Board president hopeful Phil Rosenberg stages manifesto launch

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Board president hopeful Phil Rosenberg stages manifesto launch

At Sunday's launch event he said he was 'bidding to win the battle of ideas'

Lee Harpin is the Jewish News's political editor

Phil Rosenberg at manifesto launch
Phil Rosenberg at manifesto launch

Board of Deputies presidential candidate Phil Rosenberg has released a 10-page manifesto with a list of pledges to help boost his campaign to be elected.

At a launch event on Sunday, he said he was “bidding to win the battle of ideas”  and within his programme was a call for Jewish schools to join the Board and inspire a “young leadership pipeline”.

Rosenberg also promised a “Jewish Experience Week” to enable wider understanding of the community.

Brondesbury Park Synagogue deputy Rosenberg, 38, would become the youngest ever president of the Board if elected. He is being challenged for the role by Sheila Gewolb, Michael Ziff and Amanda Bowman, who published her manifesto online.

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