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JLC Chair Jonathan Goldstein Statement On The Resolution of Rabbi Joseph Dweck

"I would like to express my thanks and appreciation to Chief Rabbi Mirvis for his leadership and for the thoughtful way in which he and the Review Committee have resolved what has clearly been a complex and sensitive matter.

The studious deliberations of and constructive approach adopted by the Chief Rabbi and his fellow Review Committee members have led to an outcome that allows us to move forward together as a united community.

“Rabbi Dweck is a passionate spiritual leader who has been very successful at sharing his enthusiasm and connecting with congregants from all walks of life. I am happy he will be able to continue this important work for the benefit of the entire British Jewish community."

JLC elects Mark Adlestone OBE,DL as new Trustee

The Jewish Leadership Council announces the appointment of Mr Mark Adlestone OBE DL as a Trustee to undertake a three year term.

Mr Adlestone brings with him a wealth of experience across a variety of issues that are at the core of the JLC’s strategic priorities. As Chair of The Fed in Manchester, his views and expertise will contribute to the JLC’s efforts to address the challenges facing the community’s care sector.

Mr Adlestone oversaw the merger between The Fed and Heathlands Village, and his input and guidance will enrich Chairman Jonathan Goldstein’s focus on ensuring the long-term financial sustainability of the community.

Bringing to bear his Manchester experience, Mr Adlestone will also help drive the JLC’s regional outreach, working with the External Affairs team and colleagues across the country to deliver for British Jews across the UK.

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On 2nd November 2017, Jewish communities around the world, and in particular, the British Jewish community will come together to celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration; the 67 words that led to the creation of the State of Israel.

100 years since the Balfour Declaration