british jewry

A Chinese Uyghur Muslim participates in an anti-China protest during the G20 leaders summit in Osaka
UK Muslim activist praises Jewish community for speaking out for Uighurs

Many activists from the Jewish community have attempted to raise awareness of the crisis faced by the Uighurs.

20/07/2020
Jewish men in UK are twice as likely to die from coronavirus - study

The report looked at deaths from the virus between March 2 and May 15. At the time there had been 453 deaths of people identifying as Jewish in the census.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/06/2020
A man wearing a Swastika [Illustrative]
New UK report exposes massive online network of far-right antisemitism

The report, titled 'Hate Fuel: the hidden online world fuelling far right terror,' focused on four relatively unregulated social media platforms: BitChute, Gab, 4chan and Telegram.

UK to allow places of worship to reopen, synagogues choose to stay closed

British Jewish leaders say they won’t reopen their synagogues until it is safe enough to host a minyan, or a quorum of 10 congregants.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
09/06/2020
British Jews
Jews make up 5% of coronavirus deaths in the UK

Jews make up just 0.3% of the population in the United Kingdom.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
26/03/2020
WHO IS facilitating antisemitism in London.
Transgender woman gives up legal fight to see her haredi Orthodox children

The family has remained unidentified in the British media.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
22/01/2020
The 102 bus at Muswell Hill
Teen fined £100 for setting Jewish man's hair on fire

"Are you Jewish? You can't be Jewish because you don't have horns," the boy said during the attack.

Victor Gollancz
Victor Gollancz’s attempt to stop the Holocaust

In 1943, Victor Gollancz attempted to stop the Holocaust by publishing his pamphlet "Let my people go". He describes the genocide against the Jews and encourages readers to take actions

By RAYMOND S. SOLOMON
15/01/2020
Labour MP Luciana Berger
Jewish MP Luciana Berger loses seat in House of Commons

Berger failed to unseat Mike Freer in Finchley and Golders Green, who, despite not being Jewish, is a popular figure with the local Jewish community.

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