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UK census finds 271,000 Jews in England and Wales

Number of Jews increases slightly from 10 years ago but remains stable as a percentage of the population.

UK census finds 271,000 Jews in England and Wales

Historic Welsh synagogue gets over $600,000 to reopen as cultural center

Welsh and UK governments give Jewish heritage organization over $600,000 to open Jewish cultural center at a historic former Welsh synagogue

Welsh synagogue gets over $600,000 to reopen as cultural center

UK founder of ‘Radio Aryan’ podcast station goes on trial

Welsh man accused of being founder of "highly antisemitic" podcast station on trial for inciting racial hatred against Jews and minorities.

UK founder of ‘Radio Aryan’ podcast station goes on trial

10-year-old boy killed in dog attack in South Wales

Boy killed by dog near Caerphilly in South Wales named by police as Jack Lis.

10-year-old boy killed in dog attack in South Walesplayer

Jewish UK government minister marks 110th anniversary of Welsh pogrom

The anti-Jewish riot was the only reported instance of its kind against the British Jewish community since the Middle Ages.

Jewish UK gov minister marks 110th anniversary of Welsh pogrom

UK man jailed for defacing salon with swastika and anti-Semitic graffiti

Police search of 52-year old man's home found bedroom full of anti-Semitic and Nazi symbols featuring Hitler and SS emblems.

UK man jailed for defacing salon with swastika graffiti

'Budget shed' features stained glass from a synagogue's windows

Welsh synagogue’s stained glass windows resurface in British man’s backyard shed.

'Budget shed' features stained glass from a synagogue's windows

UK man pleads guilty to defacing war memorial with swastikas, Nazi slogans

31-year old man from Rhyl, Wales given 18-month suspended sentence for 15 offenses, including racially aggravated harassment.

UK man pleads guilty to defacing war memorial with swastikas

Newly elected Welsh councillor defends decision to wear swastika T-shirt in old photo

Councillor for town of Briton Ferry says she wore the T-shirt as a 17-year old thinking it was "provocative and anti-establishment."

Welsh councillor defends old photo wearing swastika T-shirt

UK man who defaced Welsh war memorial with swastika, Iron Cross faces jail time

31-year old Welsh man who defaced memorial with Nazi symbols and offensive messages to be sentenced next month by a crown court.

UK man who defaced war memorial with swastika faces jail time

Four main Welsh political parties express support for IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

In meeting with Jewish community leaders, party representatives express support for anti-Semitism definition and fighting against boycotts.

Main Welsh political parties express support for IHRA definition

Plaid Cymru, Welsh political party, vows to tackle allegations of internal anti-Semitism

Welsh nationalist political party announces that it has a problem dealing with anti-Semitism in its ranks.

Welsh political party says it must do better on anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitic hate crimes nearly doubled in England in 2018

Over 1,300 anti-Semitic incidents recorded in 2018, government report says.

Anti-Semitic hate crimes nearly doubled in England in 2018

Child assaulted in anti-Semitic attack in Wales

Young boy punched in the face after his mother says she was born in Israel on Wales bus.

Child assaulted in anti-Semitic attack in Wales

Sharp rise in UK hate crimes targeting religious minorities

Number of hate crimes based on religion jumps 40% in England and Wales.

Sharp rise in UK hate crimes targeting religious minorities

Watch: Man designs bionic arm for son using 3D printer

Do it yourself: After being turned down by healthcare system, father finds creative solution for baby son following amputation.

Watch: Man designs bionic arm for son using 3D printerplayer

Historic Wales synagogue listed for sale

A synagogue identified as the oldest in Wales has been put up for sale for under $375,000.

Historic Wales synagogue listed for sale

British Jews alarmed by wristbands for migrants

Colored wristbands handed out to migrants are likened to yellow stars during the Holocaust.

British Jews alarmed by wristbands for migrants

Israeli 'Black Magic' and Mincha at Wales Stadium

Sunday's Euro 2016 Israel vs. Wales qualifier made headlines for all sorts of reasons other than the football.

Israeli 'Black Magic' and Mincha at Cardiff Stadiumplayer

Israeli 'Witchcraft' Blamed for Draw with Wales

Tal Ben Haim's hand motions during Gareth Bale's missed free kick are a 'curse' he placed on the Welshman, press screams.

British Press Blames Israeli 'Witchcraft' for Draw with Wales

Cardiff Cancels Israeli Exhibit Due to BDS

Fearing being seen as 'politically biased,' city council removes exhibit on soccer, diversity. Envoys: Wales threatened by 'thugs.'

Cardiff Cancels Israeli Soccer Exhibit Due to BDS Pressure

Cardiff Lord Mayor Says Hamas Fired 'Toy Rockets'

Israeli consul to Welsh capital says Labor councillor Ali Ahmed should be fired for 'offensive' comments at far-left rally.

Cardiff Deputy Lord Mayor Slammed for Hamas 'Toy Rockets' Jibeplayer

1 in 10 Babies in England and Wales Are Muslim

New survey data shows babies double total Muslim pop.; 80% increase between 2001-2011.

1 in 10 Babies in England and Wales Are Muslim

Israelis to the Rescue in Wales

Israeli search and rescue team members were on holiday climbing a cliff in Wales when a 67-year-old man fell from the mountain.

Israelis to the Rescue in Wales