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Liberal chief executive chairs judging panel for Muslim News Awards

15th April 2015

Liberal Judaism chief executive Rabbi Danny Rich recently chaired a panel of judges for the prestigious Muslim News Awards for Excellence.

Danny sat on the panel alongside the chairman of the Somali Bravanese Welfare Association Abubakar Mohamed Ali, activist Esmat Jeraj, educationalist Mahera Ruby and Yasmin Qureshi, MP for Bolton South.

He also presented the Iman wa Amal special award, which was won by the late Dr Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence are Britain’s longest standing Muslim awards and recognise the very best of Muslim contribution to British society.

Others involved at this year’s ceremony included Labour leader Ed Miliband, Conservative Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education, and the Liberal Democrat Simon Hughes MP, Minister of State for Justice & Civil Liberties.