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Nick Clegg welcomes Board of Deputies' Jewish manifesto

By Marcus Dysch, May 7, 2014
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has welcomed the Board of Deputies' manifesto aimed at informing European Parliament members about key areas of Jewish interest.

The European elections take place on May 22.

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'That Jew Died For You': Jews for Jesus video ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Sandy Rashty, April 25, 2014
A Jews for Jesus video has been condemned for drawing connections between the Holocaust, Jesus and punishment ahead of Holocaust Rememberance Day (Yom Hashoah) next week. The ‘That Jew Died For You’ video, which has had more than one million views on YouTube, opens with actors recreating scenes of Jews being deported to Auschwitz concentration camp in 1943.

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WJR Ukraine Crisis Briefing

By Marcus Dysch, April 4, 2014

World Jewish Relief hosted a Ukraine Crisis Briefing at JW3 in north London.

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JC Editor's Choice event with Education Secretary Michael Gove

April 2, 2014

Education Secretary Michael Gove spoke to hundreds of JC readers at a special event in London on Monday, co-hosted by the JC and JW3. In a wide-ranging discussion with former JC editor Ned Temko, Mr Gove revealed his thoughts on issues including faith schools, the teaching of evolution and antisemitism on university campuses. Watch the debate here.

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Watch: Board of Deputies Leadership Conference

March 17, 2014
The Board of Deputies held a full day conference at UCL on Sunday, Vision 20 20: Leading British Jewry into the Future, examining the future strategies for the leadership of UK Jewry. The event, which was co-sponsored by The JC and held in association with UCL's Institute for Jewish Studies, featured talks by Board President Vivian Wineman, Chief Executive of Jewish Care, Simon Morris,

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The JC Podcast Week 5: Charedi Draft Law and UJIA's Purim Party

March 15, 2014

Marcus Dysch chairs the weekly JC Jabber. Our Reporters Daniel Easterman and Sandy Rashty debate the issues, with a special guest appearance from fellow JC colleague Amy Solomon. Charlotte Oliver is away this week on assignment in Israel.

Produced by Rosa Doherty.

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at Aipac

By Marcus Dysch, March 5, 2014
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke this week at the Aipac conference in Washington DC.

He told supporters of Israel about the ongoing peace talks with the Palestinians, and also highlighted the threat of a nuclear Iran.

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Alice Sommer-Herz: The Lady in Number 6

By Marcus Dysch, February 25, 2014
Alice Sommer-Herz, the world's oldest Holocaust survivor, has died at the age of 110.

The Lady In Number 6, a documentary about her life, is nominated for an Oscar at next week's Academy Awards.

In these excerpts from the film Alice talks about her love of music, family, friends and remarkable life.

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David Cameron launches Holocaust Commission

By Marcus Dysch, February 3, 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed details of the new Holocaust Commission. The cross-party, multi-faith group will investigate ways to educate future generations of Britons about the Shoah. The group's membership was announced to coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day and Mr Cameron hosted survivors at a special Downing Street reception.

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WATCH: Reunited with the man who saved his life

By Rosa Doherty, January 30, 2014
A former JFS student has been reunited with the stranger who saved his life, weeks after launching a national appeal to find him .

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