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Legislator from English Channel islands says he will not run after anti-Semitic threats


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/legislator_from_english_channel_islands_says_he_will_not_run_after_anti-sem

A legislator on Jersey, a British crown dependency off the coast of France, will not run for reelection because of anti-Semitic threats. "My family have been very upset by recent events and I feel that it would therefore be better not to stand for re-election at the end of the year," Sen. Freddie Cohen, who is also the island's planning minister, was quoted as saying on June 7 by the London Jewish Chronicle.

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