JLC Announces New Members

The Jewish Leadership Council has today announced three new appointments to its Council of Membership.

Adrian Cohen joins the Council as Chair of the London Jewish Forum. A partner at Clifford Chance, Adrian is a former Union of Jewish Students Chair and member of the Board of Deputies. Adrian is also a central figure in the New Leadership Network.

Jonathan Goldstein, Deputy CEO of Heron International joins the Council as the Chairman of its new Jewish Schools Division, PaJeS. Jonathan is a former member of the Board of Jewish Care and has recently led the work of the JLC to reorganise the Jewish schooling infrastructure in Redbridge.

Lord (David) Young joins the JLC in his capacity as Chairman of the Jewish Museum. Currently Enterprise Advisor to the Prime Minister and a former Secretary of State for Employment Lord Young has a long track record of involvement in Government, Civil Society and communal life.

JLC Chief Executive Jeremy Newmark said:

We are delighted to welcome LJF and the Jewish Museum as new constituent members of the Council. LJF’s membership will bolster our ability to engage with the ever expanding localism agenda. The involvement of the Jewish Museum at this level will enhance our ability to harness the energy and vitality within the cultural sector of the community. The allocation of a seat at the Council table for our PaJeS Division is designed to underscore how serious we are about placing school strategy at the heart of the communal agenda.

In a related development, the JLC has announced the appointment of Alastair Falk to head its PaJeS Division. Alastair will leave his role as Head of Educational Leadership at UJIA to assume this role. Joanna Grose, currently UK Manager of the Jewish Curriculum Partnership (JCP) has also been recruited by the JLC as Head of Curriculum Services at PaJeS. This appointment will begin a process whereby the work of JCP will be taken into the JLC through the new PaJeS Division.