November 2017 Blog Archive

  • CST attends First Victims’ Summit in Westminster organised by the Victims’ Commissioner for London

    22 Nov 2017 by CST

    Yesterday CST was delighted to attend the First Victims’ Summit in Westminster, hosted by Claire Waxman, Victims’ Commissioner for London. As well as Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, other speakers included Assistant Commissioner, Patricia Gallan (MPS), Natasha Plummer (MOPAC), Rosie Sharp (London Community Foundation), Bernadette Keane (Victim Support), Claire Lindley (Chief Prosecutor from the CPS), Judith Baker (Citizens Advice Witness Service) and Sophie Linden (Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime). 

  • Urban Dictionary: where antisemitism is “too popular” to ban!

    22 Nov 2017 by CST

    CST is inundated daily with reports about antisemitism online – whether it be on social media sites, traditional websites or blogs. CST works hard to ensure that social media companies, such as Twitter and Facebook, are educated and trained in what constitutes antisemitism and works with global partners to combat antisemitic hate website wherever they may be. However, the popular site, Urban Dictionary, appears to have taken away the ability to remove, or even try to begin the process of removing, antisemitism from the internet, highlighting the lack of cooperation CST often faces when it comes to tackling hate against Jews online.      

  • CST stands shoulder to shoulder with AJEX and British Army veteran at Remembrance Day parade

    21 Nov 2017 by CST

    CST is proud to have stood shoulder to shoulder at the Cenotaph, with Jewish ex-servicemen and women as well as Chris Baker, a 33-year-old British Army veteran, who was a Royal Engineer before suffering permanent life-changing spinal injuries. For the first time ever, CST volunteers both protected the event and took part in the march.  

  • CST supports Hatzola and the Kehilla

    20 Nov 2017 by CST

    CST's National Head of Training ran a specially designed day for ten Hatzola members from the Kehilla, at CST's Hendon office on Sunday 12 November. Hatzola is a Jewish volunteer-led ambulance team which responds to medical emergencies and incidents within the community. 

  • Is Gilad Atzmon a fascist?

    8 Nov 2017 by Dave Rich

    Gilad Atzmon has published a new book and, like his last one, it is a profoundly antisemitic work; and it also carries heavy hints that Atzmon is more sympathetic to fascism than his fans on the radical left might appreciate.

  • Prosecutor who led Jewish centre bombing investigation was murdered

    8 Nov 2017 by CST

    A n Argentinian  police investigation has revealed that the prosecutor who led the investigation into the bombing of the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA) Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires Jewish centre, was murdered and did not commit suicide, as previously claimed. The prosecutor, Alberto Nisman, was found dead, with a bullet hole in his head, on 18 January 2015. His death occurred four days after accusing former President, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, of masking Iran’s role in the deadly bombing of the AMIA Jewish Centre, which left 85 people dead.  

  • Pensioner who daubed anti-Zionist and antisemitic graffiti in Dunham Massey sentenced following cooperation between CST and Police

    6 Nov 2017 by CST

    Timothy Rustige, a 68-year-old pensioner from Altrincham, has been sentenced following a campaign of graffiti, including antisemitism. CST’s Northern Regional office worked closely with Police following the several incidents at the River Bollin Aqueduct in Dunham Massey, that took place between August 2016 and June 2017.

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