14 May 2018 Yachad’s Director, Hannah Weisfeld, On BBC Asian Network’s Big Debate: “This idea that two people living in a perpetual state of conflict and occupation and war will be able to live indefinitely like that… There’s no historical precedence for that at all. If you look at the reality on the ground today, it might be holding temporarily in a very unpleasant way but it won’t hold …... READ MORE »
Below is a list of all the news articles Yachad is featured in. You can search for a news articles by the year it was published.
What Israel Means to me?
First published on The Jewish Chronicle, 13 April 2018
“Growing up, Israel was always central to my Jewish identity — a source of culture, history and heritage. Rarely did a Friday night dinner take place in the Weisfeld household without Israel being a topic of conversation. It is the place I had some of my most formative experiences as a young person.
There is much to celebrate in Israel’s accomplishments. Yet when I look to the future I worry. Israel …
This article has been co-written by Ella Taylor-Fagan & Noah Libson. 12 April 2018
“This data illuminated an eye-opening visit a group of students on a Yachad trip made to Umm al-Kheir, an unrecognised Palestinian village in the South Hebron Hills whose lands were appropriated to build the neighbouring settlement of Carmel. What we heard is the effect of knowing that receiving a permit for building a home on your own land is – as a UN representative stated – “virtually …
Ben Weich, The Jewish Chronicle, 29 March 2018
“In the aftermath of the attack he and his surviving children moved to Canada, where he is currently the Associate Professor of Global Health at the University of Toronto. He was in London last week as the keynote speaker at Yachad UK’s gala dinner.”
Read the full interview here. …
The Jewish News, 23 March 2018
Middle East Minister Alistair Burt has told a Jewish audience that campaigns against Israeli West Bank demolitions “have been instrumental in halting some activity up to now” and urged critics of the country’s policies in the region to “continue to speak out”.
Burt was keynote speaker at Yachad’s gala dinner on Sunday, speaking to an audience of 200. He stated his support for the organisation, which he described as a “moderate voice in
a world …
CNN, 23 March 2018
Treating hatred as a public health issue
Christiane Amanpour speaks to Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, whose daughters were killed in a shelling attack in Gaza, about recognizing hatred as a public health …
Why we are standing up to stop demolitions by Pandora Yadgaroff
The Jewish Chronicle, 09 March 2018 It was hot when I visited Umm al-Kheir. Very hot. Meeting people my age whose biggest worry was as basic as whether they would have a roof over their head tomorrow brought to life the harsh realities of life under occupation.
In Area C, where the 150 residents of Umm al-Kheir live alongside an estimated 298,000 other Palestinians, the civil administrative branch of IDF decides what can be …
The Jewish News, 05/03/18
“The group, many of whom have attended visits to Israel and the West Bank with British Jewish group Yachad, also told uncritical Jewish community leaders that the Israeli demolitions “runs counter to basic Jewish values of justice”.
Their campaign, dubbed #Don’tSettleForThis, sees the next generation of Jews voice their opposition to Israeli policy from campuses including Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Durham, Edinburgh, Goldsmiths, Leeds, LSE, …
Ethan Schwartz, Yachad Press Officer in The Jewish Chronicle, December 13 2017
“These videos do not make for pleasant viewing, and if choosing, I’d rather spend my time YouTube-ing compilations of Lineker’s best goals for Spurs than arrests of children in occupied Hebron. But that is exactly why we have to watch them.They should shock, because their contents are genuinely shocking. If they damage Israel, it is because the continued occupation of the West Bank damages Israel.
This is a …
The Jewish News, 6 December 2017
‘Other Jewish groups agreed, a spokesman for Yachad saying: “Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. It is also a divided city… Large portions lie beyond the Green Line and therefore outside of Israel’s sovereign territory.”’
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