Rachel Riley is an English television presenter. She co-presents the Channel 4 daytime puzzle show Countdown and its comedy spin-off 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. A mathematics graduate, her television debut came when she joined Countdown aged 22.
The Number of anti-Semitic hate incidents in the UK rose by 16% in 2018, according to figures from Jewish charity the Community Security Trust.
CST said it recorded 1,652 anti-Semitic incidents last year, the highest total since it began collecting data in 1984.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid said the government was doing all it could to "rid society of these poisonous views".
These new figures are broadly in line with a which showed all forms of Hate Crime in England and Wales rose by 17% in 2017/18.
Of the 1,652 incidents recorded by the CST in 2018, 123 involved "potential grievous Bodily Harm or a threat to life", a 17% decrease from 2017.
The Report cited A Number of cases across different categories, including A Man who was walking to a synagogue when food was thrown at him from a car, a woman who was spat at in The Face on a bus, a Jewish bakery that was vandalised with anti-Semitic graffiti, and a brick that was thrown at a synagogue's glass front door.
The CST report also said:
Marie van der Zyl, president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, said the CST figures were "very worrying for Jews living in the UK".
"Overall, the UK remains a happy place for its Jewish community, but this reports shows that there is no room for complacency. "
Actress Laura Pradelska , who plays Quaithe in Game of Thrones last week told she had disabled the comments on her Instagram account after receiving anti-Semitic abuse.
"You would be amazed at some of the comments I get," She Said .
"It's mostly to do with Israel and it is completely uncalled for because I tend to post pretty pictures of rehearsal or work that I do. "
Riley, who is Jewish, said she had been abused on Twitter .