May 2015 News Archive

  • What limited data tells us about antisemitism

    29 May 2015 by Mark Gardner

    A new report by the Institute for Jewish Policy Research (JPR) usefully compares various surveys and data on antisemitism, also pointing to its limitations.  Overall, it seems English speaking nations, including Britain, have the lowest negative opinions of Jews, at under 10%. France and Germany are at 10%-25%. Spain, Poland and Russia sit between 25%-45%. Jordan and Egypt are almost 100%. Turkey was 50%, but now exceeds 70%, nearly level with Pakistan’s 70%-80%.  

  • CST holds successful awareness event for Police officers

    22 May 2015 by CST

    Yesterday, CST held an awareness event for Police officers at London's Jewish Museum, as part of a training programme for Police that CST has been running in conjunction with the Museum since 2011.

  • Proposed neo-Nazi demonstration in Golders Green

    20 May 2015 by CST

    For several weeks, CST has known of a proposed neo-Nazi demonstration in Golders Green, North London, planned for Saturday 4 July. CST has been discussing the matter with Police and Government, and yesterday joined with other Jewish groups in asking that the demonstration be banned.  Should the demonstration proceed, CST will do its utmost to protect both those who choose to counter-demonstrate and those who choose to continue their normal Jewish lives.  

  • Professor Robert Wistrich z’’l

    20 May 2015 by CST

    It is with deep sadness and shock that CST notes the sudden passing away of Professor Robert Wistrich z’’l in Rome on 19 May.

  • The antisemitic politician who discovered he is Jewish

    5 May 2015 by CST

    BBC's From Our Own Correspondent series has a feature on Csanad Szegedi, the former no.2 in Hungary's far right Jobbik movement who discovered three years ago that he is, in fact, Jewish.

  • When Antisemitism Is Inevitable

    1 May 2015 by Mark Gardner

    An analysis of a deeply flawed article entitled Antisemitism Is Not Inevitable, published on leading UK Islamist website, MEMO.   

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