It is with much sadness that we have just learned of the death of one of our patrons, June Jacobs CBE. June, who was a supporter of JCORE almost since we were founded, was one of the most outstanding advocates of social justice in the Jewish community and beyond. Her passion and wise counsel are today needed more than ever and she will be greatly missed.
Click here to see our executive director, Edie Friedman speaking at the Trump Demo in Trafalgar Square in 13th July. Below is the text of her speech: As an American living in the UK, I want to say that we need to stand in solidarity with those millions of Americans who can no longerrecognise their country. Only this morning, a friend from the States wrote: “On behalf of my fellow countrymen, I want to apologise to you all” and described her president’s actions as “frightening
Daven Chopra and Alex Springer organised a boxing event and gave £1,000 to JCORE for its work supporting young asylum seekers and refugees.
Two friends from London took a punch for refugees this week, by participating in a charity boxing event to raise money for a Jewish-run befriending service.
Daven Chopra, a volunteer befriender with the Jewish Council for Racial Equality’s JUMP project, and his Jewish friend Alex Springer, raised more than £1,000 for the JCORE Unaccom
Forty two years ago I sat in my bedsit in Leeds mulling over a dilemma - could I find a place for myself in the Jewish community in my recently adopted country? As an American, I had come from a country where many Jewish people made their voices heard in the pursuit to create a more just world, both in the United States and beyond. For some, the impetus to do this came from Jewish teaching; for others it was simply hardwired into our DNA through a secular Judaism. Neither una