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.  

‘Without clear Israeli peace vision, we’re hamstrung in fighting boycotts’ – 28/11/13

Israel’s advocates are defending with “one hand tied” behind their backs amid questions over the Israeli leadership’s desire to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians, writes Stephen Oryszczuk, November 28th 2013
That’s the stark verdict of one of Britain’s most senior Jewish leaders, as he called for a “new” relationship between the Jewish state and diaspora Jews.
In a hard-hitting opinion piece in Israeli daily Haaretz, Jewish Leadership Councilchairman Mick Davis said …

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Peace process is doomed, says security veteran – 18/11/13

By Simon Round, November 15, 2013 There are few living Israelis who have more experience in the fields of both war and peace than Ami Ayalon.
He was a decorated navy commando who became the commander of the Israeli navy, then served as director of the Shin Bet security service before ultimately being elected to serve as a Labour minister in Ehud Olmert’s coalition government.
His experience leads him to the gloomy conclusion that the current Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are doomed to …

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Campus Notebook – Yakking at Yachad 27/09/13

YAKKING AT YACHAD
Journalist Jonathan Freedland, Jonathan Peccia from the American embassy and Rony Yedidia-Clein, director of public affairs at the Israeli embassy spoke at advocacy group Yachad’s annual student meeting. Hannah Weisfeld, the group’s director, said there was “lively debate” over whether students should engage with activists who support tactics they disagree with, such as Israel …

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Zionism: it’s time for students to speak up 03/09/13

Joel Fenster, Jewish News Online, 03/09/13
There is a different way of being a supporter of Israel emerging on campus, says third-year Cambridge University student Joel Fenster.
When I was younger, being a Zionist was simple. I knew when to sing the Hatikvah and what to say: Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East, there are countless Islamic countries and only one Jewish state, the land was barren before 1948, etc, etc.
I now know of course that the situation is far more complex than …

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Israel’s Predictable Response To The E.U. 16/07/13

Hannah Weisfeld, Open Zion, 16/07/2013
The response of the Israeli political leadership when it comes to European foreign policy on Israel follows a totally predictable formula: don’t bother to take into account the specifics of a news story, but if it involves the Europeans, point the finger of blame elsewhere, or divert attention to other, more pressing global issues. But under no circumstances deal with the content. Today was no different. News broke of a new European guideline that was …

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We’re setting tough questions for teens in Israel this summer – 08/07/13

Hannah Weisfeld, Jewish News, 08/07/13 Over the next week or so, more than one thousand 16-year-old Jewish students board planes to Israel to take part in a four-week tour.
“Israel tour” is billed as the most significant Jewish identity-building experience for the next generation of the community. More than 50 percent of this age group take part in the experience every year, with a variety of youth movements – each with their own religious and ideological lens.
In the main, the most …

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Yachad to tour East Jerusalem with UK Jewish teens 24/6/2013

24/06/13, Jewish News Online
Yachad UK has expressed “delight” after agreeing a half-day programme that will allow hundreds of 16-year old British Jews to visit East Jerusalem, see Palestinian neighbourhoods and discuss options for peace.
The organisation has been working with five youth movements arranging Israel tours over the summer. The day, which is being delivered by an educational outreach programme called Ir Amim, will allow the teenagers to explore the political complexity of …

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British gatekeepers of Zionism have shut the door on liberal Zionists 12/03/13

Hannah Weisfeld, Haaretz, 12/03/13
Who are the gatekeepers of Zionist discourse within the UK Jewish community? The dust is only now beginning to settle on a major division that has emerged within Anglo Jewry over just this issue.  Two weeks ago, the Zionist Federation, which describes itself as the “umbrella organization for the Zionist movement in the United Kingdom”, and has over 120 member organizations and over 50,000 affiliated members, rejected the application of Yachad, the …

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