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Board President gets Euro Chair role

by: Ben Simons - Last updated: 2012-11-09

Vivian Wineman

Vivian Wineman

Vivian Wineman, The President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, has been elected as Chairman of the Council of the European Jewish Congress following a vote in Brussels.

The EJC represents 42 Jewish communities across Europe and North Africa.

In the vote for President oF the EJC, Moshe Kantor was re-elected.

Wineman reveled that he was: “Pleased to be elected to this office given the EJC’s increasingly important and effective role in protecting the rights of Jews in Europe.  I am looking forward to working with the President Moshe Kantor on the vital tasks ahead.”

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