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Were UK Jews right to ban Smotrich? - editorial

UK Jews told MK Bezalel Smotrich to leave the UK during his trip to Europe to get support against the Knesset's religious reforms.

Charlotte Nichols may soon be UK Labour Party’s only Jewish female MP

Nichols is a rising star best known for speaking her mind on a range of topics — from social justice to women’s issues to whether it’s ok to beat up Nazis.

By OLIVIA FLETCHER/JTA
12/02/2022

British Jews record 2,255 antisemitic incidents last year — the highest tally in Europe

The United Kingdom had antisemitic 2,255 incidents in 2021, an increase of 34% from the 1,684 incidents recorded in 2020.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/02/2022

Top British Jewry group tells Smotrich to leave Europe, calls him 'disgrace'

In a tweet, in Hebrew, the Board of Deputies said that it rejected Smotrich’s “disgusting ideology that promotes hatred.”

England to honor Licoricia of Winchester, Jewish businesswoman murdered there

The statue features the inscription: “Love thy neighbour as thyself” from Leviticus, in English and Hebrew.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
29/01/2022

All Holocaust records in the UK to be available to research and study

The UK is also urging other countries worldwide to release records relevant to the Holocaust that are not yet publicly available.

Antisemitic British video streamer sentenced to four years in prison

Richard Hesketh, 36, was arrested after police were informed of his antisemitic videos, which had accumulated roughly two million views.

Boris Johnson loses pieces of a menorah he received from Jewish group

At a luncheon in London hosted by the Conservative Friends for Israel group, Johnson and Lapid received menorahs as gifts as a token of gratitude in the midst of the Hanukkah holiday.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
01/12/2021

UK Chief Rabbi praises Bennett’s coalition for promoting Jewish unity

EcoSynagogue initiative seeks to recruit UK Jewish communities in fighting climate change.

British Jews outraged over Green Party's ‘contradictory’ definitions of antisemitism

A resolution on antisemitism marks the first time the UK Green Party has formally adopted guidance on Jew-hatred.

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