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  • Rev. Stephen Sizer speaking at antisemitic conference in Iran

    2 Oct 2014 by CST

    The Rev Stephen Sizer is a Church of England vicar with a long record of anti-Israel activity. In 2012 the Board of Deputies made a formal complaint to the Church of England about allegations that Sizer had used his website to link to antisemitic material from other websites. This complaint was…

  • The ADL poll shows Britain is not an antisemitic country, but we shouldn’t be complacent

    15 May 2014 by CST

    This article is a cross-post from Left Foot Forward. Two opinion polls with a difference have given anyone interested in antisemitism a lot to chew on this week. The US-based Jewish advocacy group, the Anti-Defamation League, polled over 53,000 people in over 100 countries to construct a global measure of antisemitic attitudes…

  • 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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