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November 2010 - Case continues for man charged with posting antisemitic comments online

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In November 2010; the case against Mohammed Sandia, charged with having posted antisemitic comments on the Scotsman newspaper website, continued in Edinburgh Sheriff Court. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10xi_sandia.html

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October 2010 - SCoJeC officials meet Struan Stevenson MEP

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In October 2010; SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski, and Public Affairs Officer Leah Granat met Struan Stevenson MEP to discuss a European Parliament threat to kosher meat production. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10x_ss/ss.html

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October 2010 - Man charged with posting antisemitic comments on Scotsman newspaper website

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In October 2010; a man charged in Edinburgh Sheriff Court with having posted antisemitic comments on the Scotsman newspaper website has changed his plea to "guilty". http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10x_internet.html

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October 2010 - SCoJeC sponsor interfaith symposium

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In October 2010; SCoJeC were honoured to sponsor an interfaith symposium jointly with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Glasgow to mark the 45th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the Vatican document that set the scene for a complete transformation of relations between the Catholic Church and the Jewish Community. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10x_na/na.html

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September 2010 - SCoJeC officials meet Labour leader Ian Gray MSP

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In September 2010; SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski, and Public Affairs Officer Leah Granat, met the Labour leader Iain Gray MSP to discuss issues of relevance to the community. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10ix_iain_gray/iain_gray.html

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August 2010 - SCoJeC officials meet Solicitor General

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In Aug 2010 SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski, and Public Affairs Officer Leah Granat met the Solicitor General, Frank Mulholland QC, to continue discussions about alternative methods of post-mortem examination. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10viii_sol_gen/sol_gen.html

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June 2010 - SCoJeC involved in project on experiences of Jews living in Scotland

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In June 2010 SCoJeC and the Community Safety Unit of the Scottish Government discussed a project to find out more about the experience of Jewish people in Scotland. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10vi_consultation/consultation.html

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June 2010 - SCoJeC meeting to discuss alternatives to surgical post-mortem

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In June 2010 SCoJeC organised a meeting between medical experts, Crown Office, a member of the Scottish Parliament Justice Committee, and representatives of the Jewish and Muslim communities to discuss alternatives to surgical post-mortem. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10vi_pm/pm.html

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June 2010 - SCoJeC director interviewed on 'Gaza flotilla'

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In June 2010 SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski was interviewed on "Good Morning Scotland" about the Jewish Community's view of the "Gaza flotilla". Listen to it here: http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10vi_gms.aiff

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April 2010 - "ACT Now" event for youth leaders

By SCoJeC, June 21, 2011

In April 2010 SCoJeC, in association with Strathclyde Police and Maccabi Scotland, organised an "ACT Now" event for youth leaders to discuss community safety issues in the context of a fictitious terrorist incident. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10iv_act_now/act_now.html

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March 2010 - "Scotland's Jews: Community and Political Challenges"

By SCoJeC, June 21, 2011

Click below to read "Scotland's Jews: Community and Political Challenges" by SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski, and former Chair Kenneth Collins (published by the Institute for Global Jewish Affairs) from March 2010 http://www.scojec.org/resources/files/sjs.pdf

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March 2010 - SCoJeC director invited to speak at Conference on hate crime legislation

By SCoJeC, June 21, 2011

In March 2010 SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski was one of the invited speakers at a Conference organised by the Solicitor General and ACPOS, to mark the commencement of new legislation creating a statutory aggravation for hate crime. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10iii_copfs/copfs.html

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November 2009 - ScoJeC officials meet with First Minister Alex Salmond

By SCoJeC, June 21, 2011

In Nov 2009 SCoJeC Chair Walter Sneader, and officials Ephraim Borowski and Leah Granat, met the First Minister Alex Salmond, to discuss matters of concern to the Jewish community. http://www.scojec.org/news/2009/09xi_fm/fm.html

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November 2009 - Kosher Ceilidh Tour!

By SCoJeC, June 21, 2011

In Nov 2009 SCoJeC's "Kosher Ceilidh" tour with musicians from the Israeli organisation "Soul Train" visited venues as far apart as Maybole, Lochgilphead, Skye, St Andrews, and Aberdeen, as well as Edinburgh and Glasgow. http://www.scojec.org/news/2009/09xi_soul_train/soul_train.html

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