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A Brexit Party politician owns London’s oldest smoked salmon factory

Lance Forman shows off the final product of his smoked salmon factory in the East End of London, Sept. 4, 2019. (Cnaan Liphshiz)

LONDON (JTA) — Twenty years ago, this city’s oldest maker of smoked salmon endured a series of catastrophes that convinced its Jewish owner that his family business was a goner. In 1999, a fire consumed three-quarters of its factory. A year later, flooding forced it to relocate. A year… Read more »

Is EU discriminating against Israel by labeling settlement goods?

A demonstration in Madrid in support of Western Sahara's self-determination, Nov. 11, 2006. (Wikimedia Commons)

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — To Israel and many of its supporters, the new European Union regulations requiring separate labeling for settlement goods are discriminatory measures reminiscent of Europe’s long history of institutionalized anti-Semitism. In a harshly-worded statement Wednesday, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said that by ignoring other territorial disputes around the world, the EU… Read more »