It’s your help we need 17/05/13

Dear Yachad supporter, We wrote to you on Tuesday to let you know that Yachad would be celebrating its second birthday on Friday, and to thank you for all the support you have given us over the past two years.Today is our second birthday.All our achievements these past two years, which we told you about in our email on Tuesday, have only been possible because of the 191 individuals who have put their hands in their pockets.So, if like me, and those other 191 individuals, you believe British …

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Thanks 14/05/13

This Friday 17th May Yachad will celebrate its second birthday.  Two years ago all we had was an idea for an organisation. Look what we have achieved since then:

  • More than 160 educational events reaching over 6000 people
  • Over 30 trips on the ground in the West Bank and East Jerusalem with over 700 participants
  • 85 articles in the British, Israeli and American press
  • Over 3000 people taking action with us in support of a two-state solution and a Jewish and …
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A step forward for the peace process 03/05/13

Dear Yachad supporter,
A step forward for the peace process  
The Arab Peace Initiative, first presented by the Arab League in 2002, offers a framework for a regional, comprehensive approach to peace that would end all conflicts and claims between Arab nations and Israel. This Monday, in a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry, the Qatari Prime Minister, speaking on behalf of an Arab League delegation, addressed what had been one of the major sticking points for Israel: the issue of …

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A quick reminder 01/05/13

Ask Alistair Burt about the peace-process 
Just a quick reminder: today between 2.30pm-3.15pm Middle East Minister, Alistair Burt MP, will be answering questions on the Peace Process live on twitter. This is a great opportunity for us to show him know there is a groundswell of support amongst British Jewry for a two-state solution, and for the British government playing a more active role in making it happen.
To make life easier for you, below are a list of tweets you can use, all 140 …

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Alistair Burt MP wants to know what you think 29/04/13

Ask Alistair Burt about the peace-process 
This Wednesday, Middle East Minister, Alistair Burt MP, will be answering questions on the Peace Process live on twitter between 2.30pm-3.15pm. This is a great opportunity for us to show him know there is a groundswell of support amongst British Jewry for a two-state solution, and for the British government playing a more active role in making it happen.
Just this month US Secretary of State, John Kerry, said he believed that the window of …

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Chag Sameach and can you help us recruit? 25/3/13

The board and staff of Yachad wish you a Chag Sameach
Help us recruit
We are recruiting for a development manager and we’d love your help in spreading the word. If you know anyone that has experience in fundraising that would be interested in working for Yachad, a fast-growing organisation, please do let them know. You can read a copy of the job description here.
If you’re in Israel over Pesach
Join us for a trip to the the South Hebron Hills area of the West Bank on:
Thursday 28th …

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Ask Cameron to tell Obama: British Jews support a two state solution 15/3/13

Next week Obama will make an historic journey to Jerusalem.
Will you pass on your personal support to President Obama, as a supporter of the state of Israel and an active member of the Jewish community, for a renewed and strengthened diplomatic effort?
In 2013, twenty years after the Oslo Accords, peace eludes Israel and the Palestinian people, to everyone’s detriment. The re-election of President Obama, and recent Israeli election results, present a window of opportunity to re-ignite …

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Want to know more about Yachad? 07/03/13

Want to find out more about our work?
This week, if you pick up the Jewish Chronicle or Jewish News you’ll find a full page advert from Yachad that looks like this: So much has been written about Yachad over the past week, we thought we’d invite the community to meet with the staff and board of the organisation to learn more about our work, and find out ways to be involved. Please join us:
Thursday 14th March, 8pm
Ivy House
94-96 North End Road
London
NW11 7SX
To book a place, …

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Have you seen the headlines? 05/03/13

Dear Yachad supporter, Make your voice heard You may have seen that over the past few days, since the Zionist Federation rejected our application to become an affiliated member, we’ve received a huge amount of news coverage in the Jewish press in the United Kingdom and the English language press in Israel.
You can read my piece here, published on Open Zion, explaining why we applied for membership and what the rejection says about The Zionist Federation.
The story was covered on the …

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Does the Zionist Federation Represent You? 27/02/13

Dear Yachad supporter,
If you believe the Zionist Federation should represent you, click here.
As you may know, for almost a year we have been applying to join the Zionist Federation as an affiliate organisation. Yachad has supporters from across the community –  members of synagogues, current and former youth movement members  and many others active in the heart of Anglo-Jewry. We felt that it was important that the organisation that claims to speak on behalf of Zionists in the UK …

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