Stores in the Jewish communities of Stamford Hill and Golders Green were urged to close and secure merchandise Monday night as unrest that began Saturday night in the north London neighborhood of Tottenham spread throughout London.
Residents of Tottenham's Chasidic Orthodox community reportedly gathered on the street to heckle police over Shabbat, The Guardian reported.
(JTA) -- A pro-Palestinian group is claiming responsibility for British Prime Minister David Cameron's stepping down as a patron of the Jewish National Fund.
Cameron's name was removed from the JNF's list of honorary patrons in recent days; earlier this month the pro-Palestinian Stop the JNF campaign sent a letter to Cameron calling on him to end his association with the charity.
LONDON (JTA) – With Britons uncertain of how the country’s first coalition government since World War II will go about governing, the country’s Jewish community appears to be taking a wait-and-see approach to the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat government.
During the campaign, many Jews expressed alarm at Liberal Democratic positions on Israel.