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Jewish father whose baby's birth certificate 'had Israel scribbled out' makes urgent plea

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Jewish father whose baby’s birth certificate ‘had Israel scribbled out’ makes urgent plea

A Jewish father, whose baby’s birth certificate allegedly had the word Israel scribbled out, has called for the person responsible to be sacked.

The father of the five-month-old baby, whose certificate was allegedly altered, told Sky News on Tuesday (20 February), said: “My baby she's five months old, what does it have to do with where her father was born?"

Home Secretary James Cleverly has asked officials to “investigate urgently”.

A Home Office spokesperson said “appropriate action will be taken” and the government will “not tolerate antisemitism in any form."

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