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The Community Security Trust – Best Practice in Combating Antisemitic Hate

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Michael Whine

Community Security Trust, GB
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The author describes antisemitic activity in post WWII Britain and the Jewish community’s response. as well as legal and political developments in the realm of antisemitism. The author recounts how the Community Security Organisation, which in 1994 became the Community Security Trust (CST), was established in an effort to address security issues being confronted by the Jewish community in Britain.  The author details the structure of the CST and lays out its goals and methods. The organization’s activities, which are offered free of charge to the entire community, include providing suggestions and training to community groups and individuals regarding security issues. CST also provides advice to Jewish community institutions and their staff, builds relationships with other minority groups, and works internationally in the realm of hate crimes.  The author concludes that CST offers an example of best practice within the realm of groups combating hate.
How to Cite: Whine, M., 2011. The Community Security Trust – Best Practice in Combating Antisemitic Hate. Journal of Hate Studies, 9(1), pp.113–126. DOI: http://doi.org/10.33972/jhs.79
Published on 01 Jan 2011.

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