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EJC joins Board of Deputies in meetings with British MEPs
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EJC joins Board of Deputies in meetings with British MEPs

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova and Director of Public and Legal Affairs Ariella Woitchik joined a delegation from the Board of Deputies of British Jews (BOD) at a meeting with members of the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday.

The Board delegation included Vice-President Alex Brummer, CEO Gillian Merron, Director of Public Affairs Phil Rosenberg and Public Affairs Officer David Walsh.

Issues raised during the meetings dealt with anti-Semitism and the security of Jewish communities across Europe, the establishment of an EU task-force on anti-Semitism and the protection of Jewish religious rights. The impact of the recent Israeli elections on future EU/Israel relations was also discussed. Meetings were held with several British MEP’s across the spectrum of political parties including the Chairman of the Civil Rights and Justice Committee (LIBE), MEP Claude Moraes, Chair of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group MEP Syed Kamall,  leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party MEP Glenis Willmott, MEP Afzal Kahn (Labour) and MEP Geoffrey Van Orden (ECR).

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