Brent adoption of antisemitism definition is ‘a Rosh Hashanah present for the community’
Board of Deputies Public Affairs Director Phil Rosenberg has reacted to the decision of Brent Council to pass a motion on the IHRA definition of antisemitism.
Board of Deputies statement on terrorist attack at Parsons Green Station
Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush has reacted to the terrorist incident at Parsons Green Station this morning in which a number of people were injured.
Local residents and organisations urged to ‘make their voice heard’ in local government as Board of Deputies launches Jewish Manifesto consultation
Following on from the success of the Board of Deputies’ Jewish Manifestos for the General Election and devolved elections, it is now launching a consultation for a local government version.
Ruth Davidson tells Board of Deputies dinner of her pride over the way Scottish politicians confront antisemitism
Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson last night spoke at the Board of Deputies President’s Dinner of her pride in the way that Scottish politicians had collaborated to confront antisemitism.
Javid and Bercow discuss Balfour, Boycotts, Bias and Bigotry in addresses to Jewish leaders from more than 20 countries
Secretary of State Sajid Javid and House of Commons Speaker John Bercow and both spoke passionately about their support for the Jewish community during a packed day of Jewish advocacy in Parliament, organised by the Board of Deputies as part of the World Jewish Congress Executive.
Board of Deputies launches programme to train outreach ambassadors
More than 100 delegates and professionals attended a Board of Deputies training day this week for a new Board of Deputies national initiative to train volunteer Judaism outreach ambassadors.
Labour’s Chris Williamson condemned over antisemitism statements
Board of Deputies Vice President Marie van der Zyl has responded to Labour MP Chris Williamson’s claim in the Guardian that claims of antisemitism in the Labour Party are “a really dirty lowdown trick” and “the weaponisation of antisemitism for political ends”.
New report finds a record number of synagogues in the UK but a decline in membership
There is a record number of synagogues in the United Kingdom today, according to a newly published survey, but synagogue membership numbers have continued to decline.
A journey through Jewish life
The Board of Deputies is looking for communities who are willing to host our Jewish Living Experience exhibition. The mobile travelling exhibition is aimed primarily at school groups and enables visitors to to gain an insight into Judaism as a living faith.