Marie van der Zyl: Trump statement ‘flies in the face of his professed stance on anti-Jewish hate
Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl has reacted to President Donald Trump’s statement in which he said that Jews voting for a Democrat “show either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty”.
Universities Minister Jo Johnson discusses antisemitism and religious freedoms with Jewish groups
Jewish community organisations this week held a meeting with Universities Minister Jo Johnson, arranged by the Board of Deputies, to discuss topics including antisemitism and freedom of speech, religious freedom issues and ways in which the new government will be able to support Jewish students and academics.
Board of Deputies President: Our community must prepare for a ‘no deal’ Brexit
As the new Government takes shape, it seems increasingly clear that, while exiting with a deal remains the Government’s stated aspiration, a ‘no deal’ Brexit is now a strong possibility.
Natasha Kaplinsky to be in conversation with Tony Blair at the Board of Deputies’ annual dinner
Broadcaster and journalist Natasha Kaplinsky has confirmed that she will be interviewing Tony Blair at the Board of Deputies’ President’s Dinner on November 4.
Support plans for the National Holocaust Memorial at Westminster
Westminster City Council is currently considering plans for a National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre to be sited next to Parliament. This is a project of huge significance to our country, our community and the victims of this unparalleled evil and their families.
Board of Deputies President warns Westminster Council against ‘calamitous decision’ to reject Holocaust memorial
Board of Deputies of British Jews President Marie van der Zyl has warned Westminster City Council that rejecting plans for the proposed Holocaust memorial next to Parliament would bring shame upon them.
Tony Blair announced as guest of honour at Board of Deputies dinner
Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl has announced that the guest of honour at this year’s President’s Dinner in November will be former Prime Minister Tony Blair.