(JTA) — Twice as many British Jews voted to remain in the European Union rather than exit, according to a new survey. Conducted by the Survation polling firm earlier this week for The Jewish Chronicle, the opinion poll of 1,000 British Jews showed that 59 percent were displeased by last week’s narrow vote to leave the EU,…
(JTA) — Jewish groups in Britain condemned the uptick in racist harassment and other hate crimes in the wake of the country’s vote to leave the European Union. There has been a 57 percent rise in reported hate crimes and racial incidents since the June 23 referendum, according to reports. The Community Security Trust, the…
Prime Minister David Cameron stands down…Conservative Party leadership battle hots up… “Labour Party imploding” - shadow cabinet coup against Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn…Nicola Sturgeon Scotland’s First Minister says: “Scotland may veto Brexit.”
(JTA) — A group working to safeguard kosher slaughter in Britain warned of uncertainty surrounding its mission following the British vote to exit the European Union. A spokesman for Shechitah UK said Tuesday that he fears losing the European Union’s protections of “faith communities” or seeing kosher slaughter put to a vote in Parliament that might be…
Billionaire investor George Soros took out a bet of more than 100 million euros ($111 million) that Deutsche Bank shares would fall at the time of Britain’s vote to quit the European Union, according to a regulatory filing.
There is a European identity. Instead of kids feeling alienated by being away from home, my son’s school encourages the sense that they’re all part of one community.
J.J. Goldberg got an up-close look at the contrasting fates of two ancient societies that struggled, in opposite ways, with the same dilemma facing Britain.
Jews are definitely going to play a role in which direction Europe goes. So let’s make sure we’re not anybody else’s tool, Ari Paul writes.
() — Britain’s Jewish leaders had mixed reactions to the country’s surprising vote in favor of leaving the European Union, with few offering an opinion on whether or not leaving the EU is a good idea.
Sixty years ago after her grandfather left Berlin after Kristallnacht on one of the last trains out, she found herself living a dream life in London. Now, she fears that sort of existence will no longer be possible.