The Board of Deputies has submitted evidence to Shami Chakrabarti’s inquiry into antisemitism in the Labour Party.
In its submission, the representative body of British Jews, described the spike in allegations of antisemitism from within the party’s ranks as “deeply disturbing”. It called on its representatives to “set a high bar on anti-racism and discrimination”.
The UK government has launched a review into its funding of the Palestinian territories.
The decision to look at how British taxpayers' money is being spent in the region came after it was alleged that funds were going towards incitement projects and the payment of so-called "salaries" to convicted Palestinian terrorists by the Palestinian Authority (PA).
Tal Landsman – the co-founder of LL Camps – has spoken out after he was found “not guilty” of cruelty at St Albans Crown Court today.
In his first ever interview, Mr Landsman, 26, has told the JC he was “delighted” with the verdict. He described the case as “a traumatising experience” – but said it had not discouraged him from working with children in the future.
Israeli Ambassador Mark Regev hailed the contribution of British women to his country when he addressed Wizo's annual dinner in central London on Monday.
He told the 300 guests - who raised a record £350,000 - that having established Wizo in 1920, British women have continued to make an impact by backing its 800 Israeli educational and welfare centres for people of all faiths.