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

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.Dan Verbin, 03/08/2021 19:48
Newly elected Welsh councillor defends decision to wear swastika T-shirt in old photo

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."Dan Verbin, 02/08/2021 14:48
UK man who defaced Welsh war memorial with swastika, Iron Cross faces jail time

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.Dan Verbin, 14/07/2021 22:21
Four main Welsh political parties express support for IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

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.Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 03:51
Plaid Cymru, Welsh political party, vows to tackle allegations of internal anti-Semitism

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.Dan Verbin, 17/03/2021 19:15
Anti-Semitic hate crimes nearly doubled in England in 2018

Anti-Semitic hate crimes nearly doubled in England in 2018

Over 1,300 anti-Semitic incidents recorded in 2018, government report says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/10/2019 19:26
Child assaulted in anti-Semitic attack in Wales

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.JTA, 20/11/2018 16:07
Sharp rise in UK hate crimes targeting religious minorities

Sharp rise in UK hate crimes targeting religious minorities

Number of hate crimes based on religion jumps 40% in England and Wales.JTA, 17/10/2018 07:38
Watch: Man designs bionic arm for son using 3D printer

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.David Rosenberg, 03/03/2017 10:08
Historic Wales synagogue listed for sale

Historic Wales synagogue listed for sale

A synagogue identified as the oldest in Wales has been put up for sale for under $375,000.JTA, 29/11/2016 22:54
British Jews alarmed by wristbands for migrants

British Jews alarmed by wristbands for migrants

Colored wristbands handed out to migrants are likened to yellow stars during the Holocaust.Gil Ronen, 26/01/2016 10:42
Israeli 'Black Magic' and Mincha at Wales Stadium

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.Ari Soffer, 08/09/2015 11:23
Israeli 'Witchcraft' Blamed for Draw with Wales

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.Cynthia Blank, 07/09/2015 19:44
Cardiff Cancels Israeli Exhibit Due to BDS

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.'Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 04/09/2015 21:24
Cardiff Lord Mayor Says Hamas Fired 'Toy Rockets'

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.Ari Soffer, 09/09/2014 08:45
1 in 10 Babies in England and Wales Are Muslim

1 in 10 Babies in England and Wales Are Muslim

New survey data shows babies double total Muslim pop.; 80% increase between 2001-2011.Ari Yashar, 12/01/2014 09:08
Israelis to the Rescue in Wales

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.Chana Ya'ar, 08/07/2013 19:56