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Report: 11 percent rise in UK antisemitic incidents

(JNS.org) The Community Security Trust (CST), a body advising the British Jewish community on security, reports that the number of antisemitic incidents in the United Kingdom rose by 11 percent in the first six months of 2016. The organization recorded 557 incidents from January through June, which is the highest number for the first period of the year since data on such incidents begun to be collected in 1984. In addition, CST found that the average monthly number of antisemitic incidents has nearly doubled since the numbers recorded during the years 2011 to 2013.

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