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UK Labour denounced for antisemitism debate scheduled for Shabbat

The British Labour Party’s latest attempt to shake long-standing allegations of anti-Jewish bias drew harsh criticism after it emerged that a planned meeting to discuss the issue was scheduled to be held on a Saturday, the Jewish day of rest.

Teen with fake Hitler moustache performs Nazi salute outside Scottish synagogue

A 16 years-old boy in Scotland was filmed performing the Nazi salute in front of a local synagogue while wearing a fake Hitler moustache and before sharing it on social media.

British communities minister vows to tackle parts of local government corrupted by antisemitism

Britain’s Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has vowed to take action against universities and 'parts of local government' who he says have become 'corrupted' by antisemitism.

Britain’s Trade Union Congress votes overwhelmingly in favour of Israel boycott

Delegates at the annual UK Trade Union Congress “overwhelmingly” passed a motion calling for an extensive boycott of Israel.

British Jews could be sidelined by possible Sukkot general election

British Jews face the prospect of being unable to attend polling stations if an election is held as predicted on 14 October – the first day of Sukkot.

UK Labour’s John Mann quits as MP in protest at Corbyn’s “open licence” to antisemitism

Labour MP John Mann announced he will resign from Parliament in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's failure to tackle rampant antisemitism within the party.

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