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MEMO 293

By SCoJeC, January 30, 2012

MEMO 293 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/2012/memo_293_30_january_2012.pdf

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Thought for the Day - Radio Scotland

By SCoJeC, January 27, 2012

SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski presented "Thought for the Day" on BBC Scotland: "Never, But Never, Be A Bystander"
http://www.scojec.org/pov/tftd/tftd.html

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A Night to Remember!

By SCoJeC, January 26, 2012

Former Chief Rabbi of Denmark, Rabbi Bent Melchior, gave a powerful speech laced with optimism, humour, and profound wisdom, at Dundee Synagogue's Holocaust Memorial Day event.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2012/12i_hmd/hmd1.html

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MEMO 292

By SCoJeC, January 23, 2012

MEMO 292 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/2012/memo_292_23_january_2012.pdf

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Scottish Parliament "Time for Reflection"

By SCoJeC, January 19, 2012

Time for Reflection normally opens the weekly session of the Scottish Parliament each Wednesday, and is presented by invited speakers from different faith communities.
On 18 January it was presented by Katie McKenna and Dominic Bradley, participants in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s "Lessons from Auschwitz" project.

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MEMO 291

By SCoJeC, January 16, 2012

MEMO 291 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/2012/memo_291_16_january_2012.pdf

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Rural Education

By SCoJeC, January 12, 2012

SCoJeC has submitted a response to a call for evidence from the Scottish Government Commission on Rural Education
http://www.scojec.org/consultations/consultations.html

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MEMO 290

By SCoJeC, December 19, 2011

MEMO 290 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_290_19_december_2011.pdf

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Mohammed Sandia sentenced for posting antisemitic comments on the Scotsman website

By SCoJeC, December 15, 2011

On 1st March 2008, the Scotsman website hosted the following posted by Mohammed Sandia, supposedly commenting on remarks made by an Israeli Government Minister about rocket attacks on Israel from Gaza: "jews are not fit to breathe our air. They must be attacked wherever you see them; throw rocks at their ugly, hooked-nosed women and mentally ill children, and light up the REAL ovens."

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Thought for the Day

By SCoJeC, December 12, 2011

SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski presented Thought for the Day - "Chanukah - a triumph of multiculturalism" - on BBC Scotland.
http://www.scojec.org/pov/tftd/tftd.html

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Four Corners 32

By SCoJeC, December 12, 2011

The Chanukah issue of "Four Corners" (issue 32) is out now! Read it at http://www.scojec.org/4cs/4cs/11xii_4c32.pdf

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MEMO 289

By SCoJeC, December 12, 2011

MEMO 289 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_289_12_december_2011.pdf

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SCoJeC SCIO

By SCoJeC, December 6, 2011

SCoJeC has become the first charity in the Jewish Community to be approved by the Scottish Charity Regulator as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO).
http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11xii_scio.html

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"The Registration of Civil Partnerships, and Same-Sex Marriage"

By SCoJeC, December 5, 2011

SCoJeC has submitted a response to the Scottish Government consultation on "The Registration of Civil Partnerships, and Same-Sex Marriage"
http://www.scojec.org/consultations/2011/11xii_same-sex_marriage.pdf

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MEMO 288

By SCoJeC, December 5, 2011

MEMO 288 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_288_5_december_2011.pdf

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St Andrew's Day Anti-Racism brochure

By SCoJeC, December 4, 2011

SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski contributed an essay to the STUC St Andrew's Day Anti-Racism brochure.
http://www.scojec.org/pov/stuc/11_st_andrews_day.pdf

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MEMO 287

By SCoJeC, November 28, 2011

MEMO 287 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_287_28_november_2011.pdf

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Chief Rabbi visits the Scottish Parliament

By SCoJeC, November 27, 2011

SCoJeC is delighted to have arranged the Chief Rabbi’s first visit to the Scottish Parliament for six years. As he did on his previous visits in 2002 and 2005, the Chief Rabbi led the Time for Reflection that opens the plenary meeting of the Scottish Parliament each Wednesday, as well as meeting political and church leaders.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11xi_cr/cr.html

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Scottish Parliament "Time for Reflection"

By SCoJeC, November 24, 2011

The Chief Rabbi, Lord Sacks, presented Time for Reflection at the Scottish Parliament.
http://www.scojec.org/pov/tfr.html

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"The shameful reality of religious hate crime"

By SCoJeC, November 21, 2011

SCoJeC continually emphasises that Scotland is generally a welcoming and hospitable place for Jewish people to live – relative to England, there are fewer antisemitic incidents relative to the population, and in general they are less serious. However, recent research has suggested that this may be unduly complacent.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11xi_hate_crime.html

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