The British authorities kept the “hateful” Wilders out — but what are they doing about the genuinely hateful Islamic antisemitism that is proving increasingly noxious and lethal in the U.K.? Why, absolutely nothing, of course. And just as unsurprisingly, it is not even mentioned in this AP article.
“UK anti-Semitic attacks rise after Gaza conflict,” by Dean Carson for Associated Press, February 13 (thanks to all who sent this in):
LONDON (AP) – The number of anti-Semitic attacks on British Jews rose sharply after the start of the conflict in Gaza, a Jewish charity said Friday.
The London-based Community Security Trust, which monitors anti-Semitism and works to safeguard the Jewish community in Britain, said 250 anti-Semitic incidents were recorded in the four weeks after Dec. 27, when Israel launched attacks on Gaza to stop Hamas rocket attacks.
That compares to 40 incidents from the same period the year before….
The trust said crimes included assaults, damage to Jewish property, threats, hate mail, verbal abuse and anti-Semitic graffiti….
Around Europe, several attacks were reported against Jews and synagogues in France, Sweden and Belgium in the weeks after the Israeli offensive, Rich said….