anti-semitism

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Tens of thousands of people in Britain and millions across the world are today (27 January 2010) marking Holocaust Memorial Day - taking the theme 'the legacy of hope' in seeking to remember the past so as to shape a better future.

  • 9 Oct 2009

    The Board of Deputies of British Jews has written to Tory leader David Cameron “seeking assurances” about the Conservative Party’s links with allegedly anti-Semitic politicians from Poland and Latvia.

  • 29 Jun 2009

    The world is in the grip of a "virulent" new strain of anti-Semitism, says the Chief Rabbi of Orthodox Jews in Britain. Britain itself is facing an increasing number of anti-Semitic attacks.

  • 12 May 2009

    Resisting pressure from both Israeli hard-liners and those antagonistic to the Israeli state, the visiting Pope Benedict XVI has come out in support of a genuine Palestinian homeland and has equally condemned anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.

  • 16 Mar 2009

    The lifting of the excommunication on Holocaust-denier Richard Williamson has left many people confused about the Catholic Church’s relation to the Jewish people.

  • 8 Feb 2009

    Concerns are being expressed about a significant rise in anti-semitic attacks and harassment in Britain. Some 270 cases have been reported in 2009, according to information from the Community Security Trust.

  • 4 Feb 2009

    Following vast international pressure and condemnation, including a sharp riposte from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Vatican says it is asking a Holocaust-denying bishop to publicly recant

  • 16 Jan 2009

    Twenty-two prominent British Muslims have signed a joint letter denouncing anti-semitic attacks and calling for continued vigilance against anti-Jewish attacks, and have circulated it to mosques across the country.

  • 16 Jan 2009

    Civic and religious leaders are concerned about a recent rise in anti-Jewish attacks and incidents in Britain, linked to the exploitation by racists of feelings about the current hostilities in Gaza.

  • 16 Nov 2008

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks joined representatives from different religious communities at the Holocaust Educational Trust’s ‘Lessons from Auschwitz Project’ this week.