Join us in Kings Cross on September 1st 2014 for Yachad’s 4th Annual Student Conference – Tickets are free but booking is essential http://bit.ly/1tWAkCa Deepen your understanding of the conflict, hear from renowned speakers and meet and network with university and sixth form students from across the country. This years speakers include: Daniel Levy, director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European Council On Foreign Relations, Ahmad Samih Khalidi, a former Palestinian negotiator and senior associate member of St Antony’s College, Oxford and Richard Hermer QC & human rights lawyer at Matrix Chambers. Yachad is the Pro Israel, Pro Peace... READ MORE »
Join the Yachad student trip to gain an indepth understanding of the conflict with a focus on the current situation in the West Bank. We will be guided by Israelis from a variety of organisations, all of whom strive for equality and peace in the region, while exploring the roles we play as Zionists in the diaspora.
The South Hebron Hills region is one of the most rural areas in the West Bank, and most of its Palestinian residents are poor, living in temporary structures and subsisting on farming and grazing of flocks. The tour highlights the difficult situation in the region and the complex relationship between Palestinians, settlers, and the IDF which results in, among other things, dispossession and the annexation of land. We will be guided by a tour guide from Breaking the Silence, an organisation of former IDF veterans. The price per person for each trip is £45 which includes all ground transportation, other... READ MORE »
Hebron is the second largest city in the West Bank and the only one which has an Israeli settlement inside it which is home to approximately 500 permanent residents. The tour explores impact of military control in the city and includes a visit to the four Jewish settlements in the Israeli controlled part of the city, and meeting with a Palestinian family living in the Tel Rumeida neighbourhood of the city. We will be guided by a tour guide from Breaking the Silence, an organisation of former IDF veterans. The price per person for each trip is £45 which includes... READ MORE »
East Jerusalem is home to 200,000 Jewish Israeli citizens and 290,000 Palestinian residents. The day will be spent exploring the complex reality of the city, understanding socio-economic and political differences that exist in the city, as well as options for long-term peace in the city. We will be guided by tour guides from Ir Amim and Just Vision and visit some of the major Jewish neighbourhoods of Jerusalem such as Gil and Har Homa, and Palestinian neighbourhoods such as Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan. The price per person for each trip is £45 which includes all ground transportation, other costs and... READ MORE »