Letter to Lancashire Council re Animal Stunning

Councillor G Driver CBE Lancashire County Council  PO Box 78 County Hall  Fishergate  Preston  PR1 8XJ 16 October 2018 Dear Councillor Driver  We are writing to you in relation to your proposal to forbid the serving of meat which has not been pre-stunned within the schools of Lancashire County Council....

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IHRA Press release

5th September 2018 The Jewish Representative Council welcomes the adoption of the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism, with all its examples, by the Labour Party. This should have occurred many months ago and is a necessary first step to rebuilding a relationship with the UK Jewish community.  We hope that the...

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Press Release: The Labour Party and IHRA

Press Statement for Immediate Release                  02-08-2018      “The Labour Party and IHRA “ “The Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester & Region (JRC) take note that Jeremy Corbyn has apologised for  sharing a platform at an event at which Israel and Zionism was compared to the Nazis and Nazism. ...

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Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

Please see below a complaint issued this morning from The Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester and Region to the Complaints and Legal departments of the Labour Party concerning their dealing with the anti-Semitism issue. I hope you find this useful. Dear Sirs I wish to make a complaint regarding...

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Urmston Cemetery Vandalism – Can you help?

Below is a lost of the graves which have been damaged at Urmston Cemetery. Whitefield Synagogue which manages these plots, is having trouble finding relatives of those whose headstones have been vandalised. If you can help, please contact Whitefield Synagogue on 0161 766 3732 NEWER SECTION     Bertelstein Lily...

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Annual Report 2017

ANNUAL REPORT 2017 Mission of the Council To serve, represent, unite, defend and protect Jewish interests and provide opportunity for collaboration and co-ordinated action in Greater Manchester and Region. Aims of the Council: Provide infrastructure support to affiliated organisations, building their capacity to deliver services and activities; Respond to need...

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Press release – funding for Voluntary Aided Faith schools

 Press Release                                      11 May2018 The JRC notes with interest the announcement by the Government that it will provide funds for local authorities to create a new generation of “voluntary-aided” faith schools. These will be able to be fully selective on grounds of religion – and the funding for their creation...

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Board of Deputies Hustings

Watch last night’s Board of Deputies Presidential Hustings, organised with the Jewish Representative Council and held at Stenecourt Synagogue, at www.youtube.com/watch?v=GN1SR2WDWx4. Excellent debate with four top quality candidates.

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