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Marie van der Zyl re-elected BOD President

Marie van der Zyl was today re-elected as President of the Board of Deputies, after defeating Jonathan Neumann in the Triennial President elections.

BOD backs climate change action

The Board of Deputies of British Jews has overwhelmingly backed action on climate change in the final vote of the current triennial.

Chief Rabbi leads moving ceremony to mourn Meron victims

Crush at the event in northern Israel was the 'very opposite of what should have happened', Chief Rabbi Mirvis said, as he led the community in tribute to the 45 dead.

UK ex-police officer jailed for belonging to neo-Nazi group

The first police officer in Britain to be convicted of a terrorism offense was jailed for more than four years for belonging to a banned neo-Nazi group and possessing extremist material.

British Labour Party suspends 14 members over alleged antisemitism

The Labour Party in Britain suspended 14 members, including seven lawmakers from the Cambridge area, for alleged antisemitic rhetoric.

Welsh political parties back IHRA and oppose BDS

Leading representatives of the four main political parties featured at the event hosted by the Board of Deputies and South Wales Jewish Representative Council

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