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  • Scottish municipality votes down pro-Palestinian motion

    June 15, 2011 | 11:02 am

    A Scottish municipality voted down a motion comparing Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians to apartheid.

    The Dundee City Council at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday did, however, note with concern the “ongoing situation in Israel/Palestine” and called for “a just and lasting...

  • Scottish municipality bans Israeli books

    May 24, 2011 | 10:18 am

    A Scottish municipality has banned from its libraries books by Israeli authors and that were printed or published in Israel.

    The West Dunbartonshire Council, consisting of towns and villages west of Glasgow, ordered new books by Israeli authors to be banned from the council’s...

  • Scottish burial society employee makes landmark bias claim

    January 13, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    In a landmark case, a Jewish burial society employee in Scotland says he was fired for becoming involved with the Masorti movement.

    It marked the first case of a Jewish individual claiming discrimination against a Jewish employer in Scotland, according to the Herald Scotland...

  • Just in time for Father’s Day—a nice Official Jewish Tartan kilt!

    By The Web Guy

    June 2, 2008 | 12:32 am

    Found this while cruising the blogosphere:
    The first record of a Jew in Scotland is in 1691 and since then they have been an integral part of the country and its people. Jews were never persecuted and there were no pogroms, no Holocaust, no national or state sponsored antisemitic...