June 2013 Blog Archive

  • Prosecutions for antisemitic criminal acts

    20 Jun 2013 by CST

    CST's website now includes a new section, listing successful UK prosecutions for antisemitic acts from 2003 to 2012. It can be accessed here and will be updated as necessary. CST hopes that this list will encourage victims of antisemitism to report their experience and help press for action against…

  • Antisemitism: complacency and camouflage in the Frontline.

    18 Jun 2013 by CST

    Swapping “Zionist” or “pro-Israeli” for “Jewish” is not opposing antisemitism. It is, at best, a lazy linguistic complacency that camouflages antisemitic ways of thinking: making antisemitism harder to expose and fight. An unusually explicit example of this can be clearly seen in the footage of a meeting at London journalist haunt…

  • CST addresses international conference on Jewish community security needs

    17 Jun 2013 by CST

    CST’s Deputy Director of Communications, Dave Rich, was one of the speakers at an international conference in Berlin last week to address the security needs of Jewish communities. The conference was arranged by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to look at the challenges posed by …

  • Anti-Zionism: the frontline.

    12 Jun 2013 by CST

    Tonight, Ibrahim Hewitt (pro-Palestinian Islamist), David Hearst (senior Guardian writer) and Tim Llewellyn (ex-BBC Middle East correspondent), will be "critiquing the media’s approach to the Israel-Palestine conflict”. The venue is London journalist haunt, the Frontline Club. It will be chaired by Mark McDonald, a founder of Labour Friends o…

  • Holier than thou? The Church of Scotland’s report on the ‘promised land’.

    4 Jun 2013 by CST

    One of the best known scenes in Monty Python’s Life of Brian film shows Brian’s mother, Mandy Cohen, insisting that her son is not the Messiah. She shouts at the multitude, He's not the Messiah. He's a very naughty boy! A similar logic underpins a new report on t…

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