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Swastikas and anti-Jewish graffiti found on cars and buildings in South-East England town

Vandals spray-painted cars and garages with swastikas and antisemitic messages in Canvey Island, Essex in South-East England.

Labour candidate steps down after comparing Israel to “an abused child who becomes an abusive adult”

Kate Ramsden, who had been standing in Aberdeenshire for the Labour Party, withdrew for “personal reasons” after being put under investigation for her blogpost comparing Israel to an ”abusive adult".

Jewish Chronicle pleads with UK to boycott Corbyn at General Election

The Jewish Chronicle has written a front page addressed to ‘fellow British Citizens’ urging them not to vote for Jeremy Corbyn at the December 12 election.

UK Labour candidate apologises after saying she would “celebrate deaths” of Netanyahu and Blair

A UK Labour general election candidate has apologised for saying she would "celebrate" the deaths of world leaders, including Tony Blair and Binyamin Netanyahu.

Board of Deputies slams UK Labour for claiming party is doing everything to combat antisemitism

The Board of Deputies has criticised Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell's claim his party is doing everything the community had asked for to eradicate antisemitism among the membership.

Jewish group removes campaigning support for the Labour party

Britain’s Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) has withdrawn campaigning support for Labour in the upcoming general election in protest at its handling of antisemitism cases.

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