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70 UK doctors call out British Medical Journal's anti-Israel letter

70 UK doctors call out British Medical Journal's anti-Israel letter

Complaint written on behalf of 70 UK doctors denounces British Medical Journal for anti-Israel letter at a time of mounting anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 03/06/2021 15:36
UK town's Jews told to stay away during pro-Palestinian rally

UK town's Jews told to stay away during pro-Palestinian rally

Luton United Synagogue tells its members to stay away from area on Saturday during a pro-Palestinian rally/motorcade through town.Dan Verbin, Canada, 28/05/2021 21:35
UK poll: Majority of Britons back Israel's right to defend itself

UK poll: Majority of Britons back Israel's right to defend itself

Survey finds that a majority of the British public also have empathy for Jewish community in the wake of a surge of anti-Semitic attacks.Dan Verbin, 27/05/2021 15:38
British Jewish millionaire and philanthropist accused of dragging cop with his car

British Jewish millionaire and philanthropist accused of dragging cop with his car

Textile manufacturer Sir Harry Djanogly, driving ill wife to the hospital, was pulled over for speeding when the alleged incident occurred.Dan Verbin, 20/04/2021 03:37
Watch: British PM's Passover greeting

Watch: British PM's Passover greeting

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wishes Jews a Happy Passover, notes cons - and pros - of holding virtual Seder.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 27/03/2021 00:50
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
British Jewish family gives largest ever gift to the world’s oldest think tank

British Jewish family gives largest ever gift to the world’s oldest think tank

Gift from Jewish family will allow think tank to invest in research and conference facilities, historic library.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 09:41
Study: UK haredi Jews have one of highest COVID rates in the world

Study: UK haredi Jews have one of highest COVID rates in the world

64% of London haredim had COVID, nine times more than the UK average of 7%. "Among the highest rate reported anywhere in the world"Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 03/02/2021 07:20
British Jews feel more welcome, optimistic in 1st major poll after Corbyn replacement

British Jews feel more welcome, optimistic in 1st major poll after Corbyn replacement

2/3 of British Jews say Jews have a future in the UK - the highest level since 2015 - following departure of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour chief.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/01/2021 08:27
Why the 42 leading British Jews are wrong about annexation

Why the 42 leading British Jews are wrong about annexation

It is for Israel, and not those who live outside the country, to make these decisions. Opinion.Gary Mond, 10/06/2020 20:00
New report to focus on prejudice and difficulties faced by black Jews in the UK

New report to focus on prejudice and difficulties faced by black Jews in the UK

The largest UK Jewish group has commissioned a report on the prejudice black Jews face.Marcy Oster, JTA, 09/06/2020 10:36
Watch: Young British Jews speak out on Israel's sovereignty plan

Watch: Young British Jews speak out on Israel's sovereignty plan

Young British Jews speak out in favor of Israel extending its sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2020 11:39
British politician: Chief Rabbi must be dancing in the street

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, 15/12/2019 05:53
UK Jewish newspaper to Corbyn: This is a REAL apology

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, 04/12/2019 23:39
Labour fails to mention Jews in video that champions diversity

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, 03/12/2019 02:13
Corbyn won't apologize to Jewish community

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, 27/11/2019 03:02
British Chief Rabbi blasts Corbyn over anti-Semitism

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, 26/11/2019 02:13
British journalist: Corbyn as PM strikes fear among Jews

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, 10/11/2019 03:41
Watch: British PM vows to defend Jews against anti-Semitism

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, 29/09/2019 23:28
'The UK is committed to your safety'

'The UK is committed to your safety'

British Foreign Secretary sends special message to the Jewish community ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/09/2019 00:34
British Jews congratulate Boris Johnson

British Jews congratulate Boris Johnson

British Jews congratulate former Foreign Secretary who will succeed Theresa May as prime minister.Ben Ariel, 24/07/2019 05:05
May praises Jewish community in parting letter

May praises Jewish community in parting letter

Outgoing British PM praises Jewish community for its “extremely important” contributions to society.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2019 05:39
UK Jews against Labour lawmaker who liked anti-Semitic post

UK Jews against Labour lawmaker who liked anti-Semitic post

British Jews protest election to Parliament of Labour candidate who liked Facebook post saying PM May has a “Zionist Slave Masters agenda”.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/06/2019 02:08
UK Labour candidate likes anti-Semitic Facebook post

UK Labour candidate likes anti-Semitic Facebook post

Jewish community leaders outraged after Labour candidate likes Facebook claiming that Theresa May has a “Zionist Slave Masters agenda”.Ben Ariel, 03/06/2019 06:46
British Jews thank May for being a 'true friend'

British Jews thank May for being a 'true friend'

British Jews thank outgoing PM following her announcement that she is stepping down.Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/05/2019 22:08
British Jewish group: Investigate Labour anti-Semitism

British Jewish group: Investigate Labour anti-Semitism

Jewish advocacy group in London accuses Labour Party of “endemic anti-Jewish behavior”, asks government to investigate.Elad Benari, 07/05/2019 05:37
UK Labour makes faux pas with Passover greeting

UK Labour makes faux pas with Passover greeting

British Labour Party wishes Jews a happy Passover, but includes an illustration of bread in the greeting.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/04/2019 22:43
Britain: Anti-Semitism at record high for third straight year

Britain: Anti-Semitism at record high for third straight year

Number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in the United Kingdom rose to 1,652 in 2018, according to annual CST report.Ben Ariel, 07/02/2019 03:36
British Labour reinstates MP suspended over anti-Semitism

British Labour reinstates MP suspended over anti-Semitism

Former MP Jim Sheridan reinstated following investigation into comments about Jews made online.Ben Ariel, 28/01/2019 03:19
Dramatic rise in German citizenship applications by British Jews

Dramatic rise in German citizenship applications by British Jews

The number of Britons who asked Germany for the citizenship robbed from their families by the Nazis rose to 1,667 last year.JTA, 19/10/2018 16:35
May blasts Corbyn over anti-Semitism

May blasts Corbyn over anti-Semitism

British Prime Minister accuses Labour leader of making British Jews feel unsafe in their own country.Elad Benari, 04/10/2018 04:13
'I will always stand with you'

'I will always stand with you'

British Prime Minister reiterates support for both Israel and the Jewish community of Britain.Elad Benari, 18/09/2018 01:13
Corbyn apologizes for Labour anti-Semitism

Corbyn apologizes for Labour anti-Semitism

In new video, British Labour leader acknowledges there is a real problem of anti-Semitism in his party.Elad Benari, 06/08/2018 01:05
Corbyn: Labour doesn't pose a threat to Jewish community

Corbyn: Labour doesn't pose a threat to Jewish community

British Labour leader acknowledges the party has a problem of anti-Semitism, rejects idea that it poses threat to Jewish community.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/08/2018 22:25
British Jewish newspapers warn against Corbyn government

British Jewish newspapers warn against Corbyn government

Britain’s three Jewish newspapers united in publishing editorial warning of threat to British Jewry by Labour-led government.Ben Ariel, 26/07/2018 06:38
UK Labour leader was 'bored' during meeting with Jewish leaders

UK Labour leader was 'bored' during meeting with Jewish leaders

Leaked account of meeting between Jeremy Corbyn and British Jewish leaders says he was uninterested and condescending.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2018 06:40
'Judaism at its core is an agricultural religion'

'Judaism at its core is an agricultural religion'

Outside London, British Jewry's first communal farm in decades takes root.JTA, 05/05/2018 23:03
British Jews: Meeting with Corbyn was disappointing

British Jews: Meeting with Corbyn was disappointing

Jewish groups in Britain say meeting with Labour leader over anti-Semitism "was a disappointing missed opportunity".Elad Benari, 25/04/2018 04:42
British Labour leader postpones meeting with Jewish community

British Labour leader postpones meeting with Jewish community

Jeremy Corbyn postpones scheduled roundtable on relations between Jewish community and his party.Ben Ariel, 23/04/2018 04:08
Corbyn urged by Jewish leaders to 'drain the political sewer'

Corbyn urged by Jewish leaders to 'drain the political sewer'

British Labour members agree radical changes must take place in order to end anti-Semitism in the party.Ben Ariel, 28/03/2018 05:44
ADL stands in solidarity with British Jews

ADL stands in solidarity with British Jews

Anti-Defamation League says it stands in solidarity with British Jewish community after it demanded an end to anti-Semitism in Labour.Ben Ariel, 27/03/2018 04:44
Corbyn to British Jews: I oppose anti-Semitism

Corbyn to British Jews: I oppose anti-Semitism

Responding to British Jewry's letter about the anti-Semitism in his party, Labour leader stresses he is against it.Elad Benari, 27/03/2018 01:05
British Jews to tell Corbyn: Enough is enough

British Jews to tell Corbyn: Enough is enough

Members of British Jewish community to protest Monday outside the weekly meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party.Ben Ariel, 26/03/2018 04:42
UK: 767 anti-Semitic incidents in first half of 2017

UK: 767 anti-Semitic incidents in first half of 2017

UK Jewish community reports a record number of anti-Semitic incidents in the first half of 2017.Ben Ariel and JTA, 27/07/2017 05:13
'The conflict is the moral question of our time'

'The conflict is the moral question of our time'

Watch: Eitan Schwartz of the Yachad organization explains why a political resolution to Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict is important.Yoni Kempinski, 30/06/2017 01:08
UK Board of Deputies asks candidates to support PA State

UK Board of Deputies asks candidates to support PA State

UK Jewish leadership sends both candidates list of 10 Commitments; May and Corbyn promised to keep them - one is to advocate for a PA state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2017 23:54
'Without Jews, Britain wouldn't be Britain'

'Without Jews, Britain wouldn't be Britain'

In Passover greeting, British PM stresses the importance of Jews' right to practice their faith.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/04/2017 23:03
British PM promises to stand by the Jewish community

British PM promises to stand by the Jewish community

In a message for Hanukkah, PM Theresa May vows to defend Jews' right to practice their faith.Ben Ariel, 22/12/2016 04:11
UK to help secure its Jewish community - but Switzerland won't

UK to help secure its Jewish community - but Switzerland won't

Swiss government says Jewish community needs to levy special tax, reimburse police for the extra protection.Haim Lev, 04/12/2016 09:18
Britain’s Mitzvah Day brings out record 25,000 volunteers

Britain’s Mitzvah Day brings out record 25,000 volunteers

London Mayor Sadiq Khan joins Jewish volunteering day in UK.JTA, 03/12/2016 19:26
Britain to fund guarding for Jewish schools and synagogues

Britain to fund guarding for Jewish schools and synagogues

Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd pledges £13.4 million to provide guards for Jewish schools, colleges, nurseries and synagogues.Elad Benari, 02/12/2016 05:43
British Jewish school enrollment rises while population shrinks

British Jewish school enrollment rises while population shrinks

Study: The number of Jewish schools in Britain and their enrollments have dramatically increased even as Jewish population has decreased.JTA, 24/11/2016 05:09
Axe-wielding man threatens British Jews

Axe-wielding man threatens British Jews

A man carrying an axe made anti-Semitic threats to Jews near Manchester on Rosh Hashanah.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/10/2016 21:42
'We thought we'd never see anti-Semitism again'

'We thought we'd never see anti-Semitism again'

British Prime Minister Theresa May releases holiday message to Jewish community, pledges to combat rising tide of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2016 14:09
UK lawmaker to bring bodyguard to Labour confab

UK lawmaker to bring bodyguard to Labour confab

Jewish lawmaker says she will bring a bodyguard to her Labour Party's conference out of fear that she will be attacked.JTA, 23/09/2016 06:10
London Jewish center abused after hosting Corbyn

London Jewish center abused after hosting Corbyn

London Jewish community center receives abusive messages after hosting Labour Party head.JTA, 21/09/2016 04:12
Jewish donor compares Corbyn supporters to Nazis

Jewish donor compares Corbyn supporters to Nazis

Major Jewish donor to Britain's Labour Party compares supporters of party head Jeremy Corbyn to Nazi storm troopers.Ben Ariel and JTA, 15/08/2016 05:14