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Scottish government slammed over BDS supporting coalition partner

Scottish government slammed over BDS supporting coalition partner

Green Party in 2015 endorsed pro-BDS and Hamas declaration stating that Zionism is racist, and calling for end to Israel as a Jewish state.Dan Verbin, Canada, 06/09/2021 21:37
Scottish first minister promises to tackle rising anti-Semitism

Scottish first minister promises to tackle rising anti-Semitism

Meeting with Scottish Jewish leaders, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reiterates her commitment to combating Jew-hatred in Scotland.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 17:00
Historic Scottish synagogue to feature Jewish heritage center

Historic Scottish synagogue to feature Jewish heritage center

Center in 19th century Glasgow synagogue will feature history and stories of Scotland's Jewish community.Dan Verbin, 29/07/2021 20:14
Scottish National Party MP sorry for comparing UK gov to the Nazis

Scottish National Party MP sorry for comparing UK gov to the Nazis

MP deletes tweet claiming the Nazis didn't reveal their agenda until they'd "been in power several years and had stoked up fear and hatred."Dan Verbin, Canada, 16/07/2021 22:35
Glasgow police charge Jewish ‘anarchist cafe’ owner for displaying slogan that curses cops

Glasgow police charge Jewish ‘anarchist cafe’ owner for displaying slogan that curses cops

Police charge owner of Jewish anarchist cafe over display which included 'f--- the police' slogan and Palestinian flag.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 18/06/2021 10:24
New Jewish study group comes to Scotland

New Jewish study group comes to Scotland

Study group aims to keep Jews from going abroad for Torah and religious text study by providing courses locally.Dan Verbin, 20/04/2021 00:49
Love for Israel and true Zionism are not defined by borders

Love for Israel and true Zionism are not defined by borders

Ohr Torah Stone emissary in Scotland describes preparations there for Israel's Independence Day, & what the community has taught her. Op-ed.Hodaya Lemberger, 15/04/2021 10:22
Calls for removal of Scottish National Party candidate who compared Theresa May to Hitler

Calls for removal of Scottish National Party candidate who compared Theresa May to Hitler

Candidate for the SNP been condemned by Jewish groups for comparing former U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's actions to the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 05/04/2021 17:18
Scotland to impose 'mini-lockdown'

Scotland to impose 'mini-lockdown'

Two-week 'mini-lockdown' to go into effect this Friday amid spike in coronavirus diagnoses across Scotland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2020 10:00
Synagogue in Scotland nearly a century old named protected property

Synagogue in Scotland nearly a century old named protected property

Historic synagogue in Scotland that has been eyed by developers has been listed as a protected building.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/09/2020 22:37
Glasgow stabbing incident not treated as terror attack

Glasgow stabbing incident not treated as terror attack

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says stabbing incident in Glasgow is not treated as terror incident but investigation continues.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 26/06/2020 23:00
Report: 3 dead in shooting attack in Glasow, Scotland

Report: 3 dead in shooting attack in Glasow, Scotland

A shooting incident on West George Street in Glasgow, Scotland, has been reported, leaving three people dead and many woundedArutz Sheva, 26/06/2020 16:46
Scottish landlord: 'Jews are clever, the richest people in the world, she should be proud'

Scottish landlord: 'Jews are clever, the richest people in the world, she should be proud'

Landlord to Scottish bagel shop owner: Coronavirus rent negotiation is ‘typical Jewish behavior.’Marcy Oster, JTA, 14/04/2020 07:51
Hitler-mustached teen does Nazi salute near Scottish synagogue

Hitler-mustached teen does Nazi salute near Scottish synagogue

Teen filmed sporting fake Hitler mustache and performing Nazi salute in front of Glasgow-area synagogue.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/09/2019 07:43
Scottish prisoners pretend to be Jewish to receive more food

Scottish prisoners pretend to be Jewish to receive more food

Bosses at prison in Edinburgh cracking down on inmates pretending to be Jewish in order to receive extra food.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 19/07/2019 23:34
Passenger plane lands safely - in the wrong country

Passenger plane lands safely - in the wrong country

British Airways passengers shocked to find out they had landed in the wrong country on Monday.David Rosenberg, 26/03/2019 11:40
Ex-Scottish MP blasted over anti-Israel cartoon

Ex-Scottish MP blasted over anti-Israel cartoon

Ex-Labour MP caught in scandal after sharing cartoon portraying Israel as a dog, just days after local leaders vowed to fight anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2019 08:58
Listen: World's longest echo

Listen: World's longest echo

An old tunnel in the depths of Scotland has been crowned the site of the world's longest echo.Matanel Roth, 25/11/2018 12:00
Jewish lawyer sanctioned for defending Israel online

Jewish lawyer sanctioned for defending Israel online

Jewish lawyer in Scotland sanctioned for online argument with pro-Arab university lecturer.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 22/10/2018 19:37
Nazi gift shop in Glasgow causes outrage

Nazi gift shop in Glasgow causes outrage

Residents of Glasgow horrified after man starts hawking Nazi paraphernalia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 11:21
Scottish Labour politician: Jewish newspapers work for Mossad

Scottish Labour politician: Jewish newspapers work for Mossad

Councilwoman for Scottish Labour Party accuses 3 British Jewish newspapers of working on behalf of Mossad for criticizing CorbynJTA, 29/07/2018 22:30
Scottish man gets $1,100 fine for teaching dog to do Nazi salute

Scottish man gets $1,100 fine for teaching dog to do Nazi salute

Youtube personality who taught dog to perform Nazi salute to phrases 'gas the Jews' fined by UK court.JTA, 24/04/2018 07:38
Scottish man teaches dog to do the Nazi salute

Scottish man teaches dog to do the Nazi salute

Scottish man found guilty of hate crime after teaching his girlfriend’s dog to do the Nazi salute.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 21/03/2018 02:08
UK: Mother discovers her son's coffin is empty - 42 years later

UK: Mother discovers her son's coffin is empty - 42 years later

UK mother persuades professor to test remains for DNA, discovers his coffin is empty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2017 00:24
Scottish inmates claim to be Jewish to receive better food

Scottish inmates claim to be Jewish to receive better food

Inmates believe kosher prison food superior to regular prison food after seeing episodes of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black."JTA, 05/07/2017 21:25
Scottish leader to seek independence from UK

Scottish leader to seek independence from UK

Scottish First Minister Sturgeon to seek independence referendum in late 2018.Chana Roberts, 13/03/2017 15:54
Leading Scottish Rabbi attacked in Edinburgh

Leading Scottish Rabbi attacked in Edinburgh

Family of leading Scottish Rabbi assaulted by woman not far from seat of Scottish parliament.Gary Willig, 12/12/2016 18:46
Scottish prisoners request kosher meals

Scottish prisoners request kosher meals

More than 100 inmates in a Scottish prison sign up to receive kosher meals.JTA, 02/09/2016 05:00
Church of Scotland, Jews to 'repair' relations

Church of Scotland, Jews to 'repair' relations

Church of Scotland and the Scottish Jewish community planning formal talks to “repair the damage” caused by 2013 church report.JTA, 04/08/2016 06:11
Scottish Jews feeling more uncomfortable

Scottish Jews feeling more uncomfortable

Jews in Scotland are feeling greater unease living in their country over the past few years, finds report by local Jewish umbrella group.JTA, 28/07/2016 05:20
In Scotland, Jews warm up to leaving UK

In Scotland, Jews warm up to leaving UK

Scotland and its Jews are preparing for Britain's exit from the EU.Cnaan Liphshiz, 06/07/2016 02:09
Scottish rollercoaster flies off tracks wounding 7

Scottish rollercoaster flies off tracks wounding 7

Rollercoaster carrying 10 at M&D theme park flies off of tracks, hurdles into toddler's ride, wounding at least 7.David Rosenberg, 26/06/2016 20:20
Brexit: 59% of Scots want to leave United Kingdom

Brexit: 59% of Scots want to leave United Kingdom

New poll shows substantial majority in Scotland supporting independence from UK in wake of Brexit referendum resultShai Landesman, 26/06/2016 08:00
Anti-BDS student accused of violating 'safe space'

Anti-BDS student accused of violating 'safe space'

BDS tyranny? Imogen Wilson of Edinburgh University now under investigation - for raising her hand in protest to BDS motion.JTA, 05/04/2016 20:50
UK: Anti-Israel activist jailed for acid attack

UK: Anti-Israel activist jailed for acid attack

Scott Harrison's victim said she felt her face 'melting' during horrific attack in Glasgow last year.Ari Soffer, 24/12/2015 21:17
Who murdered the infant whale?

Who murdered the infant whale?

Investigation into death of young pilot whale prompts maritime experts to reveal the 'dark side' of dolphins, who are suspected in attack.Ari Yashar, 30/10/2015 12:22
Scottish Man Jailed for Anti-Semitic Post

Scottish Man Jailed for Anti-Semitic Post

23 year-old deliberately targeted Jewish woman, sending her photo with Nazi flag in retaliation for being banned from seeing her son.Tova Dvorin, 09/08/2015 15:29
Nazi POW Camp Slated to Become Tourist Trap

Nazi POW Camp Slated to Become Tourist Trap

Scotland camp where Rudolf Hess stayed to offer 'unique' vacation bunkers for tourists; project being hailed as preserving history.Tova Dvorin, 10/06/2015 20:09
Scotland's Leader Steps Down Following Referendum

Scotland's Leader Steps Down Following Referendum

Scotland’s first minister, Alex Salmond, will stand down after failing to secure a majority for independence in Thursday's referendum.Ben Ariel, Canada, 19/09/2014 20:51
Scotland Rejects Independence

Scotland Rejects Independence

With two council areas left to go, "No" vote has already surpassed the amount needed to seal a decisive 55%-45% victory.Ari Yashar, 19/09/2014 08:41
Scotland on Track to Reject Leaving the UK

Scotland on Track to Reject Leaving the UK

With majority of votes counted, BBC projects 55% vote not to part ways with the UK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2014 07:31
Scottish Jews Concerned over Independence Vote

Scottish Jews Concerned over Independence Vote

Jews in Scotland fear a 'Yes' vote for independence on Thursday could mean a more hostile atmosphere for Israel - and for them.Ari Soffer, 17/09/2014 20:13
Scotland a Week Away from Independence?

Scotland a Week Away from Independence?

Poll just ahead of Sept. 18 referendum shows support for break away from UK has majority for first time, in dramatic voting shift.Ari Yashar, 07/09/2014 10:14
US Company Boycotts Glasgow Over Palestinian Flag

US Company Boycotts Glasgow Over Palestinian Flag

VP cancels six-day trip to Scottish city after its council flies PLO flag 'in solidarity with Gaza.'Tova Dvorin, 18/08/2014 20:05
Israeli Actors Protest Scottish Festival Ban

Israeli Actors Protest Scottish Festival Ban

Scotland cancels Israeli show in art festival over Gaza operation, silent protest play booed by 200 anti-Israel protesters.Ari Yashar, 10/08/2014 11:06
Israel's UK Ambassador Condemns Church Paper

Israel's UK Ambassador Condemns Church Paper

Outrage causes Church of Scotland to agree to reword report that questioned the divine right of Jews to Israel.Elad Benari, 10/05/2013 05:15
Anti-Israel Activists 'Occupy' Scottish Parliament

Anti-Israel Activists 'Occupy' Scottish Parliament

Anti-Israel protesters, who sought to “occupy” the roof of Scottish parliament, have been charged by police. Rachel Hirshfeld , 26/11/2012 10:16
Brown Defends UK As Better Than EU Or US

Brown Defends UK As Better Than EU Or US

Gordon Brown entered the Scottish referendum debate with a bang.Amiel Ungar, 05/11/2012 02:44
Scot Min. Accused Of Misleading The Public On EU

Scot Min. Accused Of Misleading The Public On EU

Salmond's assumption that EU membership for an independent Scotland was automatic was challenged by the Spanish foreign minister.Amiel Ungar, 25/10/2012 08:27
David Cameron And Alex Salmond In 3 For 1 Deal

David Cameron And Alex Salmond In 3 For 1 Deal

David Cameron and Alex Salmond split the differences between them and Scotland will vote on independenceAmiel Ungar, 16/10/2012 00:05
Nuclear Sub Plan Attacked By Scottish Nationalists

Nuclear Sub Plan Attacked By Scottish Nationalists

The plan to replace Britain's aging Trident program has aroused antagonism in many quarters.Amiel Ungar, 18/06/2012 01:12
Anti-Semitic Remarks on Facebook Prompt Arrests

Anti-Semitic Remarks on Facebook Prompt Arrests

Police in Glasgow, Scotland arrested six people over anti-Semitic remarks on Facebook that mocked the Jewish community of Giffnock.Rachel Hirshfeld, 17/05/2012 10:14
The SNP Drops Voters Anonymous Internet Poll

The SNP Drops Voters Anonymous Internet Poll

The Scottish Nationalists have retreated on the consultation issue and will not record the preference of anonymous voters.Amiel Ungar, 03/04/2012 04:43
Salmond Wants to Play Brave Heart; Cameron Nixes

Salmond Wants to Play Brave Heart; Cameron Nixes

London and Edinburgh are in a chess match over the timing and wording of an independence referendum.Aryeh ben Hayim, 10/01/2012 18:22
Alex Salmond Seeks EU Top Table Seat for Scotland

Alex Salmond Seeks EU Top Table Seat for Scotland

The Scottish Nationalists are seeking to exploit David Cameron's rift with Brussels. They are summoning him to provide explanations.Aryeh ben Hayim, 13/12/2011 21:10
Scottish First Minister Confident of Energy Policy

Scottish First Minister Confident of Energy Policy

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond solicited Arab investment in Scottish energy that will he predicts be a major export industry.Amiel Ungar, 06/11/2011 02:04
Momentum Builds for Scottish Independence

Momentum Builds for Scottish Independence

As the polls demonstrate growing support for Scottish independence economic arguments pro and con are targeting the Scots.Amiel Ungar, 16/10/2011 16:21