The CST, which called the meeting, said they would do “everything possible to help ensure that communal life continues as normal throughout the weekend and especially on the Shabbat,” The Jewish Chronicle reported. The organization added a “community-wide communication” in the week leading up to July 4 would clarify the actions to be taken by the police and the CST.
According to the security unit for Britain’s Jewish community leadership, 1,168 anti-Semitic attacks were reported last year in England.
In response, the Golders Green Together group is organizing a counter protest together with a number of other groups, including the Campaign for Truth, the Board of Deputies, London Jewish Forum and anti-fascist group Hope Not Hate. It is suggested that people who attend the counter rally wear blue and white – the colors of the Israeli flag.