Talia is responsible for advising on and developing the Board of Deputies’ international work. Policy issues include the security and well-being of the State of Israel, advocating for peace in the Middle East, protecting international religious freedoms, combating global antisemitism and extremism, countering Holocaust revisionism, and gaining fair restitution for Holocaust survivors. Talia is responsible for raising issues of concern with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and managing relations with the diplomatic missions in London. She is also the first point of contact for the Board of Deputies’ international partners including the World Jewish Congress, European Jewish Congress, and the American Jewish Committee.
Talia studied International History and Politics at the University of Leeds, where she achieved a First Class degree and the John le Patourel Prize for her dissertation. She also has an MA (Distinction) from King’s College London, War Studies Department in Intelligence and International Security. Talia also volunteers for the Young JAMI Committee and the Young Magen David Adom UK Committee. Talia is also a member of the WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps, which is a highly selective leadership development and diplomatic impact program, with over 300 hand-picked professionals in 55 countries. The JDs aim to represent and strengthen the Jewish communities worldwide, and their activities focus on advocacy on WJC core topics, such as interfaith relations, combating the delegitimisation of Israel, antisemitism and Holocaust legacy, as well as safeguarding human rights and minority rights.