The first debate on a pro-Israel motion to take place in the Scottish Parliament has seen heated exchanges in which Israel was accused of apartheid and boycott campaigners described as using the language of antisemitism.
The Israeli disaster relief team who 1a>flew to England last week to help flood victims1b> in Yorkshire have now moved on to Scotland .
Five volunteers from the IsraAid agency were helping repair homes and distributing blankets and food in the Leeds area. They headed north of the border after a member of the Jewish community in Aberdeen contacted them for help.
The Scottish National Party has apologised on behalf of a MSP after she posted an antisemitic image on Twitter “in error”.
Sandra White, who represents the party in the Glasgow Kelvin seat at Holyrood, had highlighted a cartoon of piglets suckling a large pig with the word “Rothschild” written on it and showing a bank with a Star of David.
Cosgrove Care, supporting those with learning disability and mental health issues, is one of a variety of organisations providing welfare, social and cultural activities for the Glasgow Jewish community.
But only around 30 of its 120 clients are Jewish. "We suffer from a reduced community," admits the charity's treasurer, Paul Shafar. "We could not operate just serving Jewish clients."