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Israel-Hamas cease-fire doesn't slow UK anti-Semitism

Israel-Hamas cease-fire doesn't slow UK anti-Semitism

500% increase in anti-Semitic incidents in Britain over the last 17 days with no decline despite end of Hamas-Israel violence.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 25/05/2021 21:44
British university probes Jewish lecturer for suggesting Jeremy Corbyn is antisemitic

British university probes Jewish lecturer for suggesting Jeremy Corbyn is antisemitic

British university orders 'urgent' ethics review for Jewish academic who suggested Jeremy Corbyn is antisemitic.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 25/05/2021 10:14
Watch: ‘Am Yisrael Chai’ at pro-Israel demonstration in London

Watch: ‘Am Yisrael Chai’ at pro-Israel demonstration in London

Thousands of Jews and supporters of Israel demonstrate in central London. A pro-Palestinian group demonstrates at the same time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 23:38
London: Man arrested for attacking Jews outside supermarket

London: Man arrested for attacking Jews outside supermarket

Suspect arrested in Golders Green for attacking Jews outside supermarket over Israeli flag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2021 13:59
Two men arrested in connection with attack of rabbi near London

Two men arrested in connection with attack of rabbi near London

The suspects, aged 18 and 25, arrested in connection with what police described as "a religiously aggravated assault".Elad Benari, 20/05/2021 05:33
Rabbi hospitalized after being assaulted near London

Rabbi hospitalized after being assaulted near London

Orthodox rabbi suffers cuts on his head in assault outside of London.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 18/05/2021 11:43
Annti-Semitism stalks the streets of Britain. Does Labour bear responsibility?

Annti-Semitism stalks the streets of Britain. Does Labour bear responsibility?

A brazen attempt to intimidate UK Jews in broad daylight, whipped up by one-sided media and agitation legitimised by political figures.Op-edDaneil Johnson, 17/05/2021 22:36
Britain: Four men arrested over threats of anti-Semitic abuse

Britain: Four men arrested over threats of anti-Semitic abuse

British police arrest four men over viral video showing a group shouting anti-Semitic abuse from moving vehicles.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/05/2021 02:05
Israel among countries okayed for British travelers

Israel among countries okayed for British travelers

Israel on British government list of countries to which citizens will be able to travel to without having to quarantine upon return.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 07/05/2021 23:55
UK-France row escalates over Jersey fishing grounds

UK-France row escalates over Jersey fishing grounds

The UK has sent two Royal Navy ships to patrol the self-governing Channel island of Jersey located between the UK and France,i24NEWS, 07/05/2021 03:26
European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Britain condemn Israel for approving construction in the Har Homa neighborhood of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 00:03
Outrage as Bristol prof accused of targeting Jewish students back at work

Outrage as Bristol prof accused of targeting Jewish students back at work

Bristol U professor who referred to Jewish students as "pawns of a racist regime" back to work despite ongoing investigation into comments.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 22:17
UK Conservative candidate accused of "abhorrent" anti-Semitic Facebook posts

UK Conservative candidate accused of "abhorrent" anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Candidate has since apologized but major UK Jewish organization wants to ensure he doesn't get leadership position if he is elected.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 20:29
UK author of novel about mixed-race identity accused of posting hate on social media

UK author of novel about mixed-race identity accused of posting hate on social media

Author's 2014 novel had explored issues of racism and won praise for its portrayal of a mixed-race young woman growing up in Scotland.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 04:39
UK moves closer to listing US neo-Nazi group as terror organization

UK moves closer to listing US neo-Nazi group as terror organization

Atomwaffen Division has been cited by UK prosecutors as influencing a number of teenagers convicted of terror offences.Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 00:52
Britcoin: Bank of England may create its own digital currency

Britcoin: Bank of England may create its own digital currency

Potential currency would allow consumers and businesses to have direct access to central bank funds.Dan Verbin, 20/04/2021 02:40
Labour Party panel on anti-Semitism chaired by official who covered up anti-Semitism

Labour Party panel on anti-Semitism chaired by official who covered up anti-Semitism

Investigation into allegations Labour councillor accused Jewish colleague of worshipping money chaired by "anti-Semitism denier."Dan Verbin, 15/04/2021 21:06
Earliest evidence of kosher diet in UK found in 800-year-old animal bones from Oxford

Earliest evidence of kosher diet in UK found in 800-year-old animal bones from Oxford

Archaeologists in Britain find remains of 800-year-old Jewish households in Oxford, find evidence of kosher diet.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/04/2021 22:59
UK to open Europe’s first kosher eco hotel

UK to open Europe’s first kosher eco hotel

When the Sadeh Farm Hotel opens at the end of May in Kent, the southeastern England resort will become the first kosher eco hotel in Europe.Dan Verbin, 11/04/2021 17:05
Watch: Gun salutes in London for Prince Phillip

Watch: Gun salutes in London for Prince Phillip

British military pay respects to Prince Phillip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who passed away last week at 99.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 09:42
Prince Philip dead at 99

Prince Philip dead at 99

The Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, is dead at age 99.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2021 14:38
'He was a Likudnik at heart and a Herutnik in soul'

'He was a Likudnik at heart and a Herutnik in soul'

Joe Gellert, former vice president of the Likud-Herut UK and Zionist activist, passes away.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 13:17
Church of England: Prayer booklet 'not intended' to be Christian seder

Church of England: Prayer booklet 'not intended' to be Christian seder

Church of England sorry for prayer booklet that resembles Passover Haggadah.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 02/04/2021 08:02
British Holocaust denier handed prison sentence

British Holocaust denier handed prison sentence

Holocaust denier from London with previous convictions for inciting hatred against Jews handed a nine-week prison sentence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2021 06:40
Britain identifies 30 cases of blood clots after AstraZeneca vaccine

Britain identifies 30 cases of blood clots after AstraZeneca vaccine

British regulators say benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine still outweigh the risk.Ben Ariel, 02/04/2021 06:22
Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Officials from Iran, China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet virtually to discuss possible US return to 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 02/04/2021 04:35
Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely: A Bridge to London

Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely: A Bridge to London

Israeli Ambassador to the UK Tzipi Hotovely describes how her family has adapted to being away from home during the COVID period.Hadas Tzuri, 31/03/2021 22:42
New archaeological evidence: Proof medieval U.K. Jews kept kosher

New archaeological evidence: Proof medieval U.K. Jews kept kosher

Dig on grounds of Oxford’s old Jewish quarter uncovers new evidence that medieval British Jews observed the laws of kashrut.Dan Verbin, Canada, 26/03/2021 22:23
Hate crime probe launched into UK prof's anti-Semitic remarks

Hate crime probe launched into UK prof's anti-Semitic remarks

After University of Bristol launched investigation into instructor's anti-Semitic ranting, local police have opened up a hate crime probe.Dan Verbin, 26/03/2021 04:21
Watch: Pregnant Jewish woman brutally beaten on London street

Watch: Pregnant Jewish woman brutally beaten on London street

Pregnant Orthodox Jewish woman attacked in Stamford Hill, London, with attacker throwing pillow case over her head and beating her stomach.David Rosenberg, 22/03/2021 13:41
33-year old Sarah Everard went missing while walking home from friend's hosue

33-year old Sarah Everard went missing while walking home from friend's hosue

The arrest of a British police officer charged with the death of a 33-year old woman has outraged the United Kingdom.Dan Verbin, 14/03/2021 16:16
Changes to UK bill would make it easier to punish husbands who refuse Jewish divorce

Changes to UK bill would make it easier to punish husbands who refuse Jewish divorce

Changes to UK domestic abuse bill will make it easier to punish Jewish husbands who refuse to grant wives traditional 'get' divorce documentCnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 09/03/2021 07:10
Yaniv Iczkovits shtetl mystery ‘The Slaughterman’s Daughter’ wins top UK Jewish book prize

Yaniv Iczkovits shtetl mystery ‘The Slaughterman’s Daughter’ wins top UK Jewish book prize

Yaniv Iczkovits’ novel awarded the 2021 Wingate Literary Prize, British Jewry’s top book award after being translated from Hebrew to EnglishGabe Friedman/JTA, 08/03/2021 21:38
European countries drop planned condemnation of Iran

European countries drop planned condemnation of Iran

France, Britain and Germany dropped resolution criticizing Iran for suspending some IAEA inspections.Elad Benari, 05/03/2021 03:30
Jewish groups denounce Canadian lawmaker's talk with Corbyn

Jewish groups denounce Canadian lawmaker's talk with Corbyn

British and Canadian Jewish groups express concern over a Canadian lawmaker's planned virtual talk with former Labour leader.Elad Benari, 04/03/2021 06:42
European countries to seek condemnation of Iran

European countries to seek condemnation of Iran

Britain, France and Germany will put forward a resolution condemning Iran's suspension of UN nuclear inspections.Elad Benari, 02/03/2021 04:16
UK woman who joined ISIS can't come home to Britain, court rules

UK woman who joined ISIS can't come home to Britain, court rules

British Supreme Court rules that young woman who moved to Syria to join ISIS and married terrorist should be barred from returning to UK.David Rosenberg, 26/02/2021 14:49
European countries condemn Iran for restricting IAEA inspections

European countries condemn Iran for restricting IAEA inspections

Britain, France and Germany urge Iran to reverse all measures that reduce transparency after it halts IAEA inspections.Elad Benari, 24/02/2021 06:20
Harry and Meghan won't return as working members of the Royal Family

Harry and Meghan won't return as working members of the Royal Family

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, confirm to Queen their decision not to return as working members of Royal Family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2021 14:21
Blinken to counterparts: US prepared to talk to Iran

Blinken to counterparts: US prepared to talk to Iran

Secretary of State tells European counterparts that the US is prepared to engage in discussions with Iran.Elad Benari, 19/02/2021 00:58
European powers: Iran losing chance to fully realize 2015 deal

European powers: Iran losing chance to fully realize 2015 deal

Britain, France and Germany: Iran is undermining the opportunity for renewed diplomacy by violating nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/02/2021 22:44
Report: People in their 30s have highest rate of COVID infection in Britian

Report: People in their 30s have highest rate of COVID infection in Britian

New report shows lockdown lowering COVID rates in Britain, young adults have highest rates of infection.Gary Willig, 11/02/2021 16:36
Number of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain still high

Number of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain still high

The number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in Britain has fallen from record levels but still remains high.Elad Benari, 11/02/2021 03:40
British teen who spoke about hanging gays and gassing Jews convicted of terrorism

British teen who spoke about hanging gays and gassing Jews convicted of terrorism

16-year-old who researched producing weapons and spoke of killing Jews and gays sentenced to 2 years at youth rehabilitation program.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 09/02/2021 20:26
Anti-Israel British lawmaker to step down

Anti-Israel British lawmaker to step down

Baroness Jenny Tonge, notorious for anti-Israel statements, will step down from House of Lord but continue her pro-PA activism.Elad Benari, 08/02/2021 06:42
Corbyn's brother detained for comparing vaccine to Auschwitz

Corbyn's brother detained for comparing vaccine to Auschwitz

London police detain Jeremy Corbyn's older brother Piers Corbyn for flyer comparing British response to COVID-19 to the Holocaust.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 04/02/2021 21:32
Teen awakens from coma with no memory of COVID

Teen awakens from coma with no memory of COVID

Family of British teenager who woke up from coma after being hit by a car before the first lockdown unsure how to explain the past year.Gary Willig, 02/02/2021 22:12
UK: Israeli defense firm's factory stormed and occupied by anti-Israel group

UK: Israeli defense firm's factory stormed and occupied by anti-Israel group

Anti-Israel activists occupy and vandalize building owned by Israeli defense firm Elbit in Britain.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 02/02/2021 07:24
British PM: New COVID strain could be more deadly

British PM: New COVID strain could be more deadly

Boris Johnson says there is "some evidence" that the British variant of coronavirus could be more deadly.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/01/2021 21:40
Britain 'seriously concerned' about Israel's construction plans

Britain 'seriously concerned' about Israel's construction plans

British government criticizes Israel’s decision to approve the construction of hundreds of new housing units in Samaria.Elad Benari, 19/01/2021 05:40
Former UK Labour leader to begin High Court bid to overturn suspension

Former UK Labour leader to begin High Court bid to overturn suspension

Jeremy Corbyn will next week begin his High Court attempt to overturn his suspension from the Labour Party.Elad Benari, 14/01/2021 06:36
Israel's Elbit awarded $166 million contract with British Navy

Israel's Elbit awarded $166 million contract with British Navy

Elbit Systems subsidiary wins contract to modernize British navy's training program and to establish Future Submarine school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2021 10:49
UK accelerates mass vaccination program with domestic vaccine

UK accelerates mass vaccination program with domestic vaccine

Britain begins using vaccine developed at Oxford, boosting country's supply of COVID vaccines and allowing for expanded vaccination drive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/01/2021 10:26
It's official: Britain leaves the European Union

It's official: Britain leaves the European Union

Brexit becomes a reality four years after the referendum in the UK and a week after an agreement was reached with the EU.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2021 03:08
Report: Britain to roll out AstraZeneca vaccine on January 4

Report: Britain to roll out AstraZeneca vaccine on January 4

British Government urged to accelerate vaccination efforts as new strain of COVID-19 continues to spread.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2020 02:55
Britain, EU reach Brexit deal

Britain, EU reach Brexit deal

Downing St. declares 'we got Brexit done' after comprehensive trade deal reached with EU.Gary Willig, 24/12/2020 17:28
616 British Jews have died in coronavirus pandemic

616 British Jews have died in coronavirus pandemic

British Jews more than two times as likely to die of the coronavirus as British non-Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2020 14:27