Discovery of bodies of missing Israeli teenagers 30.06.2014

It has just been announced (Monday 30th June,  6.30pm) that the bodies of Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar and Naftali Fraenkel have just been found. The three teenagers were killed shortly after their kidnapping and the bodies were discovered today in a field between Halhul and Karmei Tzur. We have been praying for their safe and speedy return , and our thoughts remain with their families and friends at this devastating time Yachad remains committed to building support for a resolution to the …


Missing Israeli teenagers 17.06.2014

Yachad condemns the kidnapping on late Thursday evening  in the West Bank of the three Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrach, 19, Naftali Frankel, 16, and Gil-ad Shaar, 16.  We pray for their safe and speedy return to their families. Acts of terrorism do not advance the cause of peace, and the kidnapping and unrest gripping the region highlight the need for a comprehensive peace agreement between Israel and her Palestinian …


We’re looking for new board members 22.05.2014

Dear Supporter,
We’re looking for new board members
As you know Yachad has just reached its 3rd birthday, a big milestone for the organisation.
Over the past 3 years the organisation has been guided by a committed and active board, helping to steer its strategic direction. You can read about the current board members here.
We have great plans for the future of the organisation and in order to acheive these we want to expand the board, to help take Yachad to its next stage of its …


On our third birthday 16.05.2014

Dear Supporter,
Yachad celebrates its third birthday tomorrow
Last week I wrote to you to ask if, on our 3rd birthday, you would consider supporting our work. Yachad is entirely funded by its supporters and we rely on you to make it possible for us to do what we do.
You can set up a standing order, or make a donation, by clicking here.
With warm thanks for your belief that, together, we can be part of finding a solution.
Shabbat Shalom,
Hannah …


On our third birthday 08.05.2014

Dear Yachad supporter,
Yachad celebrates its third birthday on Saturday 17th May 2014.
We have worked hard to establish Yachad in the UK Jewish community and beyond. We are very proud that we have achieved so much over the last three years:

  • Recruiting over 3,000 supporters
  • Running 225 educational events in the UK reaching over 9,000 people
  • Organising over 50 Yachad trips to the West Bank and East Jerusalem with over 1,200 participants, including 400 youth movement …
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A ray of hope

Dear Supporter,
Will you join us on Tuesday?
With the collapse of the peace process, and, on Wednesday this week, the end of the 9-month deadline set by US Secretary of State John Kerry for a breakthrough in the negotiations, we know it’s hard to feel positive. Creating a space in which we can celebrate Israel’s independence, whilst at the same time acknowledging the very significant challenges the country faces is not easy.
This Tuesday 6th May, on Yom Ha’atzmaut, Yachad and …


Will you join us for Yom Ha’atzmaut?

Dear Supporter,
This year Yachad and the New Israel Fund are inviting you to join us to mark Israel’s 66th birthday with three young leaders shaping the future of Israel’s society. They’ll be speaking about what motivates them to take action  and about their hopes and dreams for Israel’s future.
Avner Gvaryahu, Director of Public Outreach of ‘Breaking the Silence’, works to educate Israelis and the wider public about the occupation and the urgent need to change the status quo …


We will not lose sight of what we are striving for

Dear supporter,
The news from where we are sitting looks worrying.
Over the past week, as the 9 month window for making progress on the peace talks comes to a close, the two parties seem to be no closer to an agreement. A decision not to release the next round of Palestinian prisoners, announcements that the Palestinian Authority has requested to sign 15 international conventions at the United Nations, alongside new building tenders in east Jerusalem, have all contributed to the breakdown. You …


Have you been to the West Bank?

Dear Yachad supporter,
‘…there is no substitute for finding out what is really happening on the ground by visiting and asking difficult questions. I had made numerous assumptions from both Jewish and non-Jewish media, which were simply wrong.’
These are the words written by David Middleburgh in the Jewish Chronicle, the week after he returned from our three day legal trip to the West Bank. It is for this exact reason that Yachad has, over the past three years, facilitated …


Yachad Annual Report 2013

Dear Yachad supporter,
Help Yachad build a constituency for peace
We are delighted to send you Yachad’s Annual Report for 2013.
Yachad was just an idea less than three years ago and we are now a well-established movement with over 3,000 supporters. We are proud of our 2013 achievements which you can read about in our Annual Report. Our 2013 highlights include:
• 58 educational events in the UK reaching over 2,650 people
• 17 Yachad trips to the West Bank and East Jerusalem with 500 …