Watch the the candidates for the Board of Deputies presidency debate the big issues at a hustings on Tuesday 4 May, chaired by Jewish News editor Richard Ferrer. You can watch here. Catch up with this week's Vice President and Treasurer hustings here.
Senior Vice President Sheila Gewolb attended a meeting of the Communities Advisory Group of the Commonwealth Jewish Council together with representatives from Jamaica, India and Gibraltar. Topics discussed included emerging Jewish communities in Africa and an environmental project with school children in Gibraltar.
International Relations Officer Talia Ingleby held a virtual meeting with Chloe Dunbobbin, Interfaith officer at the Embassy of Israel in London, to discuss areas of mutual interest and opportunities for interfaith engagement.
International Relations Officer Talia Ingleby attended a World Jewish Congress WebTalk with Ambassador Chris Lazaris, President of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, to discuss Greece's assumption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Presidency (IHRA) and how he will steer the body in the fight against antisemitism.
President Marie van der Zyl, Director of Public Affairs Phil Rosenberg and International Relations Officer Talia Ingleby had a virtual meeting with Lord Pickles, the UK's Special Envoy on Post-Holocaust Issues to discuss Holocaust restitution, the promotion of the IHRA definition of antisemitism to help combat antisemitism.
International Relations Officer Talia Ingleby attended a session of the World Jewish Congress' 16th plenary programme to discuss the upcoming resolutions to be voted on at the WJC plenary.
Director of Public Affairs Phil Rosenberg, Public Affairs Officer Daniel Sugarman and International Relations Officer Talia Ingleby held a virtual meeting with Michael Rubin, Director of Labour Friends of Israel and Tom Murray, LFI's Parliamentary and Research Officer, to discuss areas of mutual interest and priorities in Israel advocacy.
Director of Public Affairs Phil Rosenberg and Public Affairs Officer Daniel Sugarman met Finchley and Golders Green MP Mike Freer to discuss the fight against online hate, protection of Shechita and improving the coroners’ service. You can see a tweet about the meeting here.
Public Affairs Officer Daniel Sugarman spoke to Dr. Simon Cross, Research, Engagement, & Parliamentary Liaison for Bishop of Oxford, regarding upcoming Online Harms Legislation.