The shadow of anti-Semitism in the North West

Jewish people in the North West are feeling the effects of anti-semitism more than anywhere else in the country.

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  1. Ashley Derricott, ITV News

Special Report: Worrying levels of anti-semitism in the North West

Jewish people in the North West are feeling the effects of anti-semitism more than anywhere else in the country, according to a new report.

Research carried out for the Campaign Against Anti-semitism says around half of all people questioned said they hold an anti-semitic view.

Meanwhile 1 in 4 Jews are said to be considering leaving the UK.

Ashley Derricott has been talking to members of Manchester's jewish community, one of the largest in the country:

Tony and Lucy also spoke to the Liverpool MP Luciana Berger, who is Jewish and has been subject to anti-semitic abuse on social media.

Lucy began by asking her how shocked she was by today's report:

Anti-Semitism on the rise across the region

Jewish people in the North West are feeling the effects of anti-semitism more than anywhere else in the country.

Half of those questioned in a new report said they hold an anti-semitic view, and 1 in 4 Jews have considered leaving the UK.

Arnold Saunders, a Manchester Rabbi, said the country's economic problems is one of the root causes:

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