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UK Shechitah Advocate Wants Precise Labeling for Meat Industry

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.”

Synagogue Worshippers in London Save Family from Burning Car

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...

London Teacher Threatens to Send Jewish Student to ‘Your Gas Chambers’

(JTA) — The parents of a Jewish student at an exclusive girls’ school in London called on the head of school to make a...

British Soccer Club Owner Rents Entire Israeli Hotel for Passover

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...

H & M Recalls ‘Offensive’ Vest with Skull in Star of David

The Swedish-based H & M clothing chain has recalled thousands of vest tops adorned with a skull inside a Star of David after angry...

UK Architects Vote Against Israel

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."

Swastika Mars British Sculpture Exhibit

Vandals scrawled a swastika and a Jewish Star of David on one of 16 fiberglass "sunfish” that were placed throughout the British city of...

British Soccer Group Says Ban on Anelka Should Be Universal

The British Football Association will request that Nicolas Anelka serve his entire suspension for performing the quenelle salute regardless of the soccer team he...

British PM Cameron Claims Jewish Ancestors

The Haredi Knesset Members who walked out of David Cameron’s speech didn’t miss very much.

British Vets Want Ban on Ritual Slaughter

Blackwell, who has been accused of "inflaming prejudice," says animals must be stunned before the cut.

Pope Francis Cancels Israel Trip

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...

UK Jewish Girls School Erased Evolution Questions from Test

The school removed evolution related questions from 52 standardized tests.

British PM Cameron to Visit Israel Next Week

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...

British Soccer Watchdog Punishes Player for Quenelle Salute

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...

Uproar over Jewish Candidate’s Refusal to Shake Hands with Women

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.

Scotland the Next Victim of EU Repression

It's raining bad people over there, in Brussels.

Report: Falling Antisemitic Numbers Don’t Mean UK Antisemitism Is Down

In violent antisemitic attacks there was little difference between the 2013 and 2012 figures.

Britain Bars Quenelle Creator Dieudonne

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...

Guardian Poll: Should Oxfam Sever Ties with Scarlett Johansson?

If you care to, there are 6 days left before they close the poll, so go vote and send the link to all your loved ones.

British Lawmaker Rankles Jews with Tweet Attacking Ariel Sharon

British lawmaker David Ward has raised Jewish ire again for tweeting two days after the death of Ariel Sharon. “Sharon’s death makes you think....

Hitchcock Holocaust Documentary to be Screened

A documentary about the Holocaust by Alfred Hitchcock will be screened for the first time as the renowned late director intended, a British newspaper...

Chassidic Rebbe Boycotting Weddings that Use Cameras

"I won't agree to officiate at a wedding if the Chupa is photographed," went the Rebbe's edict.

Chief Rabbi Makes Landmark Address to Limmud UK

Ephraim Mirvis became the first sitting British chief rabbi to address the annual Limmud conference, defying the opposition of prominent haredi Orthodox rabbis in...

Snowden Files Reveal: US, UK, Spied on Olmert, Barak

Uncle Sam and Uncle Jack just have to know some things.

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Calls for Ban on Women Reading from Torah

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has called on Orthodox synagogues to ban “partnership” minyan services, where women can lead prayers and read from the...

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