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Westminster Holocaust memorial is approved

Plans for a national Holocaust memorial to be built next to Parliament have been approved by Housing Minister Christopher Pincher.   

Historic 19th century shul is home for new Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre

A historic 19th century listed shul is the home for a new Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre which opened this week.

Teen charged for antisemitic incident at UK train station

A 17-year-old was charged in connection with an antisemitic verbal attack on a Jewish man at a London train station earlier this month.

British neo-Nazi sentenced to 7 years on 12 counts of terrorism

A 24-year-old neo-Nazi from Bath, England, was sentenced to seven years in prison, a being convicted of 15 offenses, 12 of which were terror-related.

UK antisemitism rose to record levels during Israel-Gaza war

A new research briefing from CST reveals the true extent of the unprecedented wave of antisemitism in the United Kingdom during and after the recent conflict in Israel and Gaza.

UK minister asks social media giants to adopt IHRA antisemitism definition

UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden has requested that the five major social media companies and platforms operating in the country adopt and implement the IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

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