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Chelsea to face disciplinary action over alleged antisemitic chants

English football club Chelsea are facing disciplinary action over alleged antisemitic chanting by their supporters during a Europa League match against Vidi FC in Budapest last month.

Study finds 180,000 antisemitic Google searches annually in the UK

About 180,000 antisemitic Google searches are made in the UK annually, and 10% of them include phrases such as “Jews must die” or “kill Jews”, according to research released by the CST.

First ever British funeral of Holocaust victims

The Imperial War Museums have delivered to the hands of the Jewish Community of Great Britain the remains of five adults and a child who were murdered in Auschwitz.

UK teachers’ union walks back decision to boycott Israel

The National Education Union has backtracked on a boycott of SodaStream advertisements in its union magazine, and ostensibly on other Israeli-based companies.

London mosque cancels Holocaust exhibition after protest

Following protests by Muslims, a mosque in London dropped plans to host an exhibition on Muslims who saved Jews during the Holocaust.

Scottish Jewish leader tells parliament Jews not feeling at home in Scotland

Two members of the Scottish parliament spoke out against the antisemitism faced by Jews in the country, after it emerged that many members of the community are considering leaving Scotland.

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