case for proscribing the IRGC.

'Attack on Rushdie should serve as a wake-up call to the West'

Israeli father and daughter killed in Britain

Two Israelis killed and child critically injured after car veers off the road in Britain.

Israeli father and daughter killed in Britain

Member of ISIS 'Beatles' arrested in Britain

Aine Davis, accused of being part of ISIS cell which murdered hostages, arrested upon arrival at Luton airport.

Member of ISIS 'Beatles' arrested in Britain

UK union launches ‘Jewish faith workers branch’

One of Britain's biggest trade unions creates new unit for Jewish community employees.

UK union launches ‘Jewish faith workers branch’

British 19-year-old sentenced for attacking rabbi with brick

UK teenager given a 43-month prison term for attacking rabbi with a brick causing severe facial swelling.

British 19-year-old sentenced for attacking rabbi with brick

UK PM hopeful Liz Truss to review moving embassy to Jerusalem

Conservative Party leadership candidate Liz Truss pledges to review moving UK Embassy to Jerusalem and to pass anti-BDS bill.

UK PM hopeful Liz Truss to review moving embassy to Jerusalem

UK court reinstates hate charges against man who attacked 5 Jews

Hate charges against Stamford Hill assailant who allegedly assaulted five Orthodox Jews reinstated after appeal from community.

UK court reinstates hate charges against man who attacked 5 Jews

Massive explosion heard before London tower engulfed in flames

Witnesses report ‘loud explosion’ that sounds like a bomb and feels like an earthquake before 8 story apartment building catches fire.

Massive explosion heard before London tower engulfed in flamesplayer

UK report: Overall antisemitism drops but in-person Jew hatred increasing

Community Security Trust study finds overall drop in antisemitism in Britain but notable surge in physical incidents.

Overall antisemitism drops but in-person Jew hatred increasing

Britain: Threat of cyberattack delays voting by Conservatives on new PM

Voting by Conservative Party members to pick next Prime Minister delayed after spy agency warns that cyber hackers could change ballots.

Threat of cyberattack delays voting by Conservatives on new PM

London police investigating three antisemitic attacks

Antisemitism continues to be a serious problem for London's Jewish community, with three separate incidents occurring on the same day.

London police investigating three antisemitic attacks

UK soccer fan banned for 3 years for Nazi salute

A British soccer fan who made a Nazi gesture at a game against a team with a large Jewish fanbase receives three year ban.

UK soccer fan banned for 3 years for Nazi salute

Jewish student sues UK university for failing grade on pro-Israel essay

Student forced by Leeds University to repeat course causing her to lose place in sociology masters program suing school for discrimination.

Jewish student sues UK uni for failing grade on pro-Israel essay

UK regulator finds Muslim TV station guilty of ‘antisemitic hate speech’

British broadcast agency rules that Shia Muslim TV station broadcast antisemitic content on a discussion show in 2021.

Muslim TV station guilty of ‘antisemitic hate speech’

Watch: UK leadership debate cut short after moderator faints on air

Live debate between the two candidates vying to succeed Boris Johnson comes to dramatic end after moderator faints.

UK leadership debate cut short after moderator faints on airplayer

UK trade envoy to Israel: 'The closer we are together, the stronger we are'

Interview with Lord Ian Austin about trade between countries, his father's legacy as a Holocaust survivor & dealing with anti-Israel agendas

'The closer we are together, the stronger we are'player

Lapid to British PM: Credible military threat necessary against Iran

Israeli, British prime ministers speak, exchange views on global challenges.

'Credible military threat necessary against Iran'

British intelligence chief: I don't think Khamenei wants a nuclear deal

MI6 chief Richard Moore voices doubt that the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers can be revived.

'I don't think Khamenei wants a nuclear deal'player

Britain: Race to replace Johnson down to two

Former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss are the two finalists in election to become head of Conservative Party.

Race to replace Johnson down to two

Anne Frank Trust draws outrage for hiring anti-Israel speaker

Anne Frank Trust sparks condemnation for hiring speaker for children's workshop who compared Israel to Nazi Germany.

Anne Frank Trust draws outrage for hiring anti-Israel speaker

Jewish Scrabble player one letter short of winning UK championship

63-year old longtime Scrabble competitor's final match comes down to the wire.

Jewish Scrabble player one letter short of UK championship

Netanyahu meets British MPs in London

Opposition leader meets officials in London as well as Israeli Ambassador Hotovely.

Netanyahu meets British MPs in London

UK activist: Most bullying of Jewish children not reported

Longtime Jewish liaison officer says British Jewish students frequently subjected to ‘gas chamber’ hissing and other taunts.

UK activist: Most bullying of Jewish children not reported

Britain: Johnson's successor to be announced on September 5

11 candidates have thrown their hat in the ring to succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the ruling Conservative Party and Prime Minister.

Johnson's successor to be announced on September 5

British advocacy group slams major bookstore for selling Holocaust denial books

Largest bookstore in the UK under fire for selling far right Holocaust denial books on its website.

Advocacy org slams major bookstore selling Holocaust denial books

British Foreign Secretary seeks to replace Johnson

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announces her leadership bid for the Conservative party.

British Foreign Secretary seeks to replace Johnson