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A heated debate has broken out over the education secretary’s attempt to force universities to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism.
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Rehman Chishti, Freedom of Religion envoy, resigns over government bill allowing UK to break international law; Israel lockdown affects three major festivals; Trussell Trust warns of increasing hunger in UK.
A Community Security Trust report says there was an ‘explosion of antisemitic discourses’ online during the lockdown, linking Jews and the pandemic.
Antisemitism is prejudice against Jews based on race, nationality, religion or culture. A long-standing hatred, it has recently become more prominent in Western countries, including the UK