UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mervis, other Jewish leaders describe British terror attack as assault on democracy

03/23/2017 2:07 PM

UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mervis joined other European Jewish leaders Thursday in offering condolences following Wednesday’s terror attack outside the British Parliament. A knife-wielding man, identified


Boris Johnson says Trump brings “opportunity” to solve Israel-Palestinian conflict

03/08/2017 4:20 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a man who has been called “Britain’s Donald Trump,” said Wednesday that the Trump administration represents an “opportunity” for progress regarding


UK’s Labour Party considers expelling three members for anti-Semitic comments

03/08/2017 11:48 AM

Over the past year, Britain’s Labor Party has been plagued by anti-Semitism within its ranks, with former London mayor Ken Livingstone and MP Naz Shah both suspended


Veteran Labor MP and Israel foe Gerald Kaufman dies at 86

02/27/2017 3:41 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Gerald Kaufman, an MP with Britain’s Labor Party and a vociferous critic of Israel, passed away Sunday at 86 due to an undisclosed illness. “Sir Gerald


Holocaust denier David Irving receives standing ovation in Glasgow

02/13/2017 6:01 PM

David Irving, the British author and Holocaust denier best known for his failed libel lawsuit against historian Deborah Lipstadt, expressed anti-Semitic views in an event Friday


Netanyahu avoids commitment to two-state solution in meeting with UK’s Theresa May

02/06/2017 2:10 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assured his British counterpart, Theresa May, of his desire for peace in a meeting Monday in London. At the same time,


With 3 instances every day, anti-Semitism in UK breaks new record

02/02/2017 12:57 PM Updated: 1 month ago

Anti-Semitic incidents in Britain are reaching record levels, according to a study Thursday by the Community Security Trust, a charity protecting Jews from anti-Semitism.  According to

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Russian Embassy in Britain tweets image of Pepe the Frog

01/10/2017 12:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Pepe the Frog, the meme of choice for the Alt-Right movement, appeared in a tweet Monday by Great Britain’s Russian Embassy. According to Haaretz, the tweet


Prince Charles warns that rise in anti-Semitism echoes 1930s

12/22/2016 3:03 PM Updated: 3 months ago

  The rise in populism around the world carries disturbing echoes of anti-Semitism and the fascism of the 1930s, Britain’s Prince Charles warned in a BBC Radio

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Labor leader, criticized for Israel views, visits concentration camp

12/06/2016 10:30 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s Labour Party, has been the subject of controversy due to his alleged anti-Israel views and the recurring problem of anti-Semitism

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Kosher Abattoir in London Stormed by Animal Rights Group

12/01/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 3 months ago

  A kosher slaughterhouse in Hackeney Wick, East London was defaced last week with anti-Semitic graffiti, including the words “Kosher Holocaust” and a Star of David, the Jewish

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UK Police Arrest Man in London Over Suspicious Package

10/21/2016 2:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

London (AFP) – Armed police arrested a 19-year-old man in London on Friday under counter-terrorism laws in connection with a suspicious package found on the Underground

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Brexit Sends Jewish Brits Back to Germany

09/28/2016 12:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Many British Jews may find themselves on an exodus back to a place that once caused their ancestors an enormous amount of suffering. Now that Brexit

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Spread of Superbug Could Lead to Global Disaster

09/19/2016 2:20 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Washington (AFP) – The spread of superbugs that are resistant to all known drug treatments could spark a global financial crisis on the level of the

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In US Visit, London Mayor Khan Criticizes Trump

09/16/2016 10:00 AM Updated: 6 months ago

(AFP). Visiting London mayor Sadiq Khan criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments on Muslim immigration. Khan, who is of Pakistani descent and became the first

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Pilots Arrested for Alleged Drinking Before UK-US Flight

08/28/2016 10:05 AM Updated: 7 months ago

(AFP). Two pilots were arrested in Scotland on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a passenger plane to the

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UK Unveils Plans to Tackle Islamist Extremism in Prisons

08/22/2016 7:27 AM Updated: 7 months ago

(AFP). The UK government on Monday unveiled plans to tackle Islamist extremism in prisons, including banning offensive literature and removing inmates from worship if they promote

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World’s ‘Largest Aircraft’ Gets Off Ground

08/18/2016 7:30 AM Updated: 7 months ago

(AFP). The world’s “largest aircraft” embarked on its maiden flight on Wednesday, four days after a previous attempt was abandoned due to technical issues. The Airlander

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British Radical Islamic Cleric Convicted of Pledging Allegiance to ISIS

08/17/2016 9:38 AM

Radical British Islamic cleric Anjem Choudary was convicted in July for pledging allegiance to ISIS, a UK judge revealed Tuesday. Known for rhetoric praising the perpetrators

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Iran Arrests Dual National Over UK ‘Spy Links’

08/16/2016 5:00 AM

(AFP). Iran has arrested a British-Iranian on suspicion of links to the UK intelligence service, the Tehran prosecutor told Iranian media on Tuesday. “The accused, who