NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

United Kingdom

British Jews show solidarity with Black and Asian communities in UK

The Jewish Council for Racial Equality (JCORE) in coordination with the Board of Deputies of British Jews, have signed a statement of solidarity with Black and Asian communities in the United Kingdom.

Sir Keir Starmer reiterates commitment to “root out” antisemitism

During his first speech to a Labour conference as leader, Sir Keir Starmer reiterated commitment to “root out” antisemitism.

UK Chief Rabbi warns community to strictly follow government guidelines on High Holidays

The Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom. Ephraim Mirvis. warned to the Jewish community to strictly follow government guidelines on public gatherings during the High Holidays or “risk posing a danger to the lives of others”.

Jews told to “go back to where they came from” on Carlisle train

Two men have been fined by a court for racially aggravated disorderly behaviour after making abusive comments towards a group of Jewish people on a train.

Synagogue in Scotland nearly a century old named protected property

A historic synagogue in Scotland that closed six years ago due to a dwindling Jewish community and has been eyed by developers has been listed as a protected building.

London mayor hopeful suspended for telling 1997 voters: “Don’t vote for a Jew”

A major British political party in the United Kingdom has suspended a candidate running for mayor of London who was filmed in 1997 telling voters not to support a Jew.

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