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Use new online tool to ask candidates to sign up to ‘Jewish Manifesto’

Ahead of the General Election the Board of Deputies is encouraging everyone in the Jewish community to call upon MPs and prospective Parliamentary candidates to support its Jewish Manifesto and the 10 Commitments it has highlighted. To enable this to happen quickly and easily an online tool is now available for members of the public to […]

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President’s Rosh Hashanah message 5775 – a tale of two elections

Coming out of a most turbulent summer, our thoughts are with Israel and we hope and pray that the ceasefire with Hamas is a lasting one. Our wide ranging responses during Operation Protective Edge included supporting 25 Israel grassroots organisations from across the UK with strategic and hands on support (including at over a dozen […]

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President’s Blog on Scottish Referendum

Scottish Independence At the time of writing, the Scottish Independence referendum is on a knife-edge.   Undoubtedly, the outcome will have huge implications for Britain but, without wishing to sound parochial, it is the impact on the Jewish community that is my concern. First, I want to make plain that – whatever the outcome – while […]

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A busy summer internship at the Board

By Josh Holt For the past six weeks I have been interning at the Board of Deputies of British Jews, and my experience there has been like no other. I have gained valuable insights into the inner workings of the Jewish community, whilst grappling to understand the monumental scale of the work undertaken by a […]

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