Browse By

UK Archbishop: Anti-Semitism is embedded in our culture

Archbishop of Canterbury warns against ‘dangerous political rhetoric’ that raises tensions among different faith groups.

By Shoshana Miskin


The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on Thursday condemned the rising anti-Semitism in Britain and encouraged other faith communities not to give in to it, or to other forms of racism.

“We’ve seen a very sharp rise over the last year or so in anti-Semitic expression. It is absolutely intolerable,” Welby told a gathering of Jewish, Hindu, Sikh and Muslim leaders at a Lambeth Palace reception for interfaith dialogue.

“It is a deep shame that [anti-Semitism] is everywhere… it’s deeply embedded in so much of our culture in this country, as is racism.”

Welby said he was “not looking at any political party,” yet his comments follow harsh criticism of the Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn, over anti-Semitic remarks by


Click here for the Top 12 Moments in Jewish History...LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN! »


Join the over 1.4 million fans of Jews News on FB…It’s NOT news unless it’s Jews News!

Powered by WordPress Popup