Vice President Marie van der Zyl and Chief Executive Gillian Merron attended the Conservative Friends of Israel annual business lunch.
The Board of Deputies issued a joint statement along with the JLC and CST condemning antisemitic chants at a demonstration outside the US Embassy in London. Read the statement here and the Jewish News story here.
Grassroots and Advocacy Consultant Steven Jaffe attended a conference on digital diplomacy hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem.
Steven Jaffe met Isaac Herzog MK to discuss plans for celebrating the centenary of the birth of his father, Chaim Herzog, sixth President of Israel. Steven also met representatives from the World Zionist organisation, the Irish embassy in Israel, and former ambassador to the UK, Daniel Taub.
Interfaith and Social Action Officer Anthony Silkoff and Amanda Bowman, co-Chair of BoDSA, met members of the Eco-Synagogue steering committee to discuss plans for their launch to the community. For free tickets to the launch with His Grace Archbishop Rowan Williams, click here.
Anthony Silkoff, Vice-President Sheila Gewolb and Treasurer Stuart MacDonald attended the interfaith Chanukah celebration at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue, St John’s Wood.
||Anthony Silkoff attended the Jews and Quakers conference, hosted by the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex, in conjunction with the Centre for Research in Quaker Studies.
Public Affairs Director Phil Rosenberg met with Muswell Hill Synagogue’s Rabbi David Mason to discuss local and national interfaith initiatives.
Marie van der Zyl, Gillian Merron and Phil Rosenberg attended Chanukah in the Square, organised by the Mayor of London, the Jewish Leadership Council, the London Jewish Forum and Chabad UK.
Gillian Merron and Parliamentary Officer Joel Salmon attended the Jewish Labour Movement Chanukah reception.
Phil Rosenberg attended a Chanukah Reception in Stamford Hill with MP David Lammy, local councillors and leading members of the local Charedi community, hosted by Director of Chaverim Youth Organisation, Shmuel Yosef Davidsohn.
Marie van der Zyl and Stuart MacDonald attended the Clifford Chance Chanukah reception held at Tate Britain.
Senior Vice President Richard Verber attended the Keshet Chanukah reception.
Education Development Manager Sara Perlmutter attended a Religious Education All Party Parliamentary Group event at Parliament.