Top UK Editor Says Britain Should Grant Asylum to European Jews Fleeing Anti-Semitism

Shiryn Ghermezian
The Algemeiner

…“Britain may have been shamefully slow in the Thirties to grant asylum to Jews fleeing Hitler, but we should warmly welcome here those who are now seeking a new home,” wrote Simon Heffer, who edits the Mail’RightMinds section.

“The shocking murder of three people at Brussels’ Jewish Museum last week by a French Islamic extremist reflects an increase in anti-Semitism in Europe, and, above all, in France, where there is a large Muslim population,” he added.

Heffer’s article was largely focused on UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party and its recent loss of votes to the rising UK Independence Party.

The UK editor also called for a ban on the gratuitous use of the word “racist,” saying: “Quite rightly, the ‘N’ word has become so offensive as to be unmentionable. I think it’s time the ‘R’ word was banned, too, given the damage its casual and ignorant use can cause.”

The May 24 fatal shooting at the Jewish museum in Brussels and the recent surge of right-wing parties in European parliamentary elections have brought the threats faced by Europe’s Jews to the fore…



Read the entire article at The Algemeiner.


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