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British Jews put on high alert amid rising tensions

The UK’s Jewish community is on high security alert amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem.

Writing to Jewish organisations this week, the Community Security Trust said it has “taken reports of a small number of antisemitic incidents that appear to be related to the situation” in Israel and urged caution over the coming days.

This comes after hundreds of Palestinian demonstrators were injured and numerous Israeli police were hospitalised in violent clashes in Jerusalem this week.

Citing numerous demonstrations across the UK over the weekend against the clashes in Jerusalem, the CST said it is concerned about “increased anger and tension amongst UK anti-Israel groups and activists may in turn lead to a heightened risk of antisemitic activity directed at the UK Jewish community”.

Read more here: https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/uk-community-put-on-high-security-alert-amid-heightened-jerusalem-tensions/

Palestinians in London gathered next to Downing Street to rally against a law discussed in the Knesset on whether Jewish settlers can evict Palestinians by force from their homes. (Paul Quezada-Neiman/Alamy Live News)