Why the Board is in urgent need of change

12 Mar

They generally say that all publicity is good publicity. In the case of the Board, that’s usually not the case.

Here are a selection of recent articles about the Board from the Jewish Chronicle.

A truly bonkers moment occurred during the Board’s February plenary meeting when a senior vice-president launched an extraordinary attack on the JLC. Read about that infamous moment here.

He was swiftly put in his place by the powers that be and gave this grovelling apology.

Geoffrey Alderman does not like the JLC one bit, and nor do some Deputies it seems. Here’s what he had to say on it.

Peter Sheldon thinks it’s time to replace both the Board and the JLC. Read what he thinks should happen here.

Here’s a piece about the scarcity of women in Jewish leadership positions, the Deputies included.

Board of Deputies joint vice-president Jerry Lewis launched a failed initiative to give the vote to under-35s acting as observers before the next triennial elections in summer. Click here to read.

There are a few candidates standing who might change the current status quo. Meet them here and here.


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