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London police arrest man for online posts supporting Hamas

Counter Terrorism Policing received a public referral about online posts allegedly showing support for Hamas. A 43-year-old man was arrested in west London on suspicion of showing support to a terrorist organization

London police arrest man for online posts supporting Hamas

Britain:

Blow to the Right, Labour loses votes because of war in Gaza

Local elections in Britain reflected polls indicating a loss to the Conservative party in next year's elections | Labor Party also loses votes after refusing to call on Israel to reach a permanent ceasefire.

Blow to the Right, Labour loses votes because of war in Gaza

Britain:

14-year-old boy dies from injuries sustained in attack

Police arrest sword-wielding man in northeast London, after five civilians and police are injured in attack.

14-year-old boy dies from injuries sustained in attack

London:

Four men attempt to kidnap Orthodox Jew

Four, currently unidentified, individuals approached the Jewish man, threatened him, and demanded he get into the truck of their car.

Four men attempt to kidnap Orthodox Jew

Yad Vashem condemns covering of London Holocaust memorial

Israel's national Holocaust memorial warns 'root problems of antisemitism' must be confronted after Holocaust memorial covered during anti-Israel march.

Yad Vashem condemns covering of London Holocaust memorial

London police cover Holocaust memorial during anti-Israel march

Hyde Park Holocaust memorial covered to prevent anti-Israel marchers from defacing it, 1 week after Jewish man warned he faced arrest for being 'visibly Jewish.'

London police cover Holocaust memorial during anti-Israel march

For carrying swastika placard

Man arrested at pro-Palestinian Arab protest in London

Two men arrested at Palestine Solidarity Campaign demonstration in the British capital to call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

Man arrested at pro-Palestinian Arab protest in London

London:

Blood-covered horses run loose

Two blood-covered cavalry horses were seen galloping through central London when, according to reports from the British capital, at least four people were injured.

Blood-covered horses run loose

Watch:

Jewish man threatened with arrest for crossing London road

A policeman in London was recorded warning a Jew wearing a yarmulke not to cross the road to the area of an anti-Israel protest, even threatening that if he did, he would be arrested.

Jewish man threatened with arrest for crossing London road

First time in 100 years:

Soldiers of the King's Guard in Britain permitted to grow a beard

Several soldiers in the Welsh Guards started growing beards after King Charles gave the green light, 100 years after growing beards was prohibited.

Soldiers of the King's Guard in Britain permitted to grow a beard

UK:

3 charged for pro-Palestinian protest outside Labour head's home

Three activists were charged with public order offenses after they demonstrated outside the home of Sir Keir Starmer calling for an arms embargo on Israel. PM Sunak: 'No MP should be harassed at their own home.'

3 charged for pro-Palestinian protest outside Labour head's home

London police officer:

'Swastikas need to be taken in context'

Metropolitan Police under fire after officer filmed stating swastikas displayed at pro-Hamas protests are not necessarily antisemitic in defense of police refusal to take action.

'Swastikas need to be taken in context'

Britain:

Iranian TV host stabbed outside his London home

A presenter for London-based Iran International, which is affiliated with the Iranian opposition, stabbed outside his home in the city's south.

Iranian TV host stabbed outside his London home

King Charles seen in London after rumors of death

King Charles was filmed leaving Windsor Castle after rumors circled on social media of his death.

King Charles seen in London after rumors of death

How the UK Times called out antisemitic protests

A March 8th editorial in the respected UK Times, spoke out against the anti-Israel protests, showing them for what they are and suggesting the way to protect law and order while allowing freedom to assemble. Op-ed.

How the UK Times called out antisemitic protests

London:

Jewish man verbally accosted on Underground

A Muslim passenger on the London Underground told a Jewish man, 'Your religion kills Muslims,' sparking a heated debate between the two.

Jewish man verbally accosted on Underground

Prince of Wales visits Western Marble Arch Synagogue

The Prince of Wales visited the Western Marble Arch Synagogue, London, where he participated in conversations about the deeply troubling rise in antisemitism in the UK, and some of the invaluable work that is being carried out to combat it.

Prince of Wales visits Western Marble Arch Synagogue

Arab peace activist:

'From the river to the sea means murder of Jews'

Arab peace activist Loay Alshareef peaks at 'No To Terror' rally in London: "I know that this war can end, not today, not in the next hour, but in the next second, if all the hostages are released and Hamas lays down its weapons."

'From the river to the sea means murder of Jews'

British Palestinian activist:

'The cycle of death, hatred and trauma must end'

British Palestinian activist John Aziz speaks at 'No To Terror' rally in London: "Hatred is not the cure for hatred. Death is not the cure for death. Dehumanization is not the cure for dehumanization."

'The cycle of death, hatred and trauma must end'

'No To Terror'

Muslims and 7/10 survivors hold 'No To Terror' rally

Muslim leaders unite with Oct. 7th massacre survivors from the Nova music festival to say 'No To Terror.'

Muslims and 7/10 survivors hold 'No To Terror' rally

'From river to sea' projected onto London's Big Ben

Anti-Israel demonstration held outside Parliament during debate on ceasefire resolutions, with genocidal slogan projected onto iconic London landmark.

'From river to sea' projected onto London's Big Ben

Following cancer diagnosis:

UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

The prayer beseeches G-d to prolong the King's days, 'so that he may continue to rule over our nation in good health and happiness.'

UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

UK:

Pro-Israel MP forced to leave politics after threats

British MP Mike Freer announced he would not seek reelection following an arson attack on his office and numerous death threats by Islamists.

Pro-Israel MP forced to leave politics after threats

London:

34-year-old charged in Golders Green knife incident

A worker in a London kosher supermarket retold the dramatic moments when a man entered the store yesterday waving a knife: "I fought him with a broom."

34-year-old charged in Golders Green knife incident

London:

Knife-wielding man arrested in Jewish neighborhood

Police and the local Shomrim chapter have detained an individual in the Jewish community of Golders Green in London.

Knife-wielding man arrested in Jewish neighborhood

London:

Three Israelis attacked while speaking Hebrew

Three Israelis attacked in an antisemitic incident. Local police ignored their call and responded: 'We’re busy. Try to calm down.'

Three Israelis attacked while speaking Hebrew

London:

Pro-Palestinian plot against Stock Exchange foiled

Six activists from the Palestine Action group allegedly intended to target the London Stock Exchange on Monday morning, causing damage and 'locking on' to prevent the building from opening for trading.

Pro-Palestinian plot against Stock Exchange foiled

'On the good side of history'

Thousands rally for Israel in central London

Thousands of pro-Israel supporters gathered in Trafalgar Square to mark 100 days since Hamas's attack on Israel and to demand the return of the hostages.

Thousands rally for Israel in central London

Fighting like lions:

Israel advocacy superstar lands in London

Eylon Levy arrived in London where he will present Israel's case to 10 of Britain's foremost media outlets.

Israel advocacy superstar lands in London

British MP:

'South Africa in danger of becoming terrorist proxy'

British Tory MP Sir Michael Ellis warned his country's Parliament that South Africa is becoming steadily more aligned with Iran and Hamas.

'South Africa in danger of becoming terrorist proxy'

'I felt unsafe':

UK Minister's daughter drops uni course due to antisemitism

The daughter of Defense Secretary Grant Shapps says she felt unsafe following anti-Israel protests at the University of Leeds.

UK Minister's daughter drops uni course due to antisemitism

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London cyclist assaults Orthodox Jews

Man on bicycle assaults multiple Jewish men in Stamford Hill neighborhood as London sees hundreds of percent rise in antisemitism.

London cyclist assaults Orthodox Jews

IDF soldier ejected from seminar for calling Hamas Nazis

Matan Bar Noi was forcefully removed from a Breaking the Silence seminar after denouncing Hamas to the audience.

IDF soldier ejected from seminar for calling Hamas Nazis

UK Middle East Minister:

'10/7 sexual violence must be investigated to ensure justice'

Lord Tariq Ahmad called on the international community to condemn Hamas and on Israel to take all measures to protect civilians.

'10/7 sexual violence must be investigated to ensure justice'

UK imposes new sanctions against Iran

A series of new sanctions against Iranian officials comes into force today in England, allowing stronger steps in the UK against the regime.

UK imposes new sanctions against Iran

Foreign Minister bashes London agency for ending hostage ads

Minister Eli Cohen denounces a London advertising agency for that cancelled an ad campaign for the return of the hostages.

Foreign Minister bashes London agency for ending hostage ads

The Daily Portion / Finding strength on a trip to London

At the end of a regular conversation with someone, the person I had been speaking with invariably left me with “Am Yisrael chai!.”

The Daily Portion / Finding strength on a trip to London

British newspapers call for return of infant held by Hamas

The front pages of British newspapers today featured Kfir Bibas, a baby less than a year old kidnapped by Hamas.

British newspapers call for return of infant held by Hamas

London:

Thousands gather to rally against antisemitism

Former UK PM Johnson and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis attended the rally after a series of antisemitic and anti-Israel protests.

Thousands gather to rally against antisemitism

London:

Pro-Israel right-wing activist removed from pro-Jewish march

EDL founder Tommy Robinson was forcibly removed from a pro-Israel rally after organizers said he was unwelcome.

Pro-Israel right-wing activist removed from pro-Jewish march

British Labour Party in upheaval over Israel ceasefire vote

SNP's bid to get MPs to call for a ceasefire was knocked down with a 293-125. Nine Labour shadow ministers have resigned.

British Labour Party in upheaval over Israel ceasefire vote

Londonstan celebrates the fall of London

Some in Parliament appease them because they want their votes. Others fear confrontation. The door is closing. Op-ed..

Londonstan celebrates the fall of London

Hotovely to Arutz Sheva:

'Demonstrations do not represent UK street'

Israeli Amb. to the UK says the British govt. understands the magnitude of the Hamas massacre, public does not support Islamic extremists.

'Demonstrations do not represent UK street'

Suella Braverman removed from post as UK Home Secretary

The staunchly pro-Jewish secretary was accused of undermining the operational independence of - and public confidence in - the police.

Suella Braverman removed from post as UK Home Secretary

London:

Jewish families targeted by anti-Israel activists at synagogue

500,000 people turn out to protest Israel on streets of London on Armistice Day.

Jewish families targeted by anti-Israel activists at synagogue

English Lord:

'We need to call out terrorists and their apologists"

Lord Wolfson, a member of the British House of Lords, calls on England to take more firm measures against support for terrorists.

'We need to call out terrorists and their apologists"

London:

Jewish schools to remain closed due to antisemitism

Torah Vodaas in Edgware and Ateres Beis Yaakov in Colindale both informed parents on Thursday evening they would not reopen until Monday.

Jewish schools to remain closed due to antisemitism

London:

Kosher restaurant vandalized

Several bridges in the predominantly Jewish neighborhood of Golders Green were vandalized by Hamas supporters.

Kosher restaurant vandalized

Iranian activists face campaign of intimidation in Europe

The regime uses a wide variety of means to try and silence critics even outside its borders.

Iranian activists face campaign of intimidation in Europe

New research shows:

After medieval pogrom, York's Jewish community rebuilt itself

A medieval massacre nearly wiped out the Jews of York, England. New research shows how the community recovered.

After medieval pogrom, York's Jewish community rebuilt itself

City with history of antisemitism may get Jewish heritage center

The British town where the antisemitic blood libel theory was born could get a Jewish heritage center.

City with history of antisemitism may get Jewish heritage center

Watch: Angry driver rips up banners of Just Stop Oil protesters

A schoolgirl challenged a group of Just Stop Oil protesters as they blocked traffic along a busy highway in London.

Watch: Angry driver rips up banners of Just Stop Oil protesters

Applause for Harry Styles fans who kept Shabbat

A crowd in London cheered on fans of Harry Styles who walked to the concert instead of violating Shabbat.

Applause for Harry Styles fans who kept Shabbat

London Jewish Museum to close while seeking new location

London Jewish Museum to close indefinitely and look for new location.

London Jewish Museum to close while seeking new location

London airport forced to shut down operations over drones

Departing flights grounded and incoming air traffic diverted over sudden spike in drone aircraft activity around London airport.

London airport forced to shut down operations over drones

King Charles III crowned

'Monarch cherishes his warm relationship with British Jews'

King Charles III's formal coronation took place this Saturday. Israeli and Jewish leaders share their blessings.

'Monarch cherishes his warm relationship with British Jews'

Norwich mayor apologizes for 12th century pogrom

Mayor of English city issues apology for medieval blood libel that led to the deaths of 17 Jews.

Norwich mayor apologizes for 12th century pogrom

Lapid slams Netanyahu for eating in non-kosher restaurant

Israeli PM filmed eating at non-kosher London restaurant over Shabbat.

Lapid slams Netanyahu for eating in non-kosher restaurant

Netanyahu delays flight to London until early morning

PM decided to fly to UK at 4 am rather than tonight to deal with Knesset legislation. Netanyahu will meet the British PM and Home Secretary.

Netanyahu delays flight to London until early morning

Hate crime in Britain:

Police looking into damage to UK city’s plaque marking first Jew

Commemorative marker in Brighton honoring Jewish man who lived in city in 18th century mysteriously found cracked in two lying on street.

Police looking into damage to UK city’s plaque marking first Jew