Board Of Deputies Projects & Initiatives
Welsh political parties back international definition of antisemitism at Jewish hustings
Leading representatives of the four major Welsh political parties expressed support for the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism and opposition to boycotts that uniquely stigmatise Israel, at the Jewish community’s Senedd Hustings organised by the Board of Deputies and the South Wales Jewish Representative Council held online on 19th April.
Leading Mayoral candidates promise to visit Israel if elected
London’s leading Mayoral hopefuls pledged to visit Israel at the Jewish Community Hustings for the capital’s elections, organised by the London Jewish Forum, the Board of Deputies of British Jews, the Jewish Leadership Council and Jewish News.
Board of Deputies creates Jewish Book of Condolence for Prince Philip
The Board of Deputies has announced the creation of a special book of condolence for members of the UK Jewish community to convey their sympathies at the passing of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Board of Deputies congratulates former Chief Executive on taking her place in the Lords
The Board of Deputies expressed pride today as the organisation’s former Chief Executive, Gillian Merron, was officially introduced to the House of Lords.
Pikuach announces delay to section 48 inspections until Autumn
Pikuach, the Board of Deputies’ body responsible for inspecting Jewish education in maintained Jewish schools, has announced that no section 48 inspections in Jewish schools will be carried out in the summer term, and are likely to return in the autumn term 2021.
SCoJeC and Board of Deputies in ‘ground-breaking’ agreement to enhance provision for Scottish Jews
The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities and the Board of Deputies of British Jews have the basis of an agreement (an MOU) to professionalise representation for the Scottish Jewish Community.
Jewish community launches Jewish Manifesto for London, Scotland and Wales
The Jewish community has launched manifestos for the London, Scottish and Welsh elections, to ensure the Jewish voice is heard.
Board of Deputies President pays tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh following announcement of his death
Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl has paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh following the announcement of his death.
Board of Deputies grows to 203 member organisations
The Board of Deputies now has 203 member organisations after Deputies voted to accept five new organisations into membership on Sunday.
Board of Deputies President calls for public inquiry into “shocking” revelations on Nazi War criminals in Britain
Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl has called for a public inquiry into allegations that the British Intelligence Services actively helped Nazi war criminals come to the UK after the War and protected them from facing justice, calling this “a very dark day for Britain – and for British Jews.”
Board of Deputies President reacts to defeat of Alton amendment
Board of Deputies of British Jews President Marie van der Zyl has reacted to last night’s vote on the Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill (the Alton amendment) which was lost by 318 to 300.