'Shameful' House of Lords event condemned after audience 'blames Jews for Holocaust'

By Marcus Dysch, October 27, 2016

The Israel Embassy in London has condemned an event at the House of Lords at which audience members compared Israel to Daesh terrorists and suggested Jews were to blame for the Holocaust.


Jewish students welcome Universities UK report on combating campus antisemitism

By Marcus Dysch, October 21, 2016

University bosses should work more closely with Jewish community leaders in order to “better understand antisemitism”, a report into violence and harassment on campuses has found.


Why didn't MPs speak to the most abused Jews?

By Daniel Sugarman, October 21, 2016

Earlier this week, the Home Affairs Select Committee of the House of Commons released its report on antisemitism.

My colleagues in the news pages have discussed in detail what the report contains; I want to discuss what it does not contain; the voices of Charedim.

Yes, the Chief Rabbi gave testimony; but, while most of the Charedi community may respect the Chief Rabbi, they do not see him as


Israel-hate makes Munich restaurateur shut up shop

By Toby Axelrod, October 20, 2016

An Israeli-style restaurant in Munich is closing its doors after 16 years because its owner is tired of being a punch-bag for Israel-haters.


Online antisemitism soars ahead of US elections

By Charlotte Oliver, October 19, 2016

Antisemitic hate speech targeting journalists on Twitter has dramatically increased in the run up to the US presidential campaign, according to the Anti-Defamation League.


Jeremy Corbyn condemns antisemitism report for focus on Labour as communal bodies praise findings

By Josh Jackman, October 16, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party leader, has criticised a parliamentary committee’s report on antisemitism in Britain for its “disproportionate emphasis on Labour”.

The Commons’ Home Affairs Select Committee, which had been investigating antisemitism in Britain since April, said Mr Corbyn does not fully appreciate “the distinct nature of contemporary antisemitism”.


Jeremy Corbyn, Baroness Chakrabarti and Malia Bouattia criticised in MPs' antisemitism report

By Marcus Dysch, October 16, 2016

The Labour Party’s failed handling of incidents of hatred against Jews gives credence to the suggestion the party is “institutionally antisemitic”, a parliamentary committee has found.


Labour councillor suspended after sharing post with antisemitic caricature

By Daniel Sugarman, October 13, 2016

A Councillor has been suspended from the Labour party after he shared a Facebook post referring to the “Rothschilds” and showing an antisemitic caricature of a hook-nosed figure.

According to the Guido Fawkes website, Councillor Andy Slack, of Chesterfield, shared the post from a group called “Can we get 1 million fans for Gaza” on September 30.


'Hate decreasing in football? That's rubbish'

By Josh Jackman, October 13, 2016

Experts have called on the Football Association, Premier League, clubs and footballers themselves to do more to tackle antisemitism in the game.

Panellists including football writers Henry Winter and Anthony Clavane as well as Tony Bloom, chairman of Brighton and Hove Albion, also agreed that using the word "Yid" was unacceptable, even by Tottenham Hotspur fans using it as a club nickname.


Abuse could earn life ban

By Danny Caro, October 13, 2016

Liverpool football club have warned fans not to engage in discriminatory behaviour - including antisemitic abuse - during matches, with punishments including a possible lifetime ban from their Anfield stadium.

The Premier League club has issued a Supporter Charter which sets out a zero-tolerance approach towards misconduct inside the ground.