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Posted on: May 13th, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine → Hamas
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is set to meet with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in London.
Posted on: May 12th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Ken Livingstone, the anti-Semitic former mayor of London, has lashed out again at Britain’s Jewish community. Speaking to the BBC’s Newsnight program, the radical politician known locally as “Red Ken” fell back on the classic stereotype that “Jews have money” to accuse Britain’s Jewish community of supporting the Conservative Party today because the community has […]
Posted on: May 10th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Shechitah advocates wrote that UK consumers of meat not produced through ritual slaughter “should also be told the method of slaughter: captive bolt shooting, gassing, electrocution, drowning, trapping, clubbing or any of the other approved methods.”
Posted on: April 24th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Two worshippers in a synagogue on Passover saved a child from death in a burning car that exploded shortly after the rescue. The worshippers rushed to the burning vehicle after hearing the family’ scream for help, and they found the toddler strapped in a car seat. The worshippers, Moshe Kupperman and a second man, identified […]
Posted on: April 13th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
(JTA) — The parents of a Jewish student at an exclusive girls’ school in London called on the head of school to make a public statement about an incident in which a teacher told their daughter that she would be sent “to one of your gas chambers.” The incident at North London Collegiate School occurred […]
Posted on: April 13th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
If you are looking for a hotel room for Passover in Mitzpeh Ramon in the Central Negev, start looking elsewhere. Roman Abramovich, owner of Britain’s Chelsea soccer club, has booked all 111 rooms in the Beresheet Hotel in the mountain desert resort city, the London Daily Mail reported. Abramovich reportedly will fly to Israel today […]
Posted on: March 25th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Swedish-based H & M clothing chain has recalled thousands of vest tops adorned with a skull inside a Star of David after angry complaints from customers. “The order has been stopped and the others have been pulled,” said a H & M spokeswoman. “This was because of the feedback we received.” H M rejected […]
Posted on: March 24th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Boycott
The motion called on the IUA to suspend the Israeli organization’s membership “until it acts to resist these illegal projects, and observes international law."
Posted on: March 19th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Vandals scrawled a swastika and a Jewish Star of David on one of 16 fiberglass “sunfish” that were placed throughout the British city of Plymouth this week to celebrate the city’s young artists, the Plymouth Herald reported. The sculptures were unveiled at the start of National Apprentices Week and were placed to create a tourist […]
Posted on: March 17th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The British Football Association will request that Nicolas Anelka serve his entire suspension for performing the quenelle salute regardless of the soccer team he joins. Anelka was fired by British West Bromwich Albion on Friday for “gross misconduct” for making the salute, seen by many as being anti-Semitic, on the field during a December match […]
Posted on: March 12th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
The Haredi Knesset Members who walked out of David Cameron’s speech didn’t miss very much.
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Blackwell, who has been accused of "inflaming prejudice," says animals must be stunned before the cut.
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Pope Francis has been forced to cancel his planned trip to Israel in May due to a labor dispute within the Israeli Foreign Ministry. The Pope, who has garnered considerable acclaim from Jewish leaders for his push for stronger Jewish-Christian relations, announced the trip to Israel and Jordan in January. The visit was scheduled to […]
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
The school removed evolution related questions from 52 standardized tests.
Posted on: March 4th, 2014News & Views → Israel
British Prime Minister David Cameron will visit Israel and address the Knesset on March 12. Cameron was originally scheduled to visit Israel in February but had to postpone the trip because of flooding in the United Kingdom. This will be Cameron’s first visit to Israel since becoming prime minister in 2010. Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein […]
Posted on: February 27th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Nicolas Anelka, a French soccer player for a British club, was fined $130,000 and suspended five games for performing the quenelle gesture in a game. The British Football Association handed down its penalties on Thursday following an investigation by an independent regulatory commission, which ruled that Anelka was guilty of performing an act that was […]
Posted on: February 18th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
When a Muslim won’t look at a woman, it is called respect. When a Jew won’t shake her hand, it is called sexism.
Posted on: February 17th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
It's raining bad people over there, in Brussels.
Posted on: February 10th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
In violent antisemitic attacks there was little difference between the 2013 and 2012 figures.
Posted on: February 3rd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, creator of the anti-Semitic quenelle gesture, was banned from entering Britain by the Home Office, British newspapers reported Monday. Dieudonne reportedly had announced that he would visit London to support Nicolas Anelka, a French national playing for the West Bromwich Albion British soccer team, who has been charged by […]
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