Hannah Weisfeld, Daily Beast, 01/03/13 As is the way in diaspora Jewish communities, every so often a public division emerges, highlighting the lack of unity within the community. Israel is often at the heart of the split. Everyone will line up on his or her chosen side. Sometimes that will not be the side of an individual’s personal politics, but one that expresses a point of principle: “I don’t agree with what you have to say but I’ll die defending your right to say …... 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.
Marcus Dysch, Jewish Chronicle 28/02/13 The Zionist Federation has refused to accept grassroots advocacy group Yachad as an affiliate member after claiming the organisation’s day-to-day activities do not support Zionism – despite ZF chairman Paul Charney admitting in an email to Yachad that there were “no grounds” for vetoing its application.
Yachad had taken part in a 10-month-long process to join the ZF, which operates as an umbrella group for British Zionists and …
Editorial, Jewish Chronicle 28/02/13
Last week, the Zionist Federation issued a strongly worded statement attacking George Galloway for refusing to debate with an Israeli student. The organisation clearly has no sense of irony. A few days later, the same ZF voted to reject the application by Yachad UK to affiliate to the self-proclaimed umbrella organisation for UK Zionist organisations.
Yachad has spent the past 10 months jumping through every hoop set by the ZF as part of its vetting …
Jewish News, 28/02/13 – (click link to read …... READ MORE »
Hannah Weisfeld, Daily Beast, 22/02/13 Earlier this week, George Galloway made a dramatic exit from a debate he had been taking part in at Christ Church College, Oxford, speaking for the motion that “Israel should withdraw immediately from the West Bank.” When he discovered that the person he was debating was in fact Israeli, he stormed out, stating he had been misinformed and that “he doesn’t talk to Israelis” and he “doesn’t recognize Israel.” …... READ MORE »