Anti Semitism

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...

PM Urged To Hand Back £1.5m Donation From 'Antisemitic' Wigan Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron is under pressure to give up £1.5 million in donations from businessman Dave Whelan amid allegations of racist comments by the Wigan At...

Wigan Boss Dave Whelan May Need A Bigger Shovel After Latest 'Apology'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Sport

Dave Whelan, the multimillionaire owner of Wigan Athletic Football Club, has given a questionable apology after being accused of anti-Semitism while a...

Wigan Owner Accused Of Anti-Semitism

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Sport

Dave Whelan, the multimillionaire owner of Wigan Athletic football club, has been accuse of anti-Semitism after he made comments to a national newspap...

Jews and Muslims of Britain Unite!

Asher Kessler | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Asher Kessler

It is now that these two communities must understand how interdependent they are. When one community is attacked, the other is next in line. The hatred of Muslims in Europe is the same hatred that Jews have experienced for the last few centuries. When Jews perpetrate islamaphobic actions, they are creating an atmosphere in which anti-Semitism thrives and vice versa.

It May Be Halloween, But It's No Time For Witch-Hunts

Jemma Wayne | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Politics
Jemma Wayne

It is time to wake up. In different ways many of us have done it, uttered sweeping, dangerous slurs - the "don't be gay" type comment is one I have heard unchallenged far too often. But it is the urgent responsibility of each of us, right now, to be precise about what speech we employ...

Sports Direct Security Guard Banned Jewish Schoolboys From Entering Store, Telling Them 'No Jews'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A security guard at Sports Direct has been sacked after barring two Jewish schoolboys from entering the store and reportedly telling them: "No jews, n...

George Galloway Breaks Silence Over Brutal Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

George Galloway has spoken out for the first time since he was allegedly attacked by a man for being an "enemy to Judaism." Former BBC manager Nei...

The 2014 Muslim Jewish Conference: An Ambitious, Daring and Unforgettable Week

Ben Kasstan | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK
Ben Kasstan

The conference followed intense threats to religious freedom, such as the recent ban on religious slaughter in Denmark as well as the far-right's shameful resurgence across the European Union.

Wake Up Football And Stop Pretending Racism Doesn't Exist

Grant Feller | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Sport
Grant Feller

The deafening silence from fellow football professionals coupled with the absurd comments from the LMA, Redknapp and others are only making a problem that is deeply entrenched in society worse.

We All Need to Work to Keep Europe Open and Free

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

When we look at the news and we see incident after incident of discrimination, antisemitism and vigilante justice. Whether that's Jewish shops being targeted in Paris or a woman being assaulted for displaying an Israeli flag in Amsterdam, we are surrounded by acts of baseless hatred.

The Letter From A Jewish Londoner That Went Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK

A letter from an "ordinary middle-aged Londoner" expressing fears about growing anti-semitism in Britain has gone viral, with many taking to social me...

A Pause, But We Are All Extremists Now

Jemma Wayne | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK
Jemma Wayne

I still believe Britain, deep down, to be a tolerant and fair-minded society. But it is time for all of us, and especially the media, to take responsibility for the extremism that has whipped this country into a dangerous frenzy.

There's A Hamlet In France Called 'Death To The Jews'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK

A tiny hamlet in France is being urged to change its name - rather unsurprising when you learn it is called 'La Mort aux Juifs'. If your French is ...

Jessica Elgot

Antisemitic Attacks Soar In Britain Even Before Middle East Conflict Kicked Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Anti-Jewish attacks and abuse shot up by 36% in the first six months of 2014, with experts predicting they will climb even further once incidents trig...

Jessica Elgot

Rising Anti-Semitism Means Jews Have No Future In Europe, Says Top Israeli Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

At a time when the population of the country's major cities spend time everyday in bomb shelters, young people are called up weekly as army reservists...

Anti-Jewish Attacks On The Rise In Britain During Israel-Gaza Offensive

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

As violent attacks against Jewish communities and businesses continue in Europe, antisemitic incidents are also on the rise in Britain, according to n...

'Dogs Allowed, Jews Stay Out' Says Belgian Cafe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

A Belgian cafe that displayed a sign saying: 'Dogs allowed but Jews are banned' is facing legal action from an anti-Semitism monitoring group. The ...

'I Thought It Was 1938' Israeli Ambassador's Fear Of Rising European Anti-Semtism

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has given the go ahead for another pro-Palestinian demonstration tonight, after widespread condemnation that Paris ...

Is European Fascism on the Rise?

Jo Simmons | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

Though Russia has trumpeted its goal of fighting fascism more or less continuously since the Second World War, many in Europe have assumed such an ideology to be definitively outmoded. Today, the West must figure out how to speak to disenfranchised citizens in a meaningful way, to show them that dysfunctional democracies can be reformed, and that directing political frustration at society's most vulnerable members is never a constructive way forward.

Arrests Over 'Sickening' Swastikas On Jewish Graves

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK

Two teenagers have been arrested after Jewish graves were daubed with Nazi swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti. A number of gravestones were also t...

Former National Front Leader In France Says Popular Jewish Singer Should Be Put In An Oven

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

Jean-Marie Le Pen has been accused of spreading “anti-Semitic filth” by suggesting that a popular Jewish singer should be placed in an oven. Spark...

The Curious Tale of Bulgaria's Extremist Flip-Flopping Party

Jo Simmons | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

'No to EU homosexuality, it is Mother Russia that liberated us'. This statement comes not from some pro-Russian separatist fighting the power in Ukraine, but from Volen Siderov, the charismatic and divisive leader of Bulgaria's ultranationalist, anti-Semitic and xenophobic party Ataka.

Spanish Town ‘Camp Kill Jews' Votes To Change Its Centuries-Old Name

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK

Residents of a Spanish town whose name translates as ‘Camp Kill Jews’ have voted to change its moniker. The name of the northern village - Cas...