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MEMO 276

By SCoJeC, September 11, 2011

MEMO 276 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/2011/memo_276_12_september_2011.pdf

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Lord Advocate welcomes "racist" conviction

By SCoJeC, September 8, 2011

As head of the prosecution service, Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC reaffirmed the commitment of Crown Office to tackle antisemitism when he met representatives of SCoJeC last week. http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11ix_la/la1.html

The Lord Advocate will be speaking at a public meeting in Giffnock on 25 September. For details see http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11ix_la/la_ad.pdf

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Thought for the Day - Radio Scotland

By SCoJeC, September 8, 2011

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

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Scottish Government Grant for SCoJeC!

By SCoJeC, September 1, 2011

We're delighted to announce the award of a grant of £21,720 by the Scottish Government for SCoJeC's new project "Being Jewish in Scotland", a short study of the varied experiences of Jewish people throughout Scotland. The “Being Jewish in Scotland” project will enable SCoJeC to identify the concerns of the community and so represent and provide more effective support for the community.

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Would you like to work with SCoJeC?

By SCoJeC, September 1, 2011

We're looking for a Project Worker to help with our study into "Being Jewish in Scotland". The closing date is 12 September so send us your application now! http://www.scojec.org/bjis.pdf

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New resources on the SCoJeC website

By SCoJeC, August 30, 2011

Two more publications have been added to the resources page of our website, "Jewish Principles in the Workplace" and "An Ethical Guide for Jewish Charities" both published by the Jewish Association for Business Ethics. http://www.scojec.org/resources/resources.html

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MEMO 275

By SCoJeC, August 29, 2011

MEMO 275 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/2011/memo_275_29_august_2011.pdf

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St Andrews Student Convicted for Racially Aggravated Attack on Jewish Student

By SCoJeC, August 28, 2011

In a widely reported case, a St Andrews student, Paul Donnachie, has been convicted in Cupar Sheriff Court of “acting in a racially aggravated manner which caused distress or alarm” to a Jewish fellow-student.

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Conviction for racially aggravated attack on a Jewish student

By SCoJeC, August 25, 2011

A student at St Andrews University has been convicted in Cupar Sheriff Court for a racially aggravated attack on a Jewish student.
Press releases have been issued by the Northern Region Jewish Chaplaincy and by the victim, Chanan Reitblat - see http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11viii_st_andrews/chaplaincy.pdf and http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11viii_st_andrews/chanan_reitblat.pdf

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Ethnicity Information at Registration of Death

By SCoJeC, August 22, 2011

SCoJeC has submitted a response to the National Records of Scotland consultation about Ethnicity Information at Registration of Death http://www.scojec.org/consultations/consultations.html

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MEMO 274

By SCoJeC, August 14, 2011

MEMO 274 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/2011/memo_274_15_august_2011.pdf

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MEMO 273

By SCoJeC, July 31, 2011

MEMO 273 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/2011/memo_273_1_august_2011.pdf

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A View From Scotland: Cultural Diversity

By SCoJeC, July 29, 2011

SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski has published an essay about cultural diversity in Scotland in the summer issue of Runnymede Trust magazine http://www.scojec.org/pov/misc.html

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Thought for the Day - Radio Scotland

By SCoJeC, July 18, 2011

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

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MEMO 272

By SCoJeC, July 17, 2011

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/2011/memo_272_18_july_2011.pdf

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Four Corners 30

By SCoJeC, July 15, 2011

The summer issue of our quarterly newsletter "Four Corners" is out now! Read it at http://www.scojec.org/4cs/4cs.html

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MEMO 271

By SCoJeC, July 10, 2011

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/2011/memo_271_11_july_2011.pdf

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A Brazilian in Scotland

By SCoJeC, July 8, 2011

Brazilian Jewish community leader and magazine editor, Ronaldo Hazan da Gomlevsky, was so impressed by his recent visit to Scotland and our community that he described it in an article for "Four Corners" (out soon!) as "a trip to paradise" - and is coming back for a holiday only four months later! http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11vii_brazil/brazil.html

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SCoJeC Four Resign From Union Over Antisemitism

By SCoJeC, July 5, 2011

Four senior members of the Scottish Council of Jewish Communties, who have all been lifelong members of the University and College Union and its predecessors, have joined many other Jewish academics in resigning over the Union's adoption of a policy that legitimises antisemitism. http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11vii_ucu/ucu.html

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MEMO 270

By SCoJeC, July 3, 2011

MEMO 270 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at the Scottish and UK Parliaments, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports. http://www.scojec.org/memo/2011/memo_270_4_july_2011.pdf

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