Jonathan Arkush expresses community’s dismay and anger over UCL extremist meeting
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush has sent a strongly worded letter to Professor Michael Arthur, the Provost of University College London in which he expresses the Jewish community’s “dismay and anger” over a meeting which took place at the university last Friday night featuring Azzam Tamimi and Miko Peled.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT: Statement by the President of the Board of Deputies
I am very concerned about reports of sexual harassment occurring in public life in our country. It is important and timely to give a Jewish communal response.
Bereaved Palestinian and Israeli tell Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow interfaith audiences of their hopes for peace
More than 130 people in Manchester last night heard two bereaved parents – one Israeli and one Palestinian – speak about their hopes for peace and reconciliation.
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.
Board of Deputies and World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) warmly welcome Foreign Secretary’s commitment to just restitution in Poland
The Board of Deputies of British Jews and World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) today welcomed Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s commitment to cooperate with international partners to raise issues surrounding proposed legislation in Poland.
Board of Deputies condemns ‘heinous terrorist attack’
Board of Deputies Vice President Richard Verber has reacted to Tuesday’s terror attack in New York.
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.”
Jewish, Gypsy and Traveller communities agree to work together on hate and Holocaust issues
Representatives of the Jewish, Gypsy and Traveller communities in Britain have agreed to work together on range on issues including hate crime, Holocaust remembrance, welfare and human rights, following a series of meetings in Leeds.
Board of Deputies President congratulates winning designers of United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush has congratulated Adjaye Associates, Ron Arad Architects and Gustafson Porter and Bowman on winning the design competition for the United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition.
Initiative launched for students to pitch for £5,000 community investment
The Board of Deputies and the World Jewish Congress today launched the Campus Pitch project, run in association with the Union of Jewish Students, which will see teams of students pitch for £5,000 investment in a project they will run to benefit their own Jewish community.
New ‘Invest in Peace’ events announced
More local events have been announced for the Israeli-Palestinian ‘Invest in Peace’ initiative organised by the Board of Deputies of British Jews and Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI).