A newly approved British anti-Semitism law may pose legal hurdles for Israel Apartheid Week events on university campuses in the United Kingdom. This week, one university canceled a speech critical of Israel and other campuses are considering nixing events to avoid running afoul of the new law, according to the Jewish Chronicle.
There’s a slippery kind of Jew-hatred that’s harder to pinpoint than the classic kind. Alona Ferber senses it often in London.
Jeremy Corbyn, the British Labour Party’s embattled leader, got credit for not being an anti-Semite Sunday night, but little else in his appearance before a London audience of Jewish Labour voters.
If you ignore the Labour Party because you aren’t a leftist or British, you may be too late to preserve the special status American Jews enjoy today.
A group of ultra-Orthodox Jews in London have launched a fundraising effort to keep “pure and holy” children within the community and away from the “evil culture” of a secular parent.
A third of Scottish Jews are anxious about a rise in anti-Semitism in the last two years, a new survey found.
David Cesarani, the great British historian of the Holocaust and Anglo Jewry, has died at the age of 58, London’s Jewish Chronicle reports. The London Times columnist David Aaronovitch described him as “a man of luminous intelligence and splendid academic achievement.”
J.K. Rowling, Simon Schama and Hilary Mantel are some of over 150 Brits who signed a recent letter against the cultural boycott of Israel.
A British human rights commission said it is illegal for a school to prevent children from attending if their mothers drive.
This week, Scotland will vote on whether to become an independent country or continue more than three centuries of union with England. Most Scottish Jew are hoping the United Kingdom will out.