The Board of Deputies of British Jews

An account of the history and development of the Board of Deputies, the     representative body of the Anglo-Jewish community.  The foundation of the Board in 1760 led to disputes over the inclusion of progressive Jews in this country, problems of marriage registration and the religious and political influences brought to bear on its administration.  The talk includes a review of how Deputies are elected, the committees which handle its day-to-day work and the problems it faces for the future.