Terrorism

David Cameron attacks antisemitic conspiracy theories as he outlines counter-extremism plan

By Josh Jackman and Marcus Dysch, July 20, 2015

David Cameron has said conspiracy theories about Jews may be the first stepping stones to Islamist extremism.

He also warned of extremists who believe that “Jews exercise malevolent power” and engage in conspiracy theories that Mossad was behind the September 11 terror attacks in 2001.

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Jews across community sign up to Muslim-led fightback against radicalisation

By Josh Jackman, July 9, 2015

A cross-denominational campaign started by Muslim groups to tackle extremism has received support from rabbis across the community.

The Fightback Starts Here coalition, which launched on Thursday with an open letter signed by more than 100 charities, activists and leaders from across the UK, aims to protect British children from radicalisation.

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Six Israeli Arabs charged with supporting Daesh

By Sandy Rashty, July 6, 2015

Six Israeli Arabs – four of them school teachers - have been charged with supporting Daesh (sometimes known as IS).

The men are accused of promoting jihad in their classes, according to Israeli security agency Shin Bet.

The four teachers work in a school in southern Israel.

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Hendon bomb threat prompts mass evacuation

By Josh Jackman, July 2, 2015

A mass evacuation took place in a prominent Jewish area this afternoon following a bomb threat.

Buildings on Bell Lane, Albert Road and Hillview Gardens in Hendon were evacuated following reports of a suspicious package.

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Website marking 7/7 bombings to inspire debate on terrorist violence

By Rosa Doherty, July 2, 2015

The family of a Jewish woman who was killed in the July 7 bombings in 2005 are launching a website in her name. It will mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks by British Islamits that killed 52 people in London.

Miriam Hyman was killed in the Tavistock Square bus blast after she had been evacuated from King's Cross station and had called her father to say she was safe.

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Board sends message of support to French community after terror attack

By Rosa Doherty, June 26, 2015

The Board of Deputies of British Jews has expresses solidarity with the people of France following the terror attack in Lyon.

A man has been decapitated and others were injured at factory by terrorists carrying Islamist banners.

The attack happened at the headquarters of the American owned Air Products, in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, near the city of Lyon.

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IDF hits back after Palestinian rocket strikes Israel

By Sandy Rashty, April 24, 2015

A rocket was fired into southern Israel from Gaza on Thursday night, ending four months of relative calm in the area.

Israelis were called into bomb shelters after the emergency siren sounded in Sderot.

The Israel Defence Forces confirmed that the rocket exploded in an open area near kibbutzim. No one was injured in the attack.

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Rabbi who advised Hillary Clinton ‘misled’ over Paris conspiracy book

By Josh Jackman, April 17, 2015

A rabbi who once advised Hillary Clinton claims he was misled into contributing to a new book filled with essays arguing that the Paris terror attacks in January were a conspiracy.

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Islamists planned to blow up synagogue in Barcelona

By Naomi Firsht, April 13, 2015

A group of jihadists has been arrested in Barcelona for plotting to bomb a Jewish bookstore.

The seven suspected members of an Islamist terror cell were also planning to target synagogues and public buildings in the Catalonia region of northern Spain.

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