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MEMO 358

By SCoJeC, June 30, 2013

MEMO 358 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_358_1_july_2013.pdf

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Four Corners 38

By SCoJeC, June 27, 2013

The summer issue (no.38) of SCoJeC's quarterly newsletter "Four Corners" is out now!
http://www.scojec.org/4cs/4cs.html

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Investing in SCoJeC's Ideas!

By SCoJeC, June 27, 2013

We are delighted to announce that SCoJeC has been awarded £10,000 by the Big Lottery Investing in Ideas programme for our new project, SCoJeC Connect, which will link Jewish communities and individuals throughout Scotland by means of a new web-based discussion site and ‘e-learning’ space.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13vi_scojec-connect/sc.html

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MEMO 357

By SCoJeC, June 23, 2013

MEMO 357 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_357_24_june_2013.pdf

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Briefing paper: Church of Scotland Report

By SCoJeC, June 21, 2013

Briefing paper: Jewish Concerns about the Church and Society Report "The Inheritance of Abraham? A report on the 'promised land'".
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13v_cos/cos_briefing.pdf

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Religious Hate Crime Trends

By SCoJeC, June 20, 2013

The Scottish Government has announced a welcome decrease in sectarian crime between Protestants and Catholics, with charges down from 862 to 587. However, for the minority religions, it seems to be a very different story.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13vi_hate_crime.html

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Thought for the Day – BBC Radio Scotland

By SCoJeC, June 20, 2013

SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski presented Thought for the Day on BBC Scotland: "Attitudes Change, Behaviour Follows".
http://www.scojec.org/pov/tftd/tftd.html

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SCoJeC AGM 2013

By SCoJeC, June 20, 2013

During SCoJeC's recent AGM, Chair Hilary Rifkind, Director Ephraim Borowski, and Outreach and Project Worker Fiona Frank, presented reports on the enormous amount of work that SCoJeC has undertaken this year.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13vi_agm/agm.html

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MEMO 356

By SCoJeC, June 16, 2013

MEMO 356 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_356_17_june_2013.pdf

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Consultation Response – Beyond 2011: user requirements for population and socio-demographic information

By SCoJeC, June 13, 2013

SCoJeC has submitted a response to the National Records of Scotland consultation "Beyond 2011: user requirements for population and socio-demographic information".
http://www.scojec.org/consultations/consultations.html

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Could you be SCoJeC's new Public Affairs Officer?

By SCoJeC, June 11, 2013

SCoJeC has advertised the post of Public Affairs Officer (part time).
Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 24 June 2013
To find out what's involved see
http://www.scojec.org/pao13.pdf

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MEMO 355

By SCoJeC, June 9, 2013

MEMO 355 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_355_10_june_2013.pdf

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SQA apologises for exams on Shavuot

By SCoJeC, June 4, 2013

The Scottish Qualifications Authority has apologised for scheduling examinations on Shavuot after SCoJeC took up the cases of three pupils whose exams were affected with Michael Russell, the Cabinet Secretary for Education.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/sqa.html

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MEMO 354

By SCoJeC, June 3, 2013

MEMO 354 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_354_3_june_2013.pdf

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Studying Jews in Edinburgh

By SCoJeC, May 31, 2013

SCoJeC’s study of "Being Jewish in Scotland" was one of the topics at a conference about Edinburgh's Jewish history that took place at the University of Edinburgh, at which Gillian Raab and Ephraim Borowski, SCoJeC Vice-Chair and Director respectively, also explored what census data tells us about the Jewish population in Scotland.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13v_edinburgh_jews/ej.html

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SCoJeC News Update

By SCoJeC, May 27, 2013

Find out what's going on around Scotland by reading SCoJeC's latest news update!
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/update/13v.pdf

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MEMO 353

By SCoJeC, May 26, 2013

MEMO 353 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_353_27_may_2013.pdf

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Church of Scotland rejects dialogue

By SCoJeC, May 23, 2013

The Church of Scotland has deliberately and knowingly burnt the bridges with the Jewish Community in Scotland: the General Assembly was made aware of our concerns, yet voted explicitly to reject a call for continuing dialogue.

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MEMO 352

By SCoJeC, May 19, 2013

MEMO 352 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_352_20_may_2013.pdf

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SCoJeC and Board of Deputies respond to Church of Scotland revised report

By SCoJeC, May 17, 2013

SCoJeC and the Board of Deputies have issued a statement in response to the Church of Scotland's revised report on "The Inheritance of Abraham?".
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13v_cos/cos_3.html

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