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PM to tackle rising anti-Semitism

ReportingWeek2
Britain is to become the first nation to formally adopt the International Definition of Anti-Semitism, in a bid to curtail the rise of racially motivated attacks against Jews.   The move will make it easier to target offenders who have previously avoided sentencing because the term ‘Anti-Semitism’ has been inadequately defined. The Community Security Trust previously revealed that the number of ant-Semitic incidients increased by 11%in the first six months of this year.   The definition was created by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance earlier this year. It describes Anti-Semitism as “a perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews”. The group hopes that their definition will be enforced across all countries where hate crimes against J