An antisemitic incident is any malicious act aimed at Jewish people, organisations or property, where there is evidence that the incident has antisemitic motivation or content, or that the victim was targeted because they are (or are believed to be) Jewish.

Synanogue in Hove, last August

Synanogue in Hove, last August

Incidents can take several forms, including physical attacks on people or property, verbal or written abuse and threats, or antisemitic graffiti, leaflets or posters. Incidents can also include social media postings if they involve a UK-based offender or victim.

If you are the victim of an antisemitic incident or you have information regarding an antisemitic incident that happened to somebody else, please contact CST as soon as possible.

CST has a dedicated team which deal with antisemitic incidents and provides victim support, while respecting your confidentiality at all times. CST can liaise with Police and other bodies to help ensure that any incident is dealt with properly.If you do not want to contact the Police directly, CST can do so on your behalf as a ‘Third Party Reporter’.

In an emergency always call the Police on 999.

Then call CST’s 24-hour emergency response:

London and southern regions 0800 032 3263

Manchester and northern regions (including Scotland) 0800 980 0668.

For a non-emergency, call the Police on 101 and CST London 0208 457 9999

Manchester and northern regions 0161 792 6666

You can also report an incident by email at incidents@cst.org.uk or via the CST website www.cst.org.uk

CST publishes statistics and analysis of antisemitic incidents in its annual Antisemitic Incidents Report, and this is recognised as the most authoritative study of antisemitic hate incidents in Britain. CST also provides expert advice on every aspect of contemporary antisemitism to the Police, Government, politicians and the media.