Foreign Secretary discusses antisemitism, Israel and Brexit with Jewish leaders
The Board of Deputies and the Jewish Leadership Council today held a meeting with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab today, to discuss topics including tackling antisemitism, promoting peace and security for Israel and the wider Middle East, safeguarding Jewish interests in the context of Brexit, protecting religious freedoms and ensuring that the right lessons are learnt from the Holocaust.
Communities Secretary reveals Government will spend £100,000 to tackle online antisemitism
Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has told a Board of Deputies meeting that the Government is to provide £100,000 of funding to tackle online antisemitism.
Catch up with the stream of Sunday's Board of Deputies meeting featuring Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick
Addresses from Rabbi Joseph Dweck, Senior Rabbi of S & P Sephardi Community and Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
Government Islamophobia adviser tells Board of Deputies conference: ‘Our communities must stand together on hate’
Imam Qari Asim, the government’s adviser on a definition of Islamophobia, has told a Board of Deputies of British Jews conference about the importance of the Jewish and Muslim communities standing together against hate.
Board of Deputies comments on possibility of General Election during the festival of Succot
Board of Deputies of British Jews Vice President Amanda Bowman has commented on the possibility of a General Election occurring during the festival of Succot.
“I will stand up to the threat of antisemitism” says new Home Secretary Priti Patel following meeting with Jewish community leaders.
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”.
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.
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.