May 2019 Blog Archive

  • Clare Short, the IHRA definition and a case study in being wrong

    30 May 2019 by CST

    Clare Short’s appearance on Tuesday’s BBC Newsnight was a case study in being wrong, with her mistakes typifying the evasions and excuses for antisemitism that are repeated like a mantra by the anti-Israel left. 

  • CST and CATCH partners lead London-wide anti-hate campaign

    29 May 2019 by CST

    CST is a member of CATCH, the Community Alliance To Combat Hate, which is partnership of organisations from different communities to support victims of hate crimes and ensure they get the help they need. This month, all the CATCH members ran a campaign in response to growing race hatred and polarisation.    

  • CST working to protect our Jewish students on campus

    20 May 2019 by CST

    CST works to protect Jewish students on campus across the United Kingdom. CST’s dedicated Campus Team works with students across the country to ensure their safety from antisemitism, extremism and terrorism; whether they are students who give their time as CST Volunteer Security Officers, students who are involved in their Jewish society and any other Jewish student on campus who feels they need support to combat antisemitism or protect their community.  

  • CST welcomes news that neo-Nazi Jack Renshaw has been sentenced to life in prison

    17 May 2019 by CST

    Jack Renshaw has been sentenced a minimum of 20 years in prison for plotting the murder of his local MP Rosie Cooper as well as the Policewoman who was investigating him for child sex offences.  

  • CST welcomes Universities Minister’s call to stamp out antisemitism

    17 May 2019 by CST

    CST welcomes the call made today by Universities Minister, Chris Skidmore MP, on all institutions to accept the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of antisemitism. Jewish student life continues to flourish in campuses throughout the UK; however antisemitism still exists. In 2018, CST recorded 25 antisemitic incidents related to campus, including damage and desecration, threats and abusive behaviour.