July 2012 Blog Archive

  • "Bad taste" & "Wrong on so many levels" - Guardian Comment is Free

    30 Jul 2012 by CST

    Few things are guaranteed to upset the Guardian like a US Republican presidential candidate's visit to Jerusalem: on a fund-rasier no less!  If bookies took bets on such things, you could put your house on the paper writing a poorly worded article that risks sounding like a modern version…

  • One Minute for Munich

    27 Jul 2012 by CST

  • CST Antisemitic Incident Report January - June 2012

    26 Jul 2012 by CST

    Today sees the publication of CST's Antisemitic Incidents Report covering the first six months of 2012, which can be downloaded here. The report shows that antisemitic incidents remained at a similar level in the first six months of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011. CST recorded 299 antisemitic incidents across the country…

  • Manchester terror plot couple sentenced

    20 Jul 2012 by CST

    Mohammed Sajid Khan and Shasta Khan, the Oldham couple convicted of planning a terrorist attack against Manchester's Jewish community, have today been sentenced to prison terms for their plot: Mohammed Sajid Khan, 33, who pleaded guilty before the trial at Manchester Crown Court of his wife, Shasta, was given an indeterminate…

  • Manchester couple found guilty of anti-Jewish terror plot

    19 Jul 2012 by CST

    Today, a husband and wife from Oldham, Mohammed Sajid Khan and Shasta Khan, have been convicted of plotting terrorism against Manchester's Jewish community. Their plan was uncovered after police were called to a domestic incident. The Khans are believed to have been intended to target Jewish communities in Greater Manchester…

  • Possible al-Qaeda targeting of London's Jews

    11 Jul 2012 by CST

    The Toronto Star has revealed previously confidential information relating to possible terrorist targeting of the well known North London Jewish neighbourhoods, Golders Green and Stamford Hill, perhaps during the festival of  Chanukah. The two articles relate to documentation found on the body (and in the car) of a…

  • Another Iranian Terrorist Plot

    11 Jul 2012 by CST

    Another Iranian terrorist plot against Jews appears to have been uncovered. This time, the alleged target was the Nairobi Hebrew Congregation synagogue in Nairobi, Kenya (shown in the below photograph).    Associated Press and the Times of Israel report: Two Iranian agents arrested in Kenya with explosives planned…

  • Iran: Drugged up on Antisemitism

    2 Jul 2012 by CST

    Antisemitism is a powerful and enduring psychoactive drug. Dating back to pre-Roman times, it easily adapts to global and local conditions and climates, yet retains its core psychoactive properties, whereby Jews can be blamed for whatever the user wishes. Psychoactive drugs can be legal or illegal, natural or…