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Poll: British Muslims More Likely to Support Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories

04/12/2016 8:45 AM Updated: 1 year ago

British Muslims are significantly more likely to hold deeply antisemitic views than the general British population, according to a new poll by public opinion researcher ICM

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London Police Investigating Assault On Yeshiva Boy as A Hate Crime

04/10/2016 7:38 PM Updated: 1 year ago

London’s Metropolitan police are investigating an assault on a yeshiva student as a possible hate crime, a Met spokesman told JP. Police say that on Saturday

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British Labor Party Member Continues Trend of Anti-Semitism Within the Party

04/10/2016 4:32 PM Updated: 1 year ago

On Sunday, a British Labor Party member was suspended for posting anti-Semitic messages on social media, describing Hitler as “the greatest man in history,” the Daily

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British Labour Party Faces Increasing Anti-Semitism Within Its Ranks

03/28/2016 2:29 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Bob Campbell, a member of the British Labour Party who claimed that ISIS is controlled by Israel, has not been suspended from the Party due to

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Major Storm Leaves Over 100,000 British Homes Without Power

03/28/2016 11:58 AM

More than 100,000 homes in England have been left without power due to Storm Katie, which hit on Monday. Numerous flights have been diverted and canceled as

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England’s Prince Charles May Make State Visit to Iran

03/27/2016 5:20 PM Updated: 1 year ago

On Sunday, the British newspaper The Sunday Times reported that Prince Charles may be considering an official state visit to Iran. The royal family has not visited Iran

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Ground Control to Major Tim: British Astronaut Gets Spiritual in Space

03/23/2016 11:31 AM

Even in the depths of space, British astronaut Tim Peake has not lost touch with his spiritual side. Peake, 42, has affixed a mezuzah to his

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Mastermind Behind England’s ‘Biggest’ Heist Jailed

03/22/2016 10:04 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Brian “The Guv’nor” Reader, the 77-year-old mastermind behind England’s biggest-ever jewel heist, was jailed Monday for six years and three months for his part in

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Jewish MP Threatens to Resign From Britain’s Labor Party Over Anti-Semitism

03/21/2016 4:10 PM

Lord Michael Abraham Levy, a prominent member of the British House of Lords, has threatened to resign from the Labor Party if it does not sufficiently

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British Comedian David Schneider Tweets About Signs of Anti-Semitism

03/17/2016 2:13 PM

Liberal British comedian and actor David Schneider posted on Tuesday a tweet exploring the issue of anti-Semitism. Titled “Are You Anti-Semitic?”, the tweet lists six signs

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London Mayor Blasts Obama Over Reported UK Visit

03/14/2016 8:10 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). London mayor Boris Johnson on Monday accused Barack Obama of “hypocrisy” following a report that the US president is heading to Britain next month to

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Names of 22,000 ISIS Members Leaked to Sky News

03/09/2016 9:13 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Tens of thousands of documents containing the names, addresses, phone numbers and family contacts of jihadis who joined the Islamic State group have been given

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Campaign Against Antisemitism Creates Specialist Team to Monitor Hatred on Twitter

03/07/2016 11:08 AM

The Campaign Against Antisemitism, a volunteer-led grassroots charity in the U.K.,  has created a new specialist team to monitor anti-Semitism on Twitter, build up evidence, and

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Anti-Semitism Group Releases Letter to BBC Urging Halt on Anti-Semitic Broadcasts

03/01/2016 4:32 PM

The Campaign Against Antisemitism released on Tuesday a letter issued almost two months ago addressed to BBC Director-General Lord Hall to call for the halt of antisemitic broadcasts.

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One of Britain’s Oldest Synagogues Installs Bulletproof Entrance

02/29/2016 11:18 AM

The West London Synagogue of British Jews, one of the oldest reform synagogues in Britain, has installed a bulletproof entrance for protection, amid growing worldwide security concerns.

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J-TV, YouTube TV Channel, Aims to Educate About Jewish Culture

02/29/2016 10:55 AM

Oliver Anisfeld, a college student from London, has created a global TV channel on YouTube, that appeals to Jewish viewers and to people interested in Jewish culture.

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UK Launches First New Daily Newspaper in Three Decades

02/29/2016 7:58 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday helped launch the country’s first new national daily newspaper in 30 years, which vowed to show that print

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British Police Sergeant Investigated for Wearing Swastika Shirt to Work

02/28/2016 10:03 AM

A British police sergeant was investigated for wearing a T-shirt with a swastika to work, www.breakingnews.ie reports. According to Essex police, the sergeant has since retired.

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Demonstrators Plaster London Trains With Anti-Israel Ads During ‘Israel Apartheid Week’

02/22/2016 4:44 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Demonstrators have placed numerous anti-Israel ads on London subway trains as part of “Israel Apartheid Week,” propagating efforts to highlight the country as racist. According to numerous tweets

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Man Who Died at British Detention Center May Have Been Moroccan Jew

02/22/2016 2:25 PM

A man who was held last week at a British detention and deportation center for illegal immigrants passed away under unexplained circumstances. According to reports by