Chief Rabbi declares that calling people Nazis “can never be justified”

“I’m so saddened and troubled by it” The UK’s @ChiefRabbi tells @EmmaBarnett calling someone a Nazi can “never ever” be defended as “free speech”. His comments come after Conservative MP @Anna_Soubry was called a Nazi for her #Brexit stance.#EmmaBarnettShow pic.twitter.com/XsKI43AflE — BBC Radio 5 Live (@bbc5live) 21 January 2019 Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has issued a warning about the dangers of social media during a … Continue reading Chief Rabbi declares that calling people Nazis “can never be justified”

Chief Rabbi wants internet companies to introduce filters to stop "antisemitic" messages from appearing

Asked by Keith Vaz, committee chair, about the influence of social media, the Chief Rabbi said it was “part of the problem, but not the whole problem”.  He called on social media companies to do more to stop antisemitism appearing on their sites and said he believed companies should introduce filters to block such hatred.  The Chief Rabbi also voiced his concern about the rise … Continue reading Chief Rabbi wants internet companies to introduce filters to stop "antisemitic" messages from appearing