Town hall chiefs back Board of Deputies 10 Local Commitments
Town hall chiefs from across the country and political spectrum have backed the Board of Deputies’ Jewish Manifesto for Local Government and its Ten Local Commitments.
Statement following Board of Deputies and Jewish Leadership Council meeting with Jeremy Corbyn
Concern at campaign messages of Hungarian election winner Orban
Responding to the victory of Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party in the Hungarian elections, Board of Deputies Chief Executive Gillian Merron said: “We are very concerned at some of the messages at the heart of Viktor Orban’s election campaign, including his comments about ‘Muslim invaders’ and calling migrants 'poison'.
Jewish communal leaders respond to Jeremy Corbyn
Jonathan Arkush, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and Jonathan Goldstein, Chair of the Jewish Leadership Council and, have issued a joint reply in response to Jeremy Corbyn’s letter and request for a meeting.
Board of Deputies and JLC: ‘Never has our community made a more powerful statement that we will not tolerate antisemitism in the Labour Party’
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush and Jewish Leadership Council Chair Jonathan Goldstein have issued a statement thanking all of those who travelled to Parliament Square on Monday to demonstrate their opposition to antisemitism in the Labour Party
Board of Deputies congratulates Government for opposing anti-Israel motions at UN
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush has congratulated the UK Government for voting against two anti-Israel motions at the United Nations.
Board of Deputies and Jewish Leadership Council launch paper on opportunities and challenges of Brexit for the Jewish community
The Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council last night launched a paper entitled Brexit and the Jewish Community which seeks to outline the opportunities and challenges Brexit presents to the Jewish community.
Board of Deputies President calls for independent inquiry over antisemitism faced by Labour councillors in local parties
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush has called for an independent inquiry over antisemitism faced by Labour councillors in their local parties.
UK Jewish leaders convey ‘strong concerns’ to Polish minister over Holocaust law
UK Jewish community leaders yesterday met the Polish Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bartosz Cichocki, and the Polish Ambassador Arkady Rzegocki to convey the strong concerns of the Jewish community regarding the Polish legislation that risks criminalising references to the complicity of Poles in the killing of Jews in the Shoah.
Call for women to ‘take a more public role in peacemaking’ at International Women’s Day event at Parliament
More than 150 people attended a Board of Deputies’ International Women’s Day event at Parliament to discuss women’s role in peacemaking.
Chief Coroner’s submission on Hassell ‘nothing short of damning’ says Board of Deputies President
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush has welcomed the intervention of the Chief Coroner of England and Wales Judge Mark Lucraft into the actions of Mary Hassell, the controversial Senior Coroner for Inner North London.
Board of Deputies launches Jewish Manifesto for Local Government
The Jewish Manifesto for Local Government, the definitive document for councillors and candidates who wish to serve Jewish residents in their wards and boroughs, has been launched in Leeds.
Board of Deputies launches social media campaign to encourage women and young people to become Deputies
At the start of its presidential election year, the Board of Deputies is launching a social media campaign to encourage young people and women to stand for election as Deputies.