UK Anti-Semitic Incidents Continue To Spiral
A record 1,805 anti-Semitic acts were recorded in the UK in 2019, a 7% increase over 2018, the Community Security Trust (CST) reported on Thur. 6 Feb. 2020. 158 of the attacks were violent, representing a 25% increase over the previous year There were 88 recorded incidents of damage and desecration to Jewish property. Vice-chair of the all-party parliamentary group against anti-Semitism, Louise Hay, said: "It is shameful the Jewish community has been subjected to another year of racist abuse. We are beyond a stage of saying that more be must be done. Immediate action is required." (VFI News)
Pray against the alarming growth of anti-Semitism in Europe, and for the protection of those who are potential victims of violent attacks and verbal slurs. Intercede that many Jews who make their homes abroad will heed the intensifying anti-Semitic dangers in their country and make the decision to move to Israel.