Anti-Semitism Is Alive and Well in Britain

(Telegraph-UK) Zoe Strimpel - There are about 290,000 Jews in the UK or 0.4% of the population. It's odd, then, how much attention we continue to attract: and not of the good kind. A recent survey by Hope Not Hate, a charitable trust that campaigns against racism and fascism, found that 1/3 of the British population believe anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. 34% of those 18-24 said that it was "probably" or "definitely true" that Jews have excessive influence over global finance. I get the sense that people are bored of hearing Jews go on about anti-Semitism; it's far worse than boring to be its target - and it doesn't seem, after millennia of this most tenacious, deadly ism, there is any let-up in sight.

2022-10-06 00:00:00

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