UK Jewish groups angered by failure to expel former London mayor

04/05/2017 9:58 AM Updated: 2 weeks ago

UK Jewish organizations are livid after it was decided this week that Ken Livingstone, the former mayor of London and a member of Britain’s Labour Party,


“I have broken no rule,” ex-London mayor and Labor MP says over anti-Semitism accusations

03/29/2017 6:23 PM

Ken Livingstone, the former mayor of London and a member of Britain’s Labor Party, defended himself against accusations of anti-Semitism Tuesday ahead of a Labor Party


One of world’s largest ad agencies changes name for 100 days in honor of Jewish founders

03/29/2017 5:38 PM

The London office of Grey Global Group, one of the world’s largest advertising agencies, has temporarily changed its name to Valenstein and Fatt, in honor of


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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 2 months 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: 3 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: 4 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: 4 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: 4 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: 6 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: 6 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: 7 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: 7 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: 8 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