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  • British Jewry condemns slaying of Labour lawmaker

    June 16, 2016 | 1:22 pm

    The Board of Deputies of British Jews joined the chorus of condemnations over the slaying of a Labour Party lawmaker near Leeds, in northern England.

    Jo Cox, 41, died Thursday from wounds she sustained after being shot and stabbed several times on the street, the Bristol Post ...

  • BBC journalist defends claim that Netanyahu used ‘Holocaust card’

    March 6, 2015 | 9:50 am

    A BBC journalist defended his claim that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exploited the Holocaust to further his agenda.

    Jeremy Bowen, the Middle East editor for the British Broadcasting Corporation, made the claim on Twitter on Tuesday, during Netanyahu’s speech to the...

  • British Jews, Muslims issue joint statement for peace and tolerance

    August 28, 2014 | 2:27 pm

    Jewish and Muslim leaders in the United Kingdom issued a joint statement, calling for peace in the Middle East and “constructive dialogue” between the two groups in Britain.

    “In spite of the situation in the Middle East, we must continue to work hard for good community relations...

  • Hebrew to be nixed as foreign language in U.K. schools

    December 17, 2012 | 9:53 am

    The British government reportedly is planning to exclude Hebrew from a list of recognized foreign languages in the national education system.

    The Board of Deputies of British Jews warned last week that the exclusion of Hebrew could damage Jewish education in the country, the...