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A close-up of the British Labour Party logo. Credit: Chris Dorney/Shutterstock.

British Labour to vote on ousting 1,000-plus members who denied anti-Semitism

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The British Labour Party is prepared to expel more than 1,000 members who have denied claims of anti-Semitism within the party, according to The Jewish Chronicle. Labour’s ruling body, the National Executive Committee (NEC), will vote...
Wembley Stadium in the United Kingdom. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Fans ridicule Jewish man at European Championship soccer final

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A Jewish actor and satirist detailed on Twitter how he was “racially abused” on Sunday night at Wembley Stadium in the United Kingdom as he watched the UEFA European Championship final between England and Italy. Jolyon...
Rafael's trophy on four U.S. Army Abrams main battle tank brigades. Credit: Rafael.

UK Ministry of Defense chooses Trophy protection system to boost its defenses

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The UK Ministry of Defense chose the Trophy Active Protection System, made by Israeli defense company Rafael, for its Challenger 3 main battle tank, Rafael announced on Thursday. The decision followed a study carried out...
Ayelet Balaban's old and new British passports. Upon renewing the document, Balaban, who holds dual citizenship, was surprised to discover that her place of birth had been changed, from "Jerusalem" to "Occupied Palestinian Territories." Photo by Ayelet Balaban.

Israeli’s birthplace switched from ‘Jerusalem’ to ‘Occupied Territories’ on new UK passport

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Israel’s Foreign Ministry is investigating a report that an Israeli woman had her birthplace changed from “Jerusalem” to “Occupied Palestinian Territories” upon renewing her U.K. passport. Ayelet Balaban, a dual Israeli-British citizen who has held...
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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...
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‘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...