Sir Michael Ellis MP

The JRC has recently been dealing with huge issues affecting our community on a local and national level. Throughout, we have been fortunate to rely on the advice and guidance of Sir Michael Ellis MP and our Chief Executive recently met with Mr Ellis to thank him for his invaluable...

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Manchester Jewish Representative Council Manifesto 2024

Jewish Community Manifesto for Greater Manchester

We are proud to present our Jewish Community Manifesto ahead of 2 May when Greater Manchester will be going to the polls in Metro Mayoral and Council elections. The Manifesto is designed to highlight the immense contributions of our communal organisations whilst also focusing on important achievable policy asks relating...

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Voices of Resilience

We wrote to Home Theatre Manchester and Manchester City of Literature in relation to their ‘Voices of Resilience’ event scheduled to be held on 22 April.  This event has since been cancelled. The event features the work of Atef Abu Saif, the Palestinian Authority Minister of Culture, who has engaged...

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GB News Interview with Nigel Farage

The JRC’s Management Board member, Raphi Bloom appeared on GB News with Nigel Farage tonight to discuss the Manchester Airport Border Control antisemitism case along with the explosion of Jew hatred in the UK since 7 October 2023. Click here to watch the interview

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i24NEWS Interview with Marc Levy

Our Chief Executive, Marc Levy was on i24NEWS English talking about the detention, interrogation and antisemitic treatment of two Israeli brothers – and survivors of the Nova Music Festival terrorist massacre by Hamas – at Manchester Airport earlier this week. Click here to watch the interview (via Facebook)

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Antisemitic Discrimination at Manchester Airport

We have been made aware that survivors of the 7th October terrorist attack on the Re’im Music Festival were discriminated against by UK Border Force when arriving at Manchester Airport. We have requested that an urgent investigation be commenced and assurances are received to ensure passengers with Israeli passports are...

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Visit to Manchester Jewish Museum

It’s always a pleasure to spend time at the Manchester Jewish Museum. This afternoon, our Chief Executive spoke with Gareth Redston, Chief Executive of the Museum about their invaluable work in educating school children from across the region about our community. The Museum is fascinating with a treasure trove of...

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Showcase of JRC Issue Management

We have always promised the Jewish community that we would be at the forefront in combatting antisemitism across the region.  unfortunately, in recent months, we have been busier than ever. We thought it would be helpful to talk through a recent high profile incident to showcase how we proactively deal...

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Visit to North Cheshire Jewish Primary School

It was fantastic to spend time at North Cheshire JPS with the Leader and Chief Executive of Stockport Council.  The school is such an incredible asset to the Greater Manchester Jewish community. We are grateful to Cllr Mark Hunter and Caroline Simpson for their support to the school and we...

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Allegation of Mistreatment

Following a very serious allegation of mistreatment of a Jewish patient at the Royal Manchester children’s Hospital by nurses wearing “Free Palestine” badges we have today written to the CEO’s of both the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust to voice our grave concern and demand...

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