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.  

Yachad Student Campaign in The Jewish News

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 …

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The Jewish Chronicle Interview with Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish

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.”
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Middle East Minister Alistair Burt backs Yachad’s anti-demolitions campaign

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 …

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CNN Interview with Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish

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 …

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#DontSettleForThis Op-ed – The Jewish Chronicle

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 …

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#Don’tSettleForThis Student Campaign – The Jewish News

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, …

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Critics of Gary Lineker are missing the point

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.
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Rabbis write to Israeli envoy in protest of Palestinian village demolition

The Jewish News, 4 December 2017
‘Jewish activists from Yachad say residents “have been moved at least five times from their homes, with structures being demolished, throwing the community deeper into poverty and significantly damaging Israel’s international standing”.
They say that if large portions of the village are destroyed, dozens of families will be made homeless, and that this “will plunge an already impoverished community into complete chaos,” adding: “It does nothing …

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Balfour Declaration: How one letter — 67 words — changed the Middle East

Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY, 02/11/17
“Hannah Weisfeld, another member of the panel discussion at the Chatham House think tank, said that 100 years later “we’re in a situation where we see a proliferation of celebration and condemnation” and “such conflicting perspectives on what the meaning and purpose of the declaration is.” Weisfeld is the director of Yachad, a Britain-based organization that supports a political resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian …

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