30 May 2016
Rabbi Danny Rich, the senior rabbi of Liberal Judaism, has joined faith leaders from across the UK in urging Britain to stay in the European Union.
In a letter to The Guardian, they wrote: “The past 70 years have been the longest period of peace in Europe’s history. Institutions that enable us to work together and understand both our differences and what we share in common contribute to our increased security and sense of collective endeavour.
“What’s more, so many of the challenges we face today can only be addressed in a European, and indeed a global, context: combating poverty in the developing world, confronting climate change and providing the stability that is essential to tackling the migration crisis.
“We hope that when voting on 23 June, people will reflect on whether undermining the international institutions charged with delivering these goals could conceivably contribute to a fairer, cleaner and safer world.”
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