Scottish Council of Jewish Communites
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities
 
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities

News Archive 2010
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Dec 2010
SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski has contributed an essay to "Achieving Race Equality in Scotland" (pub. Runnymede). Click here to read the publication.
Nov 2010
SCoJeC Chair, Prof Paul Spicker, wrote about "The Politics of Hate" in the annual STUC anti-racism brochure. Click here to read his contribution.
Nov 2010
SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski, and Public Affairs Officer Leah Granat met the Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore MP, to discuss issues of relevance to the community. Click here to read a report.
Nov 2010
The case against Mohammed Sandia, charged with having posted antisemitic comments on the Scotsman newspaper website, continued in Edinburgh Sheriff Court.
Click here to read a report.
Oct 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. Click here to read a report.
Oct 2010
A man charged in Edinburgh Sheriff Court with having posted antisemitic comments on the Scotsman newspaper website has changed his plea to "guilty". Click here to read a report.
Oct 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. Click here to read a report.
Sept 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. Click here to read a report.
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. Click here to read a report.
Jun 2010
SCoJeC and the Community Safety Unit of the Scottish Government have been discussing a project to find out more about the experience of Jewish people in Scotland. Click here to read a report.
Jun 2010
SCoJeC's AGM was held at the Jewish Community Centre in Giffnock. Click here to read a report.
Jun 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. Click here to read a report
Jun 2010
Click here for photos of the summer barbecue at Dundee Synagogue!
Jun 2010
SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski was interviewed on "Good Morning Scotland" about the Jewish Community's view of the "Gaza flotilla". Click here to hear a recording.
Apr 2010
In advance of the General Election, SCoJeC has joined 55 other organisations in signing an interfaith pledge of unity and solidarity. Click here to find out more.
Apr 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. Click here to read a report.
Mar 2010
Click here 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)
Mar 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. Click here to read a report.
Jan 2010
SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski and Rabbi Moshe Rubin, the senior Rabbi in Scotland, were amongst faith leaders and community representatives invited to lunch in St Mungo's Museum by the Secretary of State for Scotland, Jim Murphy MP.
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to read a report.
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