UK Anti Semitism

Katie Hopkins 'Makes Vile Holocaust Joke' About Ed Miliband And His Wife

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Politics

Katie Hopkins has been accused of stepping up her campaign against Ed Miliband by making a Holocaust “joke” about his wife Justine. The Sun co...

Hate Crime: Why Censors Are Right to Ban the Anti-Semitic Horror

Simon Thompson | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Simon Thompson

I'm a fan of horror, I consider myself to be pretty liberal and I would consider myself a supporter of free speech and free expression but I also think there comes a time when a line has to be drawn and we have say that something is not okay.

Galloway's 'Anti-Semitism' Legal Letters Could Be About To Backfire

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK

A legal firm acting for Respect MP George Galloway will be reported to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), it has emerged. The development ...

Hidden Camera Shows Jewish Reporter Intimidated In Paris Suburbs

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK

A hidden camera exposed the rampant anti-Semitism of the Parisian suburbs after it tracked a journalist strolling around the city wearing a yarmulke f...

Copenhagen - Time for Solidarity and Supporting Free Speech

John Sargeant | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK
John Sargeant

We cannot stop being alive, we cannot stop noticing the harm religious extremism and hatred causes. We will point out what fundamentalists are trying to do. We will show the limits they try to impose. We will show how people give tacit let alone explicit support to those that wish atheists, apostates and blasphemers dead.

Copenhagen Shooting Suspect Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein Had Criminal Record, Police Say

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, the suspected gunman killed by police after shooting attacks against a free speech event and outside a Copenhagen synagog...

Danish Rabbi Says Jews Will Stay And Fight Terror, Not Flee To Israel

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

In the aftermath of another sickening attack on Europe's Jews, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has yet again urged Jewish Europeans to cons...

Conspiracy Theory Vicar Banned From All Social Media After 9/11 Post

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK

The Church of England has banned one of its vicars from all social media and taking part in any anti-Israel activities after he appeared to question w...

Why The Days Of Trolls Could Be Numbered...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK

People who spread racial hatred online could be given "internet Asbos" blocking them from Twitter and Facebook, under proposals to tackle anti-Semitis...

George Galloway Had An Utter Nightmare On Question Time Last Night

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Politics

UPDATE: Galloway Calls For Action Against BBC 'Lynch Mob' In the most fractious Question Time of recent years, George Galloway clashed with fellow ...

Gaza Conflict Led To Anti-Semitic Violence On Britain's Streets

PA | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

The conflict in Gaza and Israel led to a record number of anti-Semitic hate incidents in the UK last year, figures released by a charity have shown. H...

French Job Advert Asking For Someone 'Not Jewish' Sparks Fury

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK

A job advert for a French design company calling for a rigorous, organised, highly motivated but "if possible, not Jewish" candidate has sparked outra...

Church's Horror At Vicar's 'Mossad 9/11' Post

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK

A Church of England vicar is under investigation after purportedly posting an article on his Facebook suggesting Israel had committed the 9/11 terror ...

Why I Find The Galliano Love-In Hard To Take

Grant Feller | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Grant Feller

Am I able to echo a fellow darling of the fashion clique, Vidal Sassoon, who once memorably said that: 'It's OK saying sorry but when you are drunk you say what you really feel.'?

Jessica Elgot

Holocaust Survivors Confront Trauma And Necessity Of Telling Their Stories, 70 Years On

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we rememb...

Why It's 'Preposterous' To Compare Current Anti-Jewish Hate With The 1930s

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember the H...

There Is No 'Wave' of Anti-Semitism

David Cesarani | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK
David Cesarani

invoking the fate of the Jews under Nazi rule is not only inappropriate - it is inflammatory and insulting to the victims. Raising the spectre of 'anti-semitism' will not help anyone cope with the threat posed by Jihadists and extreme Islamists. We (all) face a specific menace that demands specific counter-measures.

Religion's Leaders Have a Unique Responsibility to Tackle Extremism

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

As the representative of one of the oldest European minority faiths on this continent, I want to reach out to the diverse Christian communities, the diverse Muslim communities, secular groups, governments and politicians, to help us stop this growing trend of antagonism and conflict. I believe that we have the responsibility to recreate an atmosphere of tolerance and mutual respect between the secular modern state and religious movements, in order to make sure that the experiment, which we call Europe, is not going to fail.

'Aggressive' and 'Stingy': Anti-Semitism in the UK

B.J. Epstein | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK
B.J. Epstein

Theresa May said the UK has to "wipe out anti-Semitism". The BBC has now featured an article about Jews in the UK fearing for their safety, but unfortunately this doesn't surprise me at all. This new interest in British anti-Semitism stems largely from the attacks in France, and it's a shame that it took such a tragic event for Brits to begin to consider the problems here at home.

It's Important That as Students, We Must Protect Social Minorities

Dean Eastmond | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Dean Eastmond

Islamophobia is a dirty word creeping into the likes of households across the UK. I am, like the majority, at university to study and develop life skills before entering "the real world". If this is my exposure to what the real world looks like, I think I'm staying at university forever.

We Must Defend Britain's Jews, Says May

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK

Theresa May has insisted efforts to wipe out anti-Semitism in the UK must be redoubled, amid safety fears among the Jewish community. The Home Secr...

Charlie Hebdo Massacre: Israel Convinced it Stands Alone Against Islamist Terror

Toby Greene | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK
Toby Greene

When Israelis look at these events in Europe, their view is inevitably coloured by the history of Jews there, and the fact that the idea of a modern Jewish state was created in Europe as an answer to anti-semitism.

British Jews Feel Threatened By 1930s 'Anti-Semitism' Amid Claims Of 'New Exodus'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK

Nearly half of Britons hold anti-Semitic views, a new survey has found, with one in four believing Jews are more money driven than others, while one i...

Dave Whelan Should Probably Stop Talking. Now.

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Sport

Wigan boss Dave Whelan has again apologised for any offence caused by alleged anti-Semitic remarks attributed to him - but caused further outrage by ...

Mehdi Hasan

The Liberal Zionist Smeared As An 'Employee Of Hamas' For Being Anti-Netanyahu

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Politics

Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is featuring its Beyond Belief series, chronicling the remarkable lives of Britons who've taken on...