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Police investigating Jewish woman's assault as hate crime

The incident took place on Thursday, when the 20-year-old was robbed by two women who ran off.

Police investigating Jewish woman's assault as hate crime

My heart is in the East, but I am in London

Everything is intertwined. I'm here, an Israeli, a mother, reservist's wife, communal worker trying to provide assistance - a Jewish woman.

My heart is in the East, but I am in London

London Underground announces 'Free Palestine'

Police are investigating an incident of a London Underground operator announcing 'Free Palestine' to cheering passengers.

London Underground announces 'Free Palestine'

Israeli woman found dead in London hotel

Hotel owner finds 30-year-old Israeli citizen dead after drug overdose. Return of body to Israel delayed due to lack of insurance.

Israeli woman found dead in London hotel

UK teen TikTok prankster arrested after harassing Orthodox Jews

18-year-old 'Mizzy' arrested after harassing and jumping over Jews, breaking into people's houses.

UK teen TikTok prankster arrested after harassing Orthodox Jews

UK Jewish org warns of swastika graffiti in London

Campaign Against Antisemitism sounds alarm as swastika graffiti becomes increasingly common in Britain's capital.

UK Jewish org warns of swastika graffiti in London

Son of Jewish refugees aims to be Tory London mayor candidate

Daniel Korski, former advisor to ex-PM David Cameron, pledges to embrace new technologies to 'make the London dream a reality.'

Son of Jewish refugees aims to be Tory London mayor candidate

London shul criticized for holding indoor Lag Ba'Omer bonfire

Golders Green synagogue holds dangerous bonfire indoors after it rains, witnesses report children crowding around flames.

London shul criticized for holding indoor Lag Ba'Omer bonfire

Orthodox protesters: UK education bill is antisemitic

Protesters accuse British MP of proposing bill to take away traditional religious education from Jewish families.

Orthodox protesters: UK education bill is antisemitic

Man shouting abuse assaults Jewish bus passenger with pole

Assailant waving long yellow pole threatens to 'mash up' Jewish passenger, also harasses other Jews on Stamford Hill bus.

Man shouting abuse assaults Jewish bus passenger with pole

Anti-Israel rally outside PM’s office features Nazi comparisons

London march rife with antisemitic signs, chants and speakers calling for genocidal destruction of Jewish State.

Anti-Israel rally outside PM’s office features Nazi comparisons

Arrests made in two London antisemitic verbal abuse incidents

Individuals who targeted Jews in Stamford Hill with vile antisemitic abuse in police custody.

Arrests made in two London antisemitic verbal abuse incidents

Threatening message left inside UK StandWithUs office

London office of Jewish advocacy organization broken into by vandals who place burning memorial candle next to campaign shirt.

Threatening message left inside UK StandWithUs office

Arsenal launches Jewish group to combat antisemitism in soccer

Initiative introduced by UK club after fans banned for hateful anti-Jewish behavior.

Arsenal launches Jewish group to combat antisemitism in soccer

UK memorial to six unknown Holocaust victims unveiled

Holocaust memorial garden near London dedicated to six unknown Auschwitz victims finally laid to rest in Jewish cemetery.

UK memorial to six unknown Holocaust victims unveiled

UK Jewish org slams Al-Quds Day rally for Nazi comparisons

Annual event allowed to go forward despite continued presence of hateful anti-Jewish rhetoric, inflammatory speakers.

UK Jewish org slams Al-Quds Day rally for Nazi comparisons

London airgun shooters released by police with their weapon

London police let alleged shooters go free after five incidents where Jewish Londoners shot at from car with gel pellets.

London airgun shooters released by police with their weapon

Jewish girls victimized by man shouting antisemitic slurs

Latest incident in heavily Jewish Stamford Hill points to troubling trend of area's Jewish residents being increasingly targeted.

Jewish girls victimized by man shouting antisemitic slurs

Orthodox Union meets with Europe’s largest synagogue movement

Historic first in-person NYC meeting between OU and United Synagogue leads to wide ranging discussions and brainstorming on shared issues.

Orthodox Union meets with Europe’s largest synagogue movement

Building in heavily Jewish area of London covered in swastikas

Jewish residents of Stamford Hill in shock after someone graffitis numerous swastikas on their building.

Building in heavily Jewish area of London covered in swastikas

Knife-wielding man yells ‘I love Hitler” at London Jews on Purim

UK man armed with weapon taunts Jews leaving Stamford Hill synagogue on Purim, shouting about his admiration for Nazi leader.

Knife-wielding man yells ‘I love Hitler” at London Jews on Purim

Muslim who assaulted 3 Jews given hospital stay instead of jail

London judge tells courtroom he's 'satisfied' assailant who brutally beat Jews is 'suffering from a mental disorder.'

Muslim who assaulted 3 Jews given hospital stay instead of jail

London hospital removes Gazan anti-Israel mural after complaints

Hospital reacts after complaints from Jewish patients and pro-Israel advocacy org over anti-Israel artwork displayed in children's ward.

London hospital removes Gazan anti-Israel mural after complaints

Muslim org buys UK synagogue it calls 'place of non-believers'

Islamic group buying Wembley United Synagogue building apologizes after offensive term found on fundraising flyer.

Muslim org buys UK synagogue it calls 'place of non-believers'

12-year old boy one of three Jews assaulted in London

Three antisemitic assaults occur in Stamford Hill, including a 12-year old Jewish boy grabbed by the throat and thrown off a bus.

12-year old boy one of three Jews assaulted in London

UK census: Median age of Jews in England and Wales is 41

Newly released data also shows that in Jewish communities in England and Wales, women outnumber men.

UK census: Median age of Jews in England and Wales is 41

London mayor speaks at Holocaust Memorial Day event

Sadiq Khan touches on importance of remembering the Holocaust and not becoming complacent in the face of intolerance.

London mayor speaks at Holocaust Memorial Day event

Report: IRGC office discovered in Jewish area of London

UK politician urges government to shut down office used as 'outreach center' for Revolutionary Guard Corps.

Report: IRGC office discovered in Jewish area of London

Arsenal looking into antisemitic incidents during recent match

UK soccer club investigating two 'disturbing' antisemitic incidents during game against London rivals.

Arsenal looking into antisemitic incidents during recent match

Jewish man and infant son violently attacked in London

Stamford Hill antisemitic attack leaves Jewish man with cuts on his face and hand.

Jewish man and infant son violently attacked in London

London mayor pledges to increase police presence in Jewish areas

Sadiq Khan says that London has ‘zero tolerance’ for antisemitism after month in which multiple incidents take place.

London mayor pledges to increase police presence in Jewish areas

London Eye to be transformed into giant menorah

One of the world's tallest Ferris wheels will again become a menorah in honor of Hanukkah.

London Eye to be transformed into giant menorah

Chief Rabbi to attend closing of 60-year-old Wembley Synagogue

London congregation moving to smaller venue due to dwindling numbers after six decades.

Chief Rabbi to attend closing of 60-year-old Wembley Synagogue

London school children filmed singing song about murdering Jews

Song about apocalyptic final battle where Jews will be massacred sung by children as young as 8 at British school linked to Iranian regime.

London school children filmed singing song about murdering Jews

Incitement charges dropped against ‘Palestine convoy’ duo

UK Jewish org furious after two men no longer face charges for 'stirring up racial hatred' against Jews during 2021 convoy.

Incitement charges dropped against ‘Palestine convoy’ duo

Man who attacked three Jews in north London found guilty

British man convicted for string of attacks in heavily Jewish area of north London.

Man who attacked three Jews in north London found guilty

British theater cancels Nazi-themed Romeo and Juliet

Facing barrage of criticism, London’s Icarus Theatre cancels Romeo and Juliet with Jewish Juliet and Nazi Romeo.

British theater cancels Nazi-themed Romeo and Juliet

Labour councillors blasted for walking out on IHRA def. vote

South London Labour councillors skip vote to adopt IHRA definition of antisemitism, leading to outcry from Conservative colleagues.

Labour councillors blasted for walking out on IHRA def. vote

Climate protesters throw tomato soup on Van Gogh painting

Two anti-oil activists deface priceless Van Gogh "Sunflowers" painting at London's National Gallery with tomato soup.

Climate protesters throw tomato soup on Van Gogh painting

London police close investigation into Hanukkah bus attack

Metropolitan Police announce investigation has been put on hold due to lack of identifying perpetrators.

London police close investigation into Hanukkah bus attack

Two UK Jewish schools end kosher meals due to soaring costs

Schools tell parents it is no longer 'financially viable' to continue supplying catered kosher food to pupils.

Two UK Jewish schools end kosher meals due to soaring costs

UK court hears how man 'traveled from Yorkshire to attack Jews'

Trial begins for man accused of string of assaults against north London Jews walking to synagogue.

UK court hears how man 'traveled from Yorkshire to attack Jews'

UK court reinstates hate charges against man who attacked 5 Jews

Hate charges against Stamford Hill assailant who allegedly assaulted five Orthodox Jews reinstated after appeal from community.

UK court reinstates hate charges against man who attacked 5 Jews

London police investigating three antisemitic attacks

Antisemitism continues to be a serious problem for London's Jewish community, with three separate incidents occurring on the same day.

London police investigating three antisemitic attacks

UK station guilty of calling Israeli Embassy the ‘Jewish Embassy’

Broadcasting authority finds station broke accuracy rules, causing offense for a series of news stories that used the term "Jewish Embassy."

UK station guilty of calling Israeli Embassy the ‘Jewish Embassy’

Jewish-owned UK eatery defaced with ‘Free Palestine’ graffiti

Popular north London restaurant Michaels Brasserie targeted with antisemitic graffiti.

Jewish-owned UK eatery defaced with ‘Free Palestine’ graffiti

Two arrested after Nazi salute made at Tottenham soccer game

Arrests made after rival fan makes Nazi salute during game against team with large Jewish fanbase.

Two arrested after Nazi salute made at Tottenham soccer game

Labour wins control of London’s most Jewish borough

Majority win for Labour described as a sign that Jewish voters are returning to the party.

Labour wins control of London’s most Jewish borough

UK Labour councillor suspended for posting Holocaust denial

London borough councillor running for reelection allegedly shared Nazi propaganda article that called the Holocaust a hoax.

UK Labour councillor suspended for posting Holocaust denial

UK government appeals decision to block Holocaust memorial

Plan to build national Holocaust monument next to Houses of Parliament faces opposition from green space advocates.

UK government appeals decision to block Holocaust memorial

London Jewish shop attack attack suspect ‘unfit to give plea’

Teen who allegedly punched two Jewish shopkeepers deemed unfit to enter plea due to mental health issues.

London Jewish shop attack attack suspect ‘unfit to give plea’

UK Conservative candidate suspended over Nazi uniform photo

London candidate set to run in a local election in a heavily Jewish area was suspended for a photo where he was dressed in a Nazi uniform.

UK Conservative candidate suspended over Nazi uniform photo

Antisemites throw eggs at Jews outside London synagogue

20-year old male arrested but police searching for other suspects in week-long spree of egg throwing attacks against London Jews.

Antisemites throw eggs at Jews outside London synagogue

British radio station sanctioned for playing antisemitic song

London radio station sanctioned by communications regulator for playing a hip hop song that "contained antisemitic lyrics."

British radio station sanctioned for playing antisemitic song

Russian oligarch’s London mansion taken over by squatters

Oleg Deripaska's $65 million mansion was taken over by anarchist group urging others to occupy oligarchs' properties to protest Ukraine war.

Russian oligarch’s London mansion taken over by squatters

UK teen who allegedly attacked Jewish shopkeepers avoids court

18-year old suspect in case of brutal assault against two Jewish London shop owners moved to psychiatric ward, avoids court date.

UK teen who allegedly attacked Jewish shopkeepers avoids court

Facing threat of sanctions, Roman Abramovich selling Chelsea FC

Russian-Israeli billionaire announces intention to sell soccer team, donate profits to foundation for benefit of victims of war in Ukraine.

Facing threat of sanctions, Roman Abramovich selling Chelsea FC

Appeal to block UK Holocaust memorial heads to high court

Proposed memorial would sit next to British houses of parliament and consist of 23 giant bronze fins and an education center.

Appeal to block UK Holocaust memorial heads to high court

Woman gets jail time for calling London fire 'Jewish sacrifice'

Woman who claimed that London Grenfell Tower fire victims were "burnt alive in a Jewish sacrifice" has been sentenced to 11 months in jail.

Woman gets jail time for calling London fire 'Jewish sacrifice'

Unauthorized 'apartheid state' bus stop signs appear in London

Posters labelling Israel an “apartheid” state have been illegally placed in bus stops around London.

Unauthorized 'apartheid state' bus stop signs appear in London