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Board of Deputies statement on Sir Alan Duncan MP’s remarks

The Board of Deputies condemns Alan Duncan’s remarks in a speech he made to RUSI yesterday and during an interview with BBC Radio 4 on Monday 13 October. In his speech, the MP likened those expressing any support for settlements to antisemites, sexists and homophobes. Sir Alan did not differentiate between locations or levels of […]

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Say No To Antisemitism rally Sunday 19 October Manchester City Centre

The Board is backing an important rally taking place in Manchester on Sunday, led by guest speaker Vice President Jonathan Arkush, with a clear message that we all support: SAY NO TO ANTISEMITISM, which saw very disturbing levels during the Gaza conflict. The Manchester community is to be commended for organising the event, which the […]

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Mike Freer MP writes about his meeting with Theresa May

Israel and Anti-Semitism By Mike Freer The past two weeks after the Commons returned from the summer recess has seen the issue of Israel, Gaza and anti-Semitism come to the fore. Israel and Gaza has been a polarising issue in the Commons but most worrying is the underlying anti-Semitism that has become apparent. The outbreak […]

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Board response to TUC Israel boycott vote

The Board has issued the following statement following the passing of a motion calling for a boycott of Israel at the annual Trade Union Congress (TUC) conference in Liverpool: A Board spokesman said: The TUC is being led by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign into further supporting boycotts and sanctions on Israel. Today’s decision will mean […]

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Board’s role in fighting Anti Semitism

The Board spoke at Sunday’s Campaign Against Anti Semitism Rally. We were greatly encouraged by the numbers in attendance and as you will read  below, we are operating on numerous fronts to ensure that the law is used much more robustly to bring those who discriminate against Jews to task. How we are responding by […]

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