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How Labour anti-Semitism has impacted British Jews

How Labour anti-Semitism has impacted British Jews

The UK Jewish community has traditionally tried to advance its interests through contacts with the authorities and the Government of the day rather than through public debate and confrontation. Not any more.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 26/02/2019 07:55
British Labour politician said Jews imagining threats

British Labour politician said Jews imagining threats

National Assembly for Wales lawmaker Jenny Rathbone says security threats to Jews might be "in their own heads."JTA, 14/11/2018 18:50
UK union leader: Anti-Semitism scandals invented by Israel

UK union leader: Anti-Semitism scandals invented by Israel

Leader of one of UK's largest trade unions says anti-Semitism 'doesn't exist' in Labour Party, suggests Israel invented scandals.David Rosenberg, 17/09/2018 12:24
Corbyn is a dangerous anti-Semite.

Corbyn is a dangerous anti-Semite.

How will the sharp rise in anti-Semitism within Corbyn’s Labour Party affect the outcome of a future General Election in Britain? Not much. Barry Shaw, 09/04/2018 23:51
UK Jewish community leaders meet PM Netanyahu

UK Jewish community leaders meet PM Netanyahu

Board of Deputies President Arkush expresses appreciation for Netanyahu's willingness to speak directly with British Jewish leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2017 12:46
Islamist-Left pact fuels spike in UK anti-Semitism

Islamist-Left pact fuels spike in UK anti-Semitism

Violent anti-Semitic crime jumps 50.8% in 2015, watchdog group reveals, warns inaction could lead to France-like levels of anti-Semitism.Tova Dvorin, 01/05/2016 14:58
The London shul where Chaim Weizmann once sat

The London shul where Chaim Weizmann once sat

Israel's first president was just one famous Jewish personality who davened at the New West End Synagogue - and it's still going strong.Uzi Baruch and Ari Soffer, 27/01/2016 11:17
Anti-Semitism up 88% in London Jewish neighborhood

Anti-Semitism up 88% in London Jewish neighborhood

Anti-Semitic incidents in Hackney average one every 3 days in 2015. Three arrested over gas canister incident.Gil Ronen, 11/01/2016 11:26
Study: Half of UK Jews to Be Haredi By 2031

Study: Half of UK Jews to Be Haredi By 2031

Haredi Jews becoming the dominant religious power in Britain's Jewish community through demographics alone.Tova Dvorin, 16/10/2015 13:10
Vandals Cover Jewish Monument in Raw Pig's Meat

Vandals Cover Jewish Monument in Raw Pig's Meat

Jewish community's memorial for King Edward VII defiled in latest anti-Semitic incident in the British capital.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 21/08/2015 21:31
67% of British Jews Worried Over Corbyn

67% of British Jews Worried Over Corbyn

British Jews on high alert over the success of Jeremy Corbyn, who has been linked to Hamas and to Holocaust denial organizations.Tova Dvorin, 21/08/2015 16:46
British PM Vows to Fight 'New Anti-Semitism'

British PM Vows to Fight 'New Anti-Semitism'

David Cameron speaks strongly against delegitimizing Israel, says Jewish community is 'incredibly important' in Britain.Tova Dvorin, 20/04/2015 18:49
"Hitler's Walk" Sign Cancelled After Uproar

"Hitler's Walk" Sign Cancelled After Uproar

Park dubbed after the dictator to remain without signage after local Jews threaten to boycott.Tova Dvorin, 23/02/2015 17:58
Survey: More Britons Dislike Israel Than Iran

Survey: More Britons Dislike Israel Than Iran

New survey finds Britons feel most unfavorably to Israel, with exception of North Korea, than any other non-European country in the world.Cynthia Blank, 01/02/2015 14:54
British Jews Outraged Over 'Hitlers Walk' Sign

British Jews Outraged Over 'Hitlers Walk' Sign

The Jewish community in Cornwall, Britain, says a local village's decision to reinstate a sign saying “Hitlers Walk” is outrageous.Ben Ariel, 01/02/2015 04:21
UK Police: 'Heightened Concern' for Safety of Jews

UK Police: 'Heightened Concern' for Safety of Jews

Britain must redouble its efforts to 'wipe out anti-Semitism,' says Home Secretary Theresa May.Gil Ronen, 18/01/2015 22:44
Britain to Beef Up Security in Jewish Areas

Britain to Beef Up Security in Jewish Areas

Britain will step up police patrols in areas with high Jewish populations, says Prime Minister David Cameron.Ben Ariel, Canada, 16/01/2015 21:31
William Hague Tells British Jews: Don't Leave

William Hague Tells British Jews: Don't Leave

Former foreign secretary says 'There is a real will among the population... to defeat these mindless murderers of innocent people.'Gil Ronen, 14/01/2015 13:50
Half of Britain's Jews Fear Future in Europe

Half of Britain's Jews Fear Future in Europe

Almost half of British Jewish people fear they have no long-term future in Britain or Europe, finds new poll.Elad Benari, 14/01/2015 06:14
UK Jews: 'Zero Tolerance' for Anti-Semitism

UK Jews: 'Zero Tolerance' for Anti-Semitism

British Jews to rally in front of the Royal Courts of Justice Sunday for a stop to silence in the face of skyrocketing anti-Semitism.Tova Dvorin, 29/08/2014 16:50
UK Jews Demand Action from Silent Leadership

UK Jews Demand Action from Silent Leadership

Emergency London meeting called by Jewish leadership exposes discontent, as people demand action over anti-Semitism.Ari Soffer, 17/08/2014 12:04
Watch: Israelis 'Infiltrate' UK 'Israel-Free' City

Watch: Israelis 'Infiltrate' UK 'Israel-Free' City

Flags, Starbucks and Bamba: activists release video of creative protest in radical anti-Israel MP's city.Ari Soffer, 13/08/2014 11:38
UK Jews Bring Israel to 'Israeli-Free' City

UK Jews Bring Israel to 'Israeli-Free' City

March into 'Israel-free zone' reportedly well-received as backlash over bigoted MP's remarks continues.Tova Dvorin, 11/08/2014 14:31
UK: Muslims, Jews Fight Proposed Kosher, Halal Ban

UK: Muslims, Jews Fight Proposed Kosher, Halal Ban

Muslim and Jewish communities in Britain unite to fend off allegations that ritual slaughter equates 'animal cruelty.'Tova Dvorin, 09/03/2014 11:33
Photo Shows Horror of Zanzibar Attack on Teens

Photo Shows Horror of Zanzibar Attack on Teens

Katie Gee and Kirstie Trup return to London after acid was thrown in their faces in Zanzibar. Families release photo of one of the victims.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/08/2013 00:09
British Jews Discuss Internet Dangers

British Jews Discuss Internet Dangers

Several thousand hareidi-religious men in Britain meet to discuss the dangers of the Internet.Maayana Miskin, 07/09/2012 13:00
Hareidi Youth to Bear Olympic Torch

Hareidi Youth to Bear Olympic Torch

A hareidi young man with seven charities to his name will carry the Olympic Torch in London. Maayana Miskin, 29/06/2012 09:46
Livingstone-Johnson Rematch Ends This Thursday

Livingstone-Johnson Rematch Ends This Thursday

Ken Livingstone, once expelled from Labour, is clinging to its coat-tails while Boris Johnson is deemphasizing the Tory connection.Amiel Ungar, 01/05/2012 04:20
Britain's Love-Hate Relationship With the Jews

Britain's Love-Hate Relationship With the Jews

The White Paper was a perfidious act by Britain, which effectively closed the doors to the persecuted Jewish populations in Europe. That is but one example. Victor Sharpe, 27/03/2012 00:27
Peter Beinart, Meet Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone

Peter Beinart, Meet Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone

Peter Beinart: Tell us, in France & Europe - where exactly have Jewish fortunes changed for the better? Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, 24/03/2012 23:00
2,000 at London Pro-Israel Event

2,000 at London Pro-Israel Event

Supporters gathered at the largest pro-Israel event in Britain in recent memory; on the street, others shouted back at an Arab demo.Gil Ronen & Hezki Baruch, 17/05/2011 20:15
British Jewry's 'Lady J' Dies

British Jewry's 'Lady J' Dies

Rebbetzin Amelie Jakobovits, wife of former Chief Rabbi of England, Lord Immanuel Jakobovits, and known as 'Lady J', has died at the age of 81. Hana Levi Julian, 09/05/2010 20:39