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  In 5776, the Board of Deputies’ profile has been raised to a new high. We are setting and leading the national agenda on the matters which count for Jews in this country. When allegations of antisemitism emerged in Labour we confronted the problem head-on, raising concerns robustly in a face-to-face meeting with party leader […]

2016 Board of Deputies President’s Rosh Hashanah message

AFTER ‘THE VOTE’   We are now a week after ‘the vote’ to leave the EU.  For some there is rejoicing, for others there is incredulity at such an outcome.   There are interesting and timely connections with this week’s Torah portion, Sh’lach L’cha (Numbers 13:1 ff.) where Moses sends 12 scouts, one from each […]

A week after the vote, a word from Rabbi Dr ...

The EU referendum campaign has reached its conclusion with a vote from the British people to leave the European Union. The campaign has been an emotional one that has at times divided our society in ways we might never have imagined. We will now move forward into a period of negotiations and redefining our relationship […]

EU referendum: a statement from Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner