Northern Ireland

Rabbi says anti-Semitism is "on the rise" in Northern Ireland

Jewish graves
Image caption Thirteen Jewish graves were damaged in Belfast in August

A rabbi who ministers to the Jewish community in Belfast has said he believes there has been an increase in anti-Semitism in Northern Ireland.

Rabbi David Singer told BBC Radio Ulster's Sunday Sequence that he has received suspicious e-mails and come across anti-Jewish graffiti in the centre of Belfast.

He said there has also been graffiti daubed on Belfast's synagogue.

Thirteen Jewish graves were attacked in west Belfast in August.

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