Board of Deputies: “Recognising the truth of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital should ease the path to peace”
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush and Senior Vice President Richard Verber have welcomed the decision of the United States to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Board of Deputies welcomes UK vote against Syrian-backed UN General Assembly resolution on Golan Heights
The Board of Deputies warmly welcomes the UK’s vote against a Syrian-backed resolution at the UN General Assembly which criticised Israeli control of the Golan Heights.
‘Grave concern’ over Trump’s Britain First retweets
Board of Deputies Vice President Marie van der Zyl has condemned President Donald Trump’s retweets of videos posted by Britain First Deputy Leader Jayda Fransen.
Supreme Court President Lady Hale launches Board of Deputies Family Life and Customs booklet
President of the Supreme Court Lady Hale this week spoke at the launch of the Board of Deputies’ booklet, Jewish Family Life and Customs: a Practical Guide.
Labour needs to heed BICOM briefing on Middle East Policy
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush has praised BICOM’s briefing paper, Labour Party Foreign Policy in the Middle East – an Analysis, which was published today.
Board Deputies reacts to IPSO ruling on The Sun’s ‘Muslim Problem’ column
Board of Deputies Vice President Marie van der Zyl has reacted to a ruling by the Independent Press Standards Organisation which acknowledged that a line in a column by Trevor Kavanagh “was capable of giving serious offence” but concluded there was no breach of its code.
Jewish Women’s Aid, Board of Deputies and synagogue movements mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women
A major cross-communal awareness-raising campaign against domestic violence, led by Jewish Women’s Aid and the Board of Deputies and supported by the synagogue movements, will be taking place across the country this Shabbat.
Jewish Living Experience exhibition is launched in Hertsmere
Hundreds of Hertfordshire schoolchildren and members of the public will be learning about the Jewish way of life this month following the launch of the Jewish Living Experience (JLE) Exhibition in Borehamwood last night.
UK Jewish community leaders meet Prime Minister Netanyahu
The Board of Deputies and the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC) hosted a meeting on Sunday morning between Prime Minister Netanyahu and the UK’s Jewish communal leadership.
Boris Johnson speaks of the ‘genius of Israel’ at Board of Deputies Balfour Parliamentary Reception
One hundred years after Britain’s Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour issued the Balfour Declaration, his present-day successor Boris Johnson last night told a Board of Deputies Parliamentary reception to celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration that he recognised, “the magic, the genius and miracle of Israel.”