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Ancient nation and ethnoreligious group from the Levant

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Jews: Ancient nation and ethnoreligious group from the Levant
Jews or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites and Hebrews of historical Israel and Judah. Jewish ethnicity, nationhood, and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the ethnic religion of the Jewish people, while its observance varies from strict observance to complete nonobservance.

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Jewish man punched after trying to help teenage girls being abused on London bus

Police say suspect hurled antisemitic abuse at victim before attacking him when he tried to help girls
Independent - Published

Ken Livingstone says Jews were not 'helpful' for Labour as he admits Corbyn will have to resign

Former London mayor prompts fresh anger after claiming 'Jewish vote wasn't very helpful'
Independent - Published

Videos for Jews


FBI probing Jersey City shooting as domestic terrorism [Video]FBI probing Jersey City shooting as domestic terrorism

The FBI will now oversee the investigation of this week's deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store, which officials are treating as an act of domestic terrorism, federal and state law..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:21Published

Trump Says Jews Will Vote For Him To Avoid A Wealth Tax [Video]Trump Says Jews Will Vote For Him To Avoid A Wealth Tax

President Donald Trump told attendees at a pro-Israel conference that Jewish voters should vote for him. Why? Because they would "be out of business in about 15 minutes" otherwise. Trump made his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

John McDonnell: Labour has done all it can over anti-Semitism [Video]John McDonnell: Labour has done all it can over anti-Semitism

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that the “horrible” issue of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party could affect the General Election result. Questioned on whether he really believes..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:14Published

Angela Merkel visits the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial [Video]Angela Merkel visits the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki walked past the infamous "Work Sets You Free" gate at the Auschwitz memorial on Friday. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:04Published

Israel's foreign minister says he hopes Corbyn loses British election [Video]Israel's foreign minister says he hopes Corbyn loses British election

Israel's foreign minister said on Thursday that he hopes Jeremy Corbyn loses next week's British election, citing allegations of anti-Semitism buffeting the Labour Party leader. Mia Womersley reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Illegal settlements: Israel starts constructing road in Hebron [Video]Illegal settlements: Israel starts constructing road in Hebron

There are also proposals to build a Jewish neighbourhood in the city’s market.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

Labour: Barry Gardiner shuts down journalist asking for anti-Semitic apology [Video]Labour: Barry Gardiner shuts down journalist asking for anti-Semitic apology

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was asked to apologise to the Jewish community for anti-Semitic incidents in the party. Before he answered, shadow international development secretary Barry Gardiner, who..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

Corbyn won't apologise over anti-Semitism claims [Video]Corbyn won't apologise over anti-Semitism claims

In an interview with the British BBC journalist Andrew Neil on Tuesday (November 26), Corbyn repeatedly declined an invitation to apologise to the British Jewish community over anti-semitism claims...

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:41Published

Jewish community 'worried' about Corbyn in No 10, rabbi says [Video]Jewish community 'worried' about Corbyn in No 10, rabbi says

Baroness Julia Neuberger says the Jewish community feel "worried and perturbed" at the prospect of Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister due to his handling of anti-Semitism accusations. The senior..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:52Published

Swinson: Chief Rabbi's comments speak volumes on Corbyn fear [Video]Swinson: Chief Rabbi's comments speak volumes on Corbyn fear

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson says it's "hugely worrying" the Chief Rabbi felt compelled to intervene in the general election with comments on Labour's handling of anti-Semitism accusations within..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:38Published

Chief Rabbi warns ‘soul of nation is at stake’ if Labour wins General Election [Video]Chief Rabbi warns ‘soul of nation is at stake’ if Labour wins General Election

Jeremy Corbyn’s election campaign has been struck by a significant intervention after the Chief Rabbi warned that the Labour leadership’s handling of anti-Semitism was “incompatible” with..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:33Published

Democrats Slam Uygur Ahead Of Congressional Announcement [Video]Democrats Slam Uygur Ahead Of Congressional Announcement

Cenk Uyger, the out-spoken founder of the Young Turks news site, is running for congress. The Daily Beast reports that many California Democrats are not happy with his candidacy. The Daily Beast..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Pope compares politicians who rage against gays to Hitler [Video]Pope compares politicians who rage against gays to Hitler

Pope Francis said on Friday politicians who rage against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind him of Hitler. Emily Spychal reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

 

New Jersey attack 'may be domestic terror fuelled by anti-Semitism'

The FBI is taking over the investigation into a gun attack on a Jewish supermarket in Jersey City.
BBC News - Published

Israel 'very troubled' by Corbyn run in British election

Israel voiced worry about Britain's election on Thursday, describing the possible rise of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn as a threat to bilateral ties and alarming for British Jews.
Reuters - Published

U.S. officials do not view New Jersey Jewish grocery attack as act of terrorism: source

This week's deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store does not appear to be an act of organized terrorism in the eyes of U.S. federal investigators, a law enforcement source said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Jersey City gunmen targeted Jewish grocery for lethal attack: mayor

Police in the New York metropolitan area were put on high alert to protect Jewish neighborhoods after an hours-long gunbattle with two men around a Jersey City kosher market that killed six people,..
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson book depicts Jews as controlling the media

The 2004 novel Seventy Two Virgins, written by the Tory leader, is full of questionable portrayals of ethnic minorities
Independent - Published

U.S. House passes resolution breaking with Trump on Israel policy

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution on Friday backing a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, following initiatives from President Donald..
Reuters - Published

Former senior Labour official accuses party of 'campaign of lies and disinformation' about antisemitism

Former head of investigations says he encountered 'more than daily political interference', as Jewish affiliate group's submission to equalities watchdog is leaked
Independent - Published

Jewish group accuses Jeremy Corbyn of creating 'welcoming refuge' for antisemitism as 70 Labour staffers submit evidence to major probe

Labour leader 'completely' rejects allegations of interference
Independent - Published

German art group ZPS apologises for Berlin 'Holocaust ashes'

Activists say they are now sorry they unearthed Jewish ashes from Nazi death camp sites.
BBC News - Published

France anti-Semitism: Jewish graves defaced with Nazi swastikas

President Emmanuel Macron vows to fight anti-Semitism as gravestones are daubed with swastikas.
BBC News - Published

French lawmakers tackle anti-Semitism as Jewish graves desecrated

Scores of Jewish graves were found desecrated in a cemetery in eastern France, police said, hours before lawmakers adopted a resolution equating anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism.
Reuters - Published

Rabbi 'beaten up' by men shouting antisemitic abuse in London

The attackers allegedly shouted anti-Semitic abuse: 'Kill Jews, f**k Jews'
Independent - Published

Tories accused of 'denial' and 'deceit' by Muslim Council of Britain as Sajid Javid defends Boris Johnson over Islamophobic comments

Muslim organisation renews Tory criticism while offering support to the Jewish community over Labour's handling of antisemitism
Independent - Published

Jewish father wants to meet Tube saviour

The man says that without the help of Asma Shuweikh he thinks his family might have been assaulted.
BBC News - Published

Father of Jewish children abused on tube thanks Muslim woman who intervened

Victim of antisemitism on London Underground says he wants to meet Asma Shuweikh in person
Independent - Published

Man arrested over anti-Semitic abuse on Tube

Police arrest a man in Birmingham after video of two Jewish boys being harassed is widely shared.
BBC News - Published

Man arrested after Jewish children abused on London underground

'I would want someone to help if I was in that situation,' says woman in hijab who intervened
Independent - Published

Tube passengers unite to challenge man hurling antisemitic abuse at Jewish family

Woman in a headscarf, thought to be Muslim, steps in
Independent - Published

Tory election candidate suspended over antisemitism allegations

Leeds North East candidate Amjad Bashir apologised for the comments about British Jews who visited Israel
Independent - Published

Pizza prank Sussex Police sergeant guilty of gross misconduct

Sgt Gary Jacobs contaminated a Jewish officer's kosher food with pepperoni during a team meal.
BBC News - Published

Police officer mocked Jewish colleague by dangling pepperoni pizza over her food, disciplinary hearing told

Sussex Police Sergeant Gary Jacobs faces allegations of gross misconduct for contaminating Jewish colleague's kosher meal
Independent - Published

Tory election candidate said British Jews return from Israel trips as 'brainwashed extremists'

Jewish community leaders call on Conservatives to dump Amjad Bashir over controversial comments
Independent - Published

The fight to get citizenship for descendants of German Jews

A UK lawyer says Germany is violating its constitution by denying citizenship to some descendants of Nazi victims.
BBC News - Published

LGBT teaching an abomination, Jewish judge says

An ultra-orthodox Jewish judge says Jews should "give up their lives" rather than teach LGBT issues.
BBC News - Published

Pope compares politicians who rage against gays to Hitler

Pope Francis said on Friday politicians who rage against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind him of Hitler.
Reuters - Published

Khamenei: Iran not calling for elimination of Jews, wants non-sectarian Israel

Iran is not calling for the elimination of Jewish people, but it thinks people of all religions should decide Israel's future, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday in a speech..
Reuters - Published

Denmark holds neo-Nazi over Jewish cemetery attack

A Nordic neo-Nazi group leader and an accomplice are accused of vandalising 84 Jewish tombstones.
BBC News - Published

Police officer 'dangled pepperoni pizza over Jewish colleague's food'

Sergeant from Crawley, West Sussex, is facing misconduct hearing over incident
Independent - Published

General election: Labour candidate Gideon Bull drops out over alleged antisemitic remark

Clacton candidate denies antisemitism, insisting he did not know Shylock was Jewish
Independent - Published

As bigotry stirs globally, Bosnian Jews, Muslims recall lesson in tolerance

Bosnia's Jews and Muslims on Thursday marked the bicentenary of the rescue of a dozen Jews from an Ottoman-era governor's jail, saying their liberation by Sarajevo Muslims is a great example of..
Reuters - Published

Local German conservatives cause uproar with call for talks with far right

A group of eastern German conservatives have caused outrage within Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and among Jewish groups by demanding the party hold talks with the far right in the eastern..
Reuters - Published

WW2 Jewish survivors in rare reunion with Greek rescuer

Melpomeni Dina helped hide six family members from the Nazis in 1941-1944.
BBC News - Published

Vatican, Jews criticize Italy's right for snubbing anti-Semitism committee

The Roman Catholic Church and Rome's Jewish community expressed dismay on Thursday after rightist parties refused to back the creation of a parliamentary commission to investigate hate, racism and..
Reuters - Published

Labour's official Jewish affiliate to boycott party's general election campaign because of Corbyn's 'failure of leadership'

Jewish Labour Movement claims 'a culture of antisemitism has been allowed to emerge and fester' under current party leadership as it says Mr Corbyn unfit to be PM
Independent - Published

Painting stolen by Nazis found in New York museum by FBI

The artwork, seized in Germany in 1933, will be returned to the original Jewish owners by the FBI.
BBC News - Published

Buttmizvah is a Jewish, Queer club night that’s held in London

Buttmizvah is a Jewish, Queer club night that’s held in London. Ben combines both his faith and queer identity as he dances – he even brings his mum!
BBC News - Published

In Pictures: Sudan's lost Jewish community

A recent call from Sudan that Jewish people could return shines a light on a once thriving community.
BBC News - Published

Israel envoy demands probe after effigy of Jewish tycoon left at Ukraine synagogue

The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine asked police on Thursday to find and punish people who left a red paint-spattered effigy of tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky, who holds a Ukrainian Jewish community leadership..
Reuters - Published

Primary school teacher sacked after 'joking' about sending Jewish pupils to 'gas chamber'

Pupils were asked 'not to say anything' about the remark
Independent - Published

Germany must protect Jewish life, president says after synagogue attack

Germans need to stand together against extremist violence and protect Jewish life, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after visiting a synagogue where a gunman began an attack a day..
Reuters - Published

German president, at synagogue gunman attacked, says: 'We must protect Jewish life'

Germans need to stand together against extremist violence and protect Jewish life, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after visiting a synagogue where a gunman began an attack a day..
Reuters - Published

Jewish leader says German synagogue attacked by gunman inadequately protected

A prominent Jewish community leader accused German authorities on Thursday of providing inadequate security at a synagogue that was attacked by a far-right gunman as dozens prayed inside.
Reuters - Published

Synagogue attack sparks fear among Jews in Germany

As Jews left Yom Kippur prayers across Germany on Wednesday, they were jolted by word that an anti-Semitic gunman had attacked a synagogue in the eastern city of Halle hours before, killing two people.
Reuters - Published

Student suspended over Tinder profile picture with sleeping Jewish man

Nottingham Trent has passed the matter to a disciplinary panel after the image spread on social media.
BBC News - Published

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