London Jewish station closes after lawsuit


London’s only Jewish radio station shut down after losing a libel lawsuit.

George Galloway, a member of Parliament and vociferous critic of Israel, won 15,000 pounds – about $28,000 – in damages against the station, forcing it to shut down.

Galloway sued the station, Jcom, after a November broadcast in which an impersonater claiming to be “Georgie Galloway” used the phrase “kill the Jews, kill the Jews.”

The station apologized for the broadcast, which was heard online by 36 people and in a small area of north London.

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