2k Say NO to Anti Semitism

Over two thousand people gathered in central Manchester yesterday, 19 October, to voice their concerns over the rise in Anti-semitism. The crowd heard from many speakers, including MPs Ivan Lewis and Jim Murphy, holocaust survivor Henry Ferster, and Rabbis Amir Ellituv and Daniel Walker. Kurds, Christians and Arabs were also …

Working Definition of Anti-Semitism IHRA

The purpose of this document is to provide a practical guide for identifying incidents, collecting data, and supporting the implementation and enforcement of legislation dealing with antisemitism. Working definition: “Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of antisemitism …

Anti-Semitism & A Better Way than Boycotts

Antisemitism: the UK adopted definition Great Britain is amongst the first countries to embrace the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) explanation of the term. It aims to make it harder for culprits to get away with harassing and abusing Jews, including over-sweeping condemnation of Israel. “Anti-Semitism is a certain perception …

Understanding BDS demonization of Israel

The BDS campaign is seemingly targeted at a country other than the UK, ie. Israel. However as Jews we are drawn in to, and labelled by some as implicitly associated with, the politics of another state and region. This can impact your life and cause you to experience social exclusion. We have therefore …

A New Strain of Antisemitism is on the Rise

The boundary is being blurred between fair criticism and hatred in a thin disguise. by the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis 28 AUGUST 2014 On Sunday a rally will take place in London to demand zero tolerance of antisemitism. Why is this necessary? On March 19 2012, a teacher and three …

Tools to help you cope with Social Media & the Press

WHAT CAN WE DO WHEN OUR “FRIENDS” TELL US WE ARE CHILD KILLERS? Conflict in the Middle East often brings unprecedented condemnation of Israel in the UK and European media. The subsequent public outpourings of hate on the streets of Manchester, London Paris and Berlin has brought Anti-Semitism out in public. …

Combating Anti-Semitism in Social Media & Online

Antisemitism: the UK adopted definition Great Britain is amongst the first countries to embrace the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) explanation of the term. It aims to make it harder for culprits to get away with harassing and abusing Jews, including over-sweeping condemnation of Israel. “Anti-Semitism is a certain perception …

CAA Rallies Against Anti-semitism

Over a thousand people gathered in London on Sunday 31 August to demand “zero tolerance” of Anti-semitism in Britain. The grass roots organisation Campaign Against Anti-semitism, grew from just  initial posting on various social media. It quickly took up the cause of the Tricycle Theatre withdrawing its association with the Jewish …