Posts Categorized: Campaigns

SISO: #BecauseWeCare

Yachad are joining SISO – Save Israel, Stop the Occupation, a global movement of Israelis and diaspora Jews campaigning for an end to the occupation, in their #BecauseWeCare campaign, letting the world and the Israeli government know that opposing the occupation is pro-Israel. Here is our message: We are writing as members of the Jewish community in the UK, deeply committed to the bond between our community and Israel. For 69 years, the State of Israel has not merely survived, it has flourished. For 69 years, British Jews have stood by Israel, in the good times and the bad, putting our… READ MORE »

Candidates’ Responses

Below you can find the current list of responses received to Yachad’s three questions for 2017 General Election candidates, listed alphabetically by constituency. If you have heard back from your candidates but their reply does not feature in the list below, please forward their email to Skip to a constituency: Cambridge East Dunbartonshire Enfield Southgate Finchley & Golders Green Hampstead & Kilburn Ilford North   Cambridge Julian Huppert, Liberal Democrat candidate: Thank you for the email, and for taking this stance. I agree that we need a two-state solution, and that the occupation and in particular the way Netanyahu… READ MORE »

Election 2017

The snap General Election falls in the same week as the 50th anniversary of the 6 Day War. While we go to the polls in the UK, Israel will be marking 50 years since the country’s survival was ensured in battle. Since then, however, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has raged on, and Israel’s future is threatened by 50 years of military occupation of the West Bank and the continued lack of progress towards a political resolution between Israel and the Palestinians. At Yachad, we’re committed to a safe and secure Israel at peace with the Palestinians. That’s why, in the run-up… READ MORE »