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Board of Deputies President applauds Church of England for adopting antisemitism definition without caveats
12 September 2018
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Board of Deputies of British Jews President Marie van der Zyl has reacted to the adoption of the internationally recognised definition of antisemitism by the Church of England.

She said: “We applaud the decision by the Church of England bishops to formally adopt the full IHRA definition of antisemitism. The adoption of the definition in its entirety  –  with all of its examples, and without caveats – is a wonderful example of solidarity by a fellow faith community. This sends a clear message that the Church of England will not tolerate antisemitism and we thank the bishops, and the Archbishop of Canterbury in particular, for the moral leadership they have shown.”