BBC shame: Jewish broadcaster quits corporation over Oxford Street antisemitic attack row


The Board of Deputies commissioned an independent investigation into the video, in which audio experts and linguists found no evidence of anti-Muslim slurs.

Responding to Rabbi Rubinstein’s resignation, a BBC spokesperson said: “We are sorry to hear of Rabbi YY Rubinstein’s decision as he has always provided thoughtful and compassionate contributions to our programmes, which have been deeply appreciated by our listeners.

“Antisemitism is abhorrent and we strive to serve the Jewish community, and all communities across the UK, fairly.”

With regards to the news report, they said: “Our story was a factual report that overwhelmingly focused on the individuals the police want to identify; those who directed abuse at the bus.


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