Crime

Police search Lord Janner's home in child abuse investigation

By Marcus Dysch, December 20, 2013

The home of Lord Janner has been searched by police in connection with allegations of historic child abuse.

Leicestershire Police searched a property owned by the former Board of Deputies president in the London borough of Barnet as "part of an ongoing criminal inquiry".

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Property millionaire found guilty of murdering his wife

By Sandy Rashty, December 19, 2013

Jewish property tycoon Robert Ekaireb was found guilty of murder at the Old Bailey today.

Mr Ekaireb, 39, was convicted of having murdered his wife, former lapdancer Li Hua Cao.

Ms Hua Cao, 27, was believed to have been 22 weeks pregnant when she went missing in October 2006.

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Police arrest two men over antisemitic tweets

By Charlotte Oliver, December 13, 2013

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of inciting racial hatred, after antisemitic comments appeared on Twitter following Tottenham Hotspur's match against West Ham United in early October.

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Germany revisits hundreds of violent neo-Nazi crimes

By Toby Axelrod, December 12, 2013

Germany plans to examine 746 violent crimes committed between 1990 and 2011 for possible connections to far-right extremists. The crimes in question had 849 victims.

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Jewish safe thieves convicted

By Marcus Dysch, December 12, 2013

A Jewish man and three accomplices have been convicted of stealing a safe from a family home.

Ronen Izraelov, 21, took the safe from the property in Finchley, north London, in November last year.

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Alleged paedophile in bid to avoid trial

By Jonathan Kalmus, December 6, 2013

A suspected British paedophile who fled to Israel to avoid a trial may walk free if he succeeds in being deported to a third country, the JC has learned,

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Acid attack girls frustrated over delay in bringing assailants to justice

By Rosa Doherty, November 29, 2013

The families of the two Jewish women targeted in an acid attack in Zanzibar say the UK government must apply more pressure on the Tanzanian authorities to bring their attackers to justice.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee’s parents said there was no “sense of urgency” from the Foreign Office.

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Jewish man 'stole safe from house'

By Marcus Dysch, November 28, 2013

A Jewish man was part of a group which stole a safe from a family home, a jury has heard.

Ronen Izraelov, 21, conspired with four others to take the safe from the property in Finchley, north London, in November last year, it was claimed.

When he was arrested, he is said to have told police the Jewish community was “scum”. The victims were a Jewish family known to the group.

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Police make Spurs fan wait in Y-word case

By Charlotte Oliver, November 14, 2013

A Tottenham Hotspur fan who was arrested last month in connection with chanting the word “Yid” must wait to find out if he will be charged.

The unnamed 51-year-old man was arrested on October 6 during Spurs’ home game against West Ham United.

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Fraudsters con elderly Jewish woman out of £2,900

By Sandy Rashty, November 14, 2013

An elderly Jewish woman was left shaken after being conned by three fraudsters posing as property managers.

The 77-year-old victim, who does not want to be identified, was approached by a man wearing a black leather jacket in Golders Green, north-west London.

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