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BBUK is devastated by the loss of life from the earthquake

B’nai B’rith UK is devastated at the loss of life from the earthquake that has struck Turkey and Syria in recent days. We understand that the death toll is expected to possibly exceed 20,000, and extend our deepest condolences to[...]

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Letter to congratulate Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis KBE

Chief Rabbi Sir Ephraim Mirvis KBE 305 Ballards Lane London N12 8GB 6 January 2023 Dear Rabbi Sir Ephraim, I am writing on behalf of the B’nai B’rith UK’s Bureau of International Affairs in order to congratulate you on your[...]

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Bureau meeting with Taiwan’s special representative to the UK

Yesterday, 17 November, members of BIA had a meeting with Taiwan’s representative to the UK, Kelly Wu-Chiao Hsieh, in London. We enjoyed a warm and fruitful exchange on matters concerning relations with China, the war in Ukraine, Holocaust education and[...]

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BBUK represented at British Jewry Book of Honour centenary

Tony Swabe represented B’nai Brith UK at a celebration of the centenary of the British Jewry Book of Honour at the Fusilier Museum at the Tower of London. First published in 1922, this volume contains 50,000 records of Jews who[...]

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BBUK welcomes last night’s ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad

The following statement has been issued by Jeremy Havardi, Director of the BBUK Bureau of International Affairs: B’nai B’rith UK welcomes the ceasefire that was implemented last night between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad. BBUK also recognises that the actions[...]

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Bureau attends Portcullis House

Yesterday, Tony Swabe and Jeremy Havardi from the BBUK Bureau attended a buffet reception at Portcullis House to mark a centenary since the start of the Palestine mandate. The event, organised by Christians for Israel, saw a number of historians[...]

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