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UK Jewish community horrified by murder of MP David Amess

UK Jewish community horrified by murder of MP David Amess

Longtime lawmaker remembered as a great friend of the British Jewish community and of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2021 19:11
Murdered UK MP David Amess worked to help most vulnerable

Murdered UK MP David Amess worked to help most vulnerable

PM Boris Johnson pays tribute to Amess, who was killed on Friday, saying that "all our hearts are full of shock and sadness today."Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2021 17:21
UK soccer team denounces anti-Semitic poster

UK soccer team denounces anti-Semitic poster

South London team Millwall F.C. removed the neo-Nazi poster from near its stadium and sent a report to law enforcement.Dan Verbin, 14/10/2021 18:15
UK gov: Jews victims of 1 in 5 religious-based hate crimes, highest recorded level

UK gov: Jews victims of 1 in 5 religious-based hate crimes, highest recorded level

The main Jewish communal security organization in the UK is sounding the alarm in the wake of shocking new data on hate crimes against Jews.Dan Verbin, 12/10/2021 23:04
Israeli government passivity is killing Alta Fixsler

Israeli government passivity is killing Alta Fixsler

Israeli government, and specifically FM Yair Lapid, knows exactly what specific diplomatic means they need to employ to save Alta's life.Binyomin Feinberg, 08/10/2021 17:59
UK hospitals install made in Israel wheelchair docking stations

UK hospitals install made in Israel wheelchair docking stations

Israeli invented docking stations provide patients with easy access to wheelchairs in a timely and safe manner.Dan Verbin, 07/10/2021 22:56
Parents of seriously ill UK toddler Alta Fixsler lose battle to have her die at home

Parents of seriously ill UK toddler Alta Fixsler lose battle to have her die at home

The parents of two-year old Alta Fixsler have been denied their wish to have their daughter's life support withdrawn at home.Dan Verbin, 07/10/2021 16:01
London rejects plan that would have endangered 320-year old Bevis Marks synagogue

London rejects plan that would have endangered 320-year old Bevis Marks synagogue

London scraps proposal to build towering high rise that would have left historic Bevis Marks Synagogue bathed in darkness.Dan Verbin, 05/10/2021 17:55
Worry as new high rise set to tower over UK’s oldest synagogue

Worry as new high rise set to tower over UK’s oldest synagogue

320-year old Bevis Marks synagogue could be engulfed in total darkness if 48-story office tower is built.Dan Verbin, Canada, 27/09/2021 22:17
Historic British resort town hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Historic British resort town hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Knaresborough's town statues and medieval castle vandalized with Nazi symbols and lewd images.Dan Verbin, 27/09/2021 16:39
London: Anti-Israel protestors charged for calling to 'rape' Jewish daughters

London: Anti-Israel protestors charged for calling to 'rape' Jewish daughters

4 charged with hate crime for broadcasting rape threats against Jewish women, other anti-Semitic abuse in Jewish London neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 16:49
Study finds most teachers in England lack basic knowledge to teach about the Holocaust

Study finds most teachers in England lack basic knowledge to teach about the Holocaust

Study finds alarming lack of knowledge about the Holocaust, even among teachers who teach the subject.Dan Verbin, 14/09/2021 17:54
150-year old Bristol, UK synagogue saved thanks to renovation

150-year old Bristol, UK synagogue saved thanks to renovation

The historic Orthodox synagogue was given a life saving renovation in large part due to generous donations from its aging congregants.Dan Verbin, Canada, 10/09/2021 22:54
Jewish UK soccer fans set up support group to tackle anti-Semitism

Jewish UK soccer fans set up support group to tackle anti-Semitism

Fans of Watford Football Club launch support group, encouraged by former Israeli soccer star Ronny Rosenthal, to connect Jewish supporters.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 23:00
London police arrest man following five anti-Semitic assaults

London police arrest man following five anti-Semitic assaults

28-year old suspect in police custody under suspicion of committing five racially motivated attacks.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 22:08
Jewish couple kicked out of UK tearoom for requesting meal without non-kosher chicken

Jewish couple kicked out of UK tearoom for requesting meal without non-kosher chicken

Restaurant owner tells couple to leave after they asked for cucumber as a replacement or offered to pay full price without the chicken.Dan Verbin, 31/08/2021 21:17
London solicitor charged with contaminating food at supermarkets

London solicitor charged with contaminating food at supermarkets

Leoaai Elghareeb, 37, contaminated food at three supermarkets, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/08/2021 22:30
UK uni at center of anti-Semitism scandal mocked on social media

UK uni at center of anti-Semitism scandal mocked on social media

University of Bristol asks Twitter users what it is famous for and ends up with a backlash for its failure to tackle campus anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, Canada, 27/08/2021 23:08
Giant swastika carved into UK salon's wall along with dozens of other Nazi symbols

Giant swastika carved into UK salon's wall along with dozens of other Nazi symbols

Shop faces over $8,000 in damages after owner discovers anti-Semitic vandalism and smashed walls.Dan Verbin, 23/08/2021 15:48
Six people dead in shooting in southwest England

Six people dead in shooting in southwest England

Six people killed, among them the suspected shooter, in the city of Plymouth. Incident not believed to be terror-related.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2021 03:53
Swastika graffiti found in northeast England city

Swastika graffiti found in northeast England city

Graffiti found near racecourse in Durham, UK widely condemned by Jewish community, civic leaders and police.Dan Verbin, 03/08/2021 15:58
London synagogue whose history dates back to 1867 closing

London synagogue whose history dates back to 1867 closing

Historic South London Synagogue closing its doors due to aging and dwindling membership and lack of local Jewish community in the area.Dan Verbin, 22/07/2021 15:44
Soccer championships may have caused new wave

Soccer championships may have caused new wave

Dozens of Israelis travelled to Europe to watch the finals - and they may have brought the new wave of infections back with them.Arutz Sheva Staff , 16/07/2021 16:42
Watch: England fans riot after soccer finals loss

Watch: England fans riot after soccer finals loss

English soccer faithful rioted, beating Italy fans in the aftermath of the UEFA finals loss.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 22:58
Church of England to apologize for medieval expulsion of the Jews

Church of England to apologize for medieval expulsion of the Jews

Expulsion followed 200 year period of anti-Semitism for England's Jewish community, who were invited back nearly 400 years later.Dan Verbin, 12/07/2021 21:43
London Jew describes 'two of many' anti-Semitic encounters

London Jew describes 'two of many' anti-Semitic encounters

Not a single onlooker intervened when visibly Jewish man was cursed & threatened in central London.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2021 22:51
Anti-Semitism in the UK: 'I'll slit your throat for Palestine'

Anti-Semitism in the UK: 'I'll slit your throat for Palestine'

Watch: Jewish passenger threatened twice in back-to-back anti-Semitic incidents in London.David Rosenberg, 04/07/2021 19:46
Huge fireball engulfs London train station

Huge fireball engulfs London train station

Elephant and Castle railway station engulfed in flames, disrupting train services in London.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 17:06
Historic level of London anti-Semitic incidents, charity reports

Historic level of London anti-Semitic incidents, charity reports

Community Security Trust records 201 incidents in May, calls incidents “utterly predictable and completely disgraceful.”Dan Verbin, 15/06/2021 16:15
Jewish teachers in London quit union over pro-Palestinian stance

Jewish teachers in London quit union over pro-Palestinian stance

Dozens of Jewish schoolteachers in London have quit Britain's National Education Union after it endorsed anti-Israel rallies.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 04/06/2021 10:21
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
Mezuzot vandalised in London suburb with large Jewish population

Mezuzot vandalised in London suburb with large Jewish population

Mezuzot stolen, defaced and stomped on in Borehamwood, a suburb to the north of London, UK.Dan Verbin, 20/05/2021 18:45
London protesters call to 'Rape Jewish Daughters'

London protesters call to 'Rape Jewish Daughters'

Anti-Israel protesters driving in Jewish neighborhood call for mass rape of Jewish women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2021 15:21
‘Free Palestine’ spray-painted on synagogue in Spain

‘Free Palestine’ spray-painted on synagogue in Spain

'Alllah hu akbar' painted on synagogue in Spain, protesters in London curse Jews.C. Liphshiz & T. Axelrod, JTA, 13/05/2021 08:16
After 73 years, famous London Jewish deli closing its doors

After 73 years, famous London Jewish deli closing its doors

Harry Morgan, the famous London, UK deli, served its last corn beef sandwich this week.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 17:57
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
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
Suspect arrested for brutal assault on pregnant Jewish woman in London

Suspect arrested for brutal assault on pregnant Jewish woman in London

London police nab middle-aged man suspected of beating pregnant Jewish woman in London's Stamford Hill neighborhood.David Rosenberg, 23/03/2021 08:16
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
'In 10 or 20 years there might not be a religious community in Newcastle'

'In 10 or 20 years there might not be a religious community in Newcastle'

The Jewish community in Newcastle, England, is shrinking. But it’s getting some unexpected help.Jacob Judah, JTA, 17/03/2021 08:57
England: Prince Philip released from hospital

England: Prince Philip released from hospital

Buckingham Palace confirms Prince Philip's release from hospital, thanks medical staff and well-wishers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 15:27
US, UK, scholars sign petition supporting lecturer who made anti-Semitic statements

US, UK, scholars sign petition supporting lecturer who made anti-Semitic statements

Nearly 200 US and UK scholars back British lecturer who called Jewish students ‘pawns’ of Israel.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/02/2021 20:21
Holocaust survivor and her rabbi son punched on London bus

Holocaust survivor and her rabbi son punched on London bus

Woman says, 'I hate you Jews, you took our money,' before attacking Holocaust survivor and elderly son.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 13/02/2021 21:06
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
London: Firebomb thrown near Golders Green synagogue

London: Firebomb thrown near Golders Green synagogue

Police close road around synagogue after suspicious man appears with Molotov Cocktail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 16:14
Study: Nearly one-third of coronavirus patients readmitted to hospital within 140 days

Study: Nearly one-third of coronavirus patients readmitted to hospital within 140 days

New study shows increased risk of respiratory, cardiovascular, problems for recovered coronavirus patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2021 14:19
Jewish homes in London vandalized with red crosses

Jewish homes in London vandalized with red crosses

Homes with mezuzahs in Stamford Hill neighborhood of London vandalized with red crosses.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 15/01/2021 07:18
Tiny congregation’s synagogue building east of London will become a cultural center

Tiny congregation’s synagogue building east of London will become a cultural center

High-profile donors save synagogue whose tiny congregation can no longer afford its upkeep, turning building into cultural center.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 13/01/2021 07:52
Additional parts of UK to go on lockdown as virus strain spreads

Additional parts of UK to go on lockdown as virus strain spreads

Health Sec says residents of London, Essex, Kent 'should behave as if they have the virus.'Eitan Divinsky, 30/12/2020 13:35
Panels clears UK pharmacist who said ‘Zionists’ were responsible for London fire

Panels clears UK pharmacist who said ‘Zionists’ were responsible for London fire

Panel declines to suspend British pharmacist who denounced Israel at a rally, blamed Zionists for deadly Grenfell Tower fire.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 09/11/2020 07:08
British politician gets death threats over his support for London Holocaust memorial

British politician gets death threats over his support for London Holocaust memorial

British state secretary Robert Jenrick protected by counter-terror police over support for building of Holocaust memorial in London.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 14/10/2020 17:51
London mayoral hopeful suspended for telling voters in 1997 ‘don’t vote for a Jew’

London mayoral hopeful suspended for telling voters in 1997 ‘don’t vote for a Jew’

Liberal Democrats suspend Geeta Sidhu-Robb after video emerges of her calling on voters not to 'vote for a Jew.'Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 14/09/2020 18:19
Yeshiva students land in Israel, are refused entry and returned to London

Yeshiva students land in Israel, are refused entry and returned to London

Two hasidic yeshiva students arrive in Israel without authorization, are turned back by authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 14:17
London's Tower Bridge stuck open

London's Tower Bridge stuck open

Malfunction leaves iconic London bridge stuck open, causing traffic problems in the heart of the UK capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 10:50
London man charged with attempted murder for stabbing rabbi in the head

London man charged with attempted murder for stabbing rabbi in the head

UK man arrested for stabbing rabbi in the head identified, charged with attempted murder. Police yet to declare attack anti-Semitism.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/06/2020 08:16
Victim of London stabbing attack identified

Victim of London stabbing attack identified

European Jewish Congress identifies victim of London stabbing attack, wishes him a speedy recovery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2020 23:28
London: Orthodox Jewish man stabbed in the head

London: Orthodox Jewish man stabbed in the head

Hasidic man stabbed in apparent anti-Semitic hate crime in London. Suspect arrested. Witness says victim suffered stab wounds to the skullArutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2020 14:52