Tuesday, February 2, 2016

UK: Scottish Jews feeling under threat from anti-Zionists, says Tory MSP

Via TheJC (h/t Honestly Concerned):
A member of the Scottish Parliament has said the country’s Jewish community has “started to feel under the threat” from rising anti-Zionism and antisemitism

Jackson Carlaw, Conservative MSP for West Scotland, said: “It’s true that MSPs do commemorate the Holocaust. Sometimes I think some think they have ticked a box when they do that and are free the rest of the year to be deeply critical about Israel, and at times to allow that anti-Israel expression of view to cross into an antisemitic expression of view, and not see the difference between them.”

He added: “The community has started to feel under threat again.
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