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Rhyl War Memorial daubed with antisemitic graffiti

A war memorial in north Wales has been daubed with swastikas and "disgusting" antisemitic graffiti.

Jewish Students at University of Bristol demand punishment for antisemitic professor

Jewish students at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom will hold a virtual rally to demand the school take disciplinary action against Professor David Miller after his latest antisemitic remarks.

Man avoids UK prosecution for antisemitic tweets sent while on holiday abroad

A trainee teacher in the UK has avoided a criminal record for sending antisemitic tweets to a Jewish journalist because he was on holiday abroad at the time, with the judge declaring that “the law prohibits me from punishing you”.

London’s Bevis Marks synagogue gets nearly £500,000 to kickstart renovations

London’s historic Bevis Marks synagogue, the oldest in the UK, has received £497,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out renovation and other work hampered over the past year by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chelsea launch website for “Say No to Antisemitism” campaign

Chelsea Football Club has launched a new website to promote its campaign against antisemitism.

Bristol University sociology professor calls for an “end” of Zionism in online debate

A Bristol University professor called for the 'end of Zionism' and said Israel is “trying to exert its will all over the world” during an astonishing Zoom tirade that sparked calls for him to be sacked.

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