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Fewer than half of UK adults understand meaning of 'anti-Semitism,' poll finds
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Mar 15, 2019 7:40 AM 1+ week ago

British Labour Party politician David Lammy (2R) joins members of the Jewish community holding a protest against Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and anti-Semitism in the Labour Party, outside the British Houses of Parliament in central London on March 26, 2018. (AFP/Tolga Akmen)

Fewer than half of British adults understand what the word "anti-Semitism" means, a poll conducted on behalf of Britan's Jewish Chronicle has found.

In a survey carried out by Deltapoll, 2,000 adults were asked: "In your own words, what do you understand by the term anti-Semitism?"

According to the newspaper, 47% said they understood the word, but 40% said they did not know its meaning. It was not clear how the remaining 13% answered the question.

Olivia Marks-Woldman, chief executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, told the newspaper that given that reports of anti-Semitic incidents are increasing, the poll findings were "deeply concerning."

In a breakdown of the ages of the participants in the poll, over half of those ...

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