Board of Deputies President responds to highest ever antisemitic incidents figure

February 2, 2017 - Board of Deputies - Share: Twitter Facebook

Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush has responded to a report by the Community Security Trust showing a record level of antisemitic incidents in this country.

Jonathan said: “While the UK remains a very good place for the Jewish community, these highest-ever figures are deeply worrying, particularly in light of the fact that there was no single trigger event in 2016. It is clear that combating antisemitism will take a concerted effort by the country’s political leadership, government and civil society. In these uncertain times, we should strive to make the UK a beacon of a society that abhors racism and champions respect between all its citizens.”

Read the report here.