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UK correspondent under fire for blaming ‘Jew-hatred’ on Israeli ‘occupation’

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The Middle East correspondent for Sky News is being criticized for suggesting that “Jew-hatred” in the United Kingdom is a result of Israel’s “untenable occupation” and the “consequence of the current Israeli government’s policies,” reported Jewish News. Journalist...
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin attend a tree planting ceremony in Israel, Jan. 23, 2020. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Israeli president to Prince Charles: Let critically ill child come to Israel for treatment

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin appealed to England’s Prince Charles on Tuesday to allow a critically ill child to be brought to Israel for medical treatment. In May, a British court ruled that Alta Fixler,...
A rally against anti-Semitism in London in December 2019. Credit: Brian Minkoff/Shutterstock.

Jewish security group reveals nearly 570 percent increase in UK anti-Semitic attacks

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The security arm of the Jewish community in the United Kingdom said on Wednesday that it has recorded 294 anti-Semitic incidents since May 8, of which 267 were related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Middle...

Johnson says UK won’t let anti-Semitism ‘take root and grow’ after rise in attacks

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed his concerns on Wednesday regarding the rise in anti-Semitic incidents in the United Kingdom since the start of the Gaza conflict, Reuters reported. In response to a question in parliament from...
Queen Elizabeth II. Credit: Shutterstock.

‘Queen’s Speech’ outlines measures to halt UK officials from implementing BDS

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Queen Elizabeth II has tasked the government of the United Kingdom with stopping local councils from implementing BDS activity against Israel and Jewish companies. Though BDS is not specifically mentioned in her “Queen’s Speech” before...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a speech outside 10 Downing Street in 2019. Credit: Michael Tubi/Shutterstock.

Johnson calls for ‘restraint’ amid rising violence between Israelis, Palestinians

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Israel and the Palestinians on Wednesday to “step back from the brink” and “show restraint” as violence heightened between both sides. He said the United Kingdom “is deeply concerned by the...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a speech outside 10 Downing Street in 2019. Credit: Michael Tubi/Shutterstock.

British prime minister affirms opposition to ICC war-crimes probe of Israel

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced the United Kingdom’s opposition to an International Criminal Court investigation into Israel for alleged war crimes. In an April 9 letter to the British lobby group Conservative Friends of Israel,...
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in London, June 2017. Credit: Lorna Roberts/Shutterstock.

Jewish leaders react to death of Prince Philip, praise his ‘affection’ for community

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Buckingham Palace announced on Friday the death of Prince Philip, 99, the Duke of Edinburgh—husband to Queen Elizabeth and father to Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. Leaders of the United Kingdom’s Jewish community...
Larissa Kennedy, president of Britain’s National Union of Students. Source: Twitter.

UK student union president receives backlash for joining event with BDS leader

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The president of Britain’s National Union of Students (NUS) has sparked outrage for agreeing to speak alongside BDS movement founder Omar Barghouti at an event for Israel Apartheid Week. Larissa Kennedy, elected last July, is...
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‘Harry Potter’ star narrates new Holocaust documentary for British students

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A new Holocaust documentary narrated by British actor and “Harry Potter” star Jason Isaacs debuted this week for students in the United Kingdom. Holocaust Learning UK commissioned the hour-long film “Out of the Darkness,” which features the testimony...