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  • British PM pledges additional millions for security for Jewish schools, synagogues

    March 19, 2015 | 11:03 am

    British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged millions of dollars in new funds to Jewish schools and synagogues to be used for security.

    Cameron, speaking Wednesday at the annual dinner of the Community Security Trust, Britain’s Jewish security watchdog group, pledged about $14.9...

  • British security stalwarts in record demand following Paris, Copenhagen attacks

    March 16, 2015 | 9:55 am

    On a nondescript street in the London suburbs, guards with earpieces stand watch outside a brown building with blast-resistant doors and windows.

    The building does not advertise the identity of its occupants, and the guards do not appreciate loitering by individuals curious to...

  • British anti-Semitic incidents set record in ’14, security watchdog reports

    February 5, 2015 | 10:36 am

    The Jewish security watchdog group in Britain recorded 1,168 anti-Semitic incidents for 2014, the highest annual total ever.

    The Community Security Trust in a report published Wednesday said the number of incidents from last year was more than double the 535 from 2013, and it...

  • Anti-Semitic incidents rise in Britain as Gaza conflict rages

    July 30, 2014 | 6:21 pm

    Anti-Semitic incidents in Britain have risen to a near record level since the start of an Israeli assault on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza this month, a Jewish advisory body said on Thursday.

    The Community Security Trust, which advises Britain's estimated 260,000 Jews on...

  • In Europe, big gaps exist among security precautions at Jewish institutions

    November 19, 2012 | 1:11 pm

    Within hours of Israel's assassination of a top Hamas commander, the situation room sprang into action, anticipating retaliatory attacks and preparing instructions to keep civilians out of harm's way.

    No, the room wasn't deep in a bunker beneath Jerusalem, but thousands of miles...

  • London Jewish community, already vigilant, is advised to beef up security for Olympics

    July 16, 2012 | 2:48 pm

    Typically on high alert, London’s Jewish community organizations are being advised to take additional security measures during the Olympics.

    The Community Security Trust, the charity that represents and recommends the community on matters of security, has told Jewish groups to...