President Jonathan Arkushrepresented the Board of Deputies at a European Congress meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in Stockholm this week and at the EJC Executive meeting in the city.
Jonathan Arkush attended the State ceremony for Yom HaShoah at Mount Herzl, Jerusalem.
Senior Vice President Richard Verber attended the March of the Living in Poland.
Vice Presidents Marie van der Zyland Sheila Gewolb attended a Holocaust remembrance service at Pinner Synagogue.
The BBC News website reported on the restoration of the Jewish cemetery in Penzance thanks to the work of the Board of Deputies and a £25,000 lottery grant.The Georgian burial site is said to be the best preserved of its type in the UK. To read the report, click here.
Parliamentary Officer Dawn Waterman, Education Consultant Sandra Teacher and Education Development Officer Sara Perlmutter attended the APPG on Religious Education for a session consulting on religious literacy.
Board of Deputies staff delivered the first Judaism GCSE Twilight sessions for teachers delivering Judaism GCSE for the first time. This follows the successful Judaism GCSE conference The Board of Deputies hosted in February with the support of PaJeS.
Sheila Gewolb and Sara Perlmutter visited Wrexham, north Wales to discuss preparations for the Jewish Living Exhibition to be held there in June.
A Jewish Living Tour for Year 10 students from Epsom College was held this week. They visited Hoop Lane Jewish Cemetery and Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue, and ate a kosher meal at White Fish Restaurant in Hendon. Thanks to the volunteer guides, without whom we would not be able to provide this important outreach activity.
Marie van der Zyl attended a meeting with Labour Friends of Israel and the Union of Jewish Students to discuss campus issues.
Jonathan Arkush addressed the community of Finchley Federation Synagogue at the end of the service on the last day of Pesach.