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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 radio station found guilty of referring to Israeli Embassy as 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 London restaurant 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 fans arrested after Nazi salute performed 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 sharing Holocaust denial article on Facebook

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 high court 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 date

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 courtplayer

Facing threat of sanctions, Roman Abramovich selling Chelsea Football Club

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 British national 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 given 11 month sentence 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 bus stop signs smearing Israel as 'apartheid' state 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 Londonplayer

London Jewish nursery school under police investigation

Golders Green nursery school closes after police open investigation over allegations of improper conduct by staff.

London Jewish nursery school under police investigation

UK talk radio station blasted for call supporting Whoopi Goldberg's Holocaust remarks

UK talk radio station LBC is under fire after it allowed a five-minute call by a man who made offensive comments about Judaism and Zionism.

UK radio station blasted for call supporting Whoopi Goldberg

UK watchdog report reveals online antisemitism by police officers

Report reveals culture of antisemitism, racism, misogyny and other hateful posts by London police on social media and in messaging apps.

UK watchdog report reveals online antisemitism by cops

UK power plant blasted for lighting chimneys for Holocaust Memorial Day

Battersea Power Station takes part in Light The Darkness campaign but gets called out for connection between chimneys and death camps.

UK power plant blasted for lighting chimneys in honor of Holocaust

Leonard Fenton, Dr Legg from Eastenders, dead at 95

Fenton portrayed Dr. Legg, the only Jewish character in a British soap opera, where he spoke about Judaism and against antisemitism.

Leonard Fenton, Dr Legg from Eastenders, dead at 95

UK media regulator to investigate BBC coverage of Hanukkah bus attack

BBC coverage of November incident, which was blasted for claim that Jewish victims provoked their attackers, will be investigated by agency.

UK regulator to investigate BBC coverage of Hanukkah attack

Woman who blamed London blaze on “Jewish sacrifice” found guilty

British woman who claimed that London Grenfell Tower fire victims were "burnt alive in a Jewish sacrifice" found guilty of racial hatred.

Woman who blamed London blaze on “Jewish sacrifice” found guilty

Employer tells UK security instructor ‘not to wear kippah’

London Krav Maga instructor told not to wear his kippah and to remove Israeli flag from room during his online martial arts classes.

Employer tells UK security instructor ‘not to wear kippah’

Holocaust survivor receives 2,500 cards for her 98th birthday

TikTok personality Lily Ebert, who educates about the Holocaust, receives thousands of well wishes in honor of her birthday.

Holocaust survivor receives 2,500 cards for her 98th birthday

Suspect arrested for throwing rocks at Jewish children in London

A woman in her fifties who allegedly threw rocks at a London Jewish school’s playground full of children has been arrested.

Suspect arrested for throwing rocks at Jewish children in Londonplayer

Attacker to London Jewish man: 'I want to find a Jew to kill'

A Jewish man was brutally attacked in a London, UK store by a man who screamed "You are Jewish. I am going to kill you.”

Attacker to London Jewish man: 'I want to find a Jew to kill'

UK Jewish leader to meet with BBC over biased anti-Semitism reporting

UK Board of Deputies will ask BBC to make apology to Jewish community over its coverage of a Hanukkah attack on a bus of young Jews.

UK Jewish leader to meet with BBC over anti-Semitism reporting

London boy, 9, abducted by gang targeting Jewish children

Jewish boy carried off by teenage Stamford Hill gang that has been harassing Jewish children for over a year.

London boy, 9, abducted by gang targeting Jewish childrenplayer

UK rabbi ‘will never surrender to darkness’ after menorah vandalized

Police are investigating the destruction of a menorah in northwest London as a hate crime.

UK rabbi ‘will never surrender to darkness’ after menorah defaced

UK Jewish teens light menorah in defiance of their attackers

Group of Chabad teens return to scene where they were abused while celebrating Hanukkah on a bus to light menorah in defiance.

UK Jewish teens light menorah in defiance of their attackers

Bus full of UK Jewish teens celebrating Hanukkah attacked by angry mob

Violent youths attempt to smash bus windows while hurling anti-Semitic abuse, spitting and making Nazi salutes.

Bus full of UK Jewish teens celebrating Hanukkah attacked by mobplayer

Controversial London theater's website hosted map for years that erased Israel

Theater previously denounced for putting on a play featuring a billionaire character with a stereotypically Jewish name again under fire.

London theater's website hosted map for years that erased Israel

400ft tall London ferris wheel to become menorah for Hanukkah

London, England’s famous 400-foot tall London Eye ferris wheel is going to be transformed into a giant menorah for Hanukkah next month.

400ft tall London ferris wheel to become menorah for Hanukkah

UK soccer fan sentenced to 8 weeks in jail for anti-Semitic tweets

21-year old Chelsea F.C. season ticket holder pleaded guilty in October to seven charges for posting anti-Semitic material on Twitter.

UK soccer fan given 8 weeks in jail for anti-Semitic tweets

London synagogue defaced with swastikas

Police arrest 16-year-old on suspicion of defacing a synagogue in Camden with swastikas.

London synagogue defaced with swastikas

Blind Israeli athlete raises money running London Marathon

Avi Solomon raised $6,800 participating in the London Marathon.

Blind Israeli athlete raises money running London Marathon

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.

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