Blog – Religion
12 Nov 2020 by CST
The sad passing of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z”l has been marked by a huge outpouring of tributes and obituaries. Rabbi Sacks’ intellectual and moral brilliance was obvious to everyone, but CST will best remember him by his generosity of spirit, his compassion and humanity. This is because we had a special personal bond with Rabbi Sacks that came from our being his bodyguards for 22 years.
27 Apr 2020 by CST
Today marks one year since the attack on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in San Diego County, California. A far right terrorist entered the place of worship during Shabbat and Passover morning prayer services, murdering one person and injuring three.
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…
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…
4 Jun 2013 by CST
One of the best known scenes in Monty Pythons Life of Brian film shows Brians 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…