Milah UK welcomes Icelandic decision to drop circumcision bill
Dr Simon Hochhauser, the Co-chair of Milah UK which promotes and protects the right of the Jewish community to carry out religious circumcision, has welcomed Iceland’s decision to drop its proposed bill to ban circumcision.
Marie van der Zyl pledges solidarity with Muslims at Board of Deputies iftar
Muslims and Jews came together in London for an iftar laid on by the Board of Deputies to express thanks for the Muslims Against Antisemitism campaign.
Board of Deputies condemns Jeremy Corbyn’s statement on Gaza
Board of Deputies Senior Vice President Sheila Gewolb has challenged Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn on his statement issued on Tuesday in which he called Britain’s failure to call for an independent investigation into killings at the Gaza border “morally indefensible”
New Board of Deputies President sets out her ambition to be ‘leader for every part of the community’
Marie van der Zyl has begun her term as President of the Board of Deputies with a series of engagements underlying her commitment to being a leader for the entire community.
Board of Deputies calls on Jews to reach out to different faiths
The Board of Deputies has called on Jews throughout Britain to reach out to beyond the Jewish community, at an oversubscribed conference at JW3.
Board of Deputies applauds King’s College London for adopting internationally recognised definition of antisemitism
Board of Deputies President Elect Marie van der Zyl has applauded King’s College London for adopting the internationally recognised IHRA definition of antisemitism.
Board of Deputies condemns rocket strikes on Israeli town
Board of Deputies Senior Vice President Richard Verber said: “We condemn in the strongest terms the rocket attacks fired from Gaza at Israeli population centres. These were fired at innocent civilians and one landed just outside a kindergarten. This is the attempted murder of Israeli children, pure and simple.”
Arkush calls on Corbyn not to allow Livingstone back
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush has called on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to ensure that Ken Livingstone will not be allowed back into the party.
Board of Deputies supports calls for Windrush inquiry
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush and President-Elect Marie van der Zyl have supported calls for an inquiry into wrongful deportations of members of the Windrush generation:
Board of Deputies reacts to violent scenes and loss of life at Israel-Gaza border
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush and President-Elect Marie van der Zyl have reacted to the violence at the Israel-Gaza border
Marie van der Zyl is new Board of Deputies President
Marie van der Zyl has been elected President of the Board of Deputies
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.