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Former EJC President Eldred Tabachnik dies at 77

Eldred Tabachnik, an eminent lawyer who was president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews in the 1990s and President of the European Jewish Congress from 1996 to 1998 died at the age of 77. May his memory be a blessing. 

UK Labour Party leader Starmer: “We must change party culture”

A change of culture is needed within the UK’s Labour Party to root out antisemitism that flourished in its ranks while Jeremy Corbyn headed it, according to Keir Starmer, the current leader.

British PM taps World Jewish Relief chair as his chief of staff

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Dan Rosenfield as his new chief of staff to steady the Downing Street ship after the stormy exit of Dominic Cummings.

Amazon’s Alexa shares antisemitic responses, UK MPs demand investigation

Amazon's Alexa could be used as a means to spread antisemitic views and conspiracies, causing concern among some British lawmakers.

Labour chief whip asks Corbyn to apologise unequivocally for antisemitism comments

Labour's chief whip has asked  to “unequivocally, unambiguously and without reservation” apologise for claiming that the scale of antisemitism in the party was “dramatically overstated for political reasons”.

Three more UK universities adopt IHRA definition of antisemitism

Three more UK universities have agreed to adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism following pressures from Jewish student groups and the UK government's independent adviser Lord John Mann.

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