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British Jews apply for foreign passports as insurance policy

Thousands of British Jews have applied for foreign passports since 2016, driven mainly by a desire to retain EU citizenship after Brexit but also by fears over rising antisemitism.

Britain rejects Roald Dahl coin over antisemitic views

Plans to celebrate the life of British author Roald Dahl with a commemorative coin were rejected because of concerns about the author’s antisemitic views.

British police investigate Labour for antisemitism

A criminal investigation has begun into allegations of antisemitic hate crimes within the Labour Party, Scotland Yard said.

Poll: 38 percent of British voters brand Jeremy Corbyn an antisemite

Thirty-eight percent of Britons believe Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the country’s main opposition party, is an antisemite, according to a new poll.

Jewish refugees’ descendants seek German citizenship post-Brexit

A surge in applications for German citizenship by British descendants of Jewish refugees who fled the Nazis has been recorded since the Brexit referendum.

Former BoD president Jo Wagerman passes away

Former president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews (BoD) Jo Wagerman has passed away. She was the first woman to be elected president of the BoD and was also strongly involved in the EJC in its earliest years.

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