UK Anti-Semitism At All-Time High In 2014 In Response To Israel-Gaza Conflict

The year 2014 saw the highest number of anti-semitic incidents on record in the U.K., according to a report by nonprofit Community Security Trust (CST), as people reacted to the renewed conflict between Israel and Gaza.

Last year, 1,168 incidents took place across the U.K., more than double the number in 2013, and the highest since records began in 1984, according to CST, which monitors anti-semitism incidents in Britain.

In the single incident of “extreme violence,” a victim in London was called a “Jewish c***” and attacked with glass and a baseball bat. In total, there were 81 incidents of physical assault, with the majority involving hate mail, slander or verbal abuse. There were also 81 other incidents of damage and desecration of Jewish property, and 884 incidents of abusive behavior.Read More…

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