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Kosher food available at British parliament for first time

More than three years after a similar push was denied, kosher and halal food has been made available regularly at the headquarters of the British parliament, where about 11,000 people work, hundreds of them Jewish or Muslim.

Plans for skyscraper threatening Bevis Marks synagogue rejected

After months of protest, City of London councilors rejected plans for a 48-story tower that threated the future of the historic Bevis Marks synagogue.

Bristol University professor fired for antisemitic comments

David Miller, a professor of sociology at the University of Bristol was fired after making controversial comments that many alleged were antisemitic.

Labour Party announces new review process for antisemitism complaints

Labour members attending the British party’s annual conference passed a rule on how they will handle antisemitism complaints, leading the party’s leader to declare that they had “closed the door to antisemitism in the Labour Party.”

Brentford FC hosts pitch-side sukkah

Premier League club Brentford FC hosted a pitch-side sukkah during this year's holiday.

New law in England to recognise ‘get’ refusal as a form of domestic abuse

A new act in England will recognize the refusal to grant a 'get' as a form of domestic abuse.

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