Jake Wallis Simons Jake Wallis Simons

Anti-Semitism is alive and well in Britain’s schools

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My children have never felt the need to hide their Jewishness. That’s the heart of it, I suppose. A few months ago, a boy picked up his books and declared, ‘I’m not sitting next to the Jewish girl’, before moving to another seat.

When she told me about it, my daughter, who is 14, said the kid had just been seeking attention.

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