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.  

Israel confirms settlements minister Tzipi Hotovely as next envoy to Britain

The Jewish News, June 11, 2020
The Israeli government put further pressure on diaspora relations this week by confirming the appointment of the pro-annexation Settlements Minister Tzipi Hotovely as Israel’s next ambassador to the UK.
A member of Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, Hotovely is a religious-nationalist committed to a one-state solution of ‘Greater Israel’ that includes the West Bank, and has made a series of incendiary comments on Temple Mount, Palestinians, …

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Israeli Settlements Minister Tzipi Hotovely accepts post of new UK ambassador

The Jewish Chronicle, Aleks Phillips, June 11, 2020
Israeli Settlements Minister Tzipi Hotovely has agreed to be the next ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Speaking on Army Radio, the Likud politician said she had accepted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s offer to replace Mark Regev when his term ends this summer.
“It is undoubtedly one of the most senior positions in the foreign service,” Ms Hotovely said. “Within Europe, Britain is terribly important and very friendly [to Israel], …

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Yachad unites with J-Street in global campaign against Israeli annexation

The Jewish New, June 2, 2020,
British Jews have helped launch a global Jewish coalition to protest the proposed Israeli annexation of large chunks of the West Bank from next month.
Jewish groups from the UK joined peers from the US, Europe, South Africa and Australia in calling on lawmakers and leaders to “take urgent action to prevent annexation” of the major settlements and the Jordan Valley. The coalition includes London-based Zionist organisation Yachad and the American group J-Street, …

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‘Young unapologetic Zionists’ release pro-annexation video

Lee Harpin, The Jewish Chronicle, June 2, 2020  It follows an ongoing campaign led by the left-wing UK group Yachad, which has released videos and orchestrated petitions signed by up to 1,000 British Jews voicing opposition to the annexation plans. Together with US lobby group J-Street, Yachad yesterday launched a new global campaign to oppose annexation, called Global Jewish …

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Drum roll… Forty Under 40: The countdown continues – 20 to 11!

The Jewish News, May 28, 2020 
19. Ella Rose, 26
Ella is a former national director of the Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) and ex-president of the Union of Jewish Students (UJS). The 26-year-old has played a “pivotal role” in the fight against antisemitism in the Labour movement and in revitalising the JLM. The previous winner of Jewish News’ Top 25 under 25 list, Ella has been a remarkable ambassador for the Jewish community, often in the face of relentless abuse. She is now public …

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Instead of talking about the youth the Board should talk to us

Yachad Youth member, Amy Goodman, write for The Jewish News
22 May, 2020
The Board of Deputies must speak up against annexation. Over 500 young people signed an open letter asking the Board of Deputies to represent our values and speak up against unilateral annexation of West Bank territory. Looking at the list of signatories makes it clear that this issue concerns young people from across denominations and affiliations, from Bnei Akiva to LJY, from StandWithUs to Na’amod. It is truly hard …

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Drum roll… Forty Under 40: The countdown continues – 30 to 21!

The Jewish News, May 22, 2020
24. Hannah Weisfeld, 38 A “fearless advocate” for a lasting solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict through a negotiated settlement, Hannah is the founder of Yachad.
Under her direction, the ‘pro-Israel, pro-peace’ non-governmental organisation has secured membership on the Board of Deputies and significantly expanded its offering to include day trips in East Jerusalem with Israel tour participants.
The 38-year-old, who advises government ministers, has …

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Annexation Means AIPAC Can Pack Up and Go Home

Keith Kahn-Harris in Haaretz, 21 May, 2020 The still-widespread argument that Diaspora Jews should never criticize Israel publicly ensures that some of the most vociferous defenders of Israel may end up making impassioned arguments for Israeli actions that they privately think are disastrous.
This passionate amorality has become increasingly anachronistic in recent years. The growth of liberal Zionist groups like J Street in the U.S. and Yachad in the UK stem from the difficulty that …

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A muffled consensus serves not Israel but her enemies

Melanie Phillips, Israel Hayom, May 15, 2020
In Britain, some 500 young Jews have called upon the community’s main leadership body, the Board of Deputies, to speak out against “annexation,” which they claim would make a “two-state solution” impossible to achieve.
Their call has been echoed in a letter signed by 33 board members, ranging politically from a Conservative MP to the left-wing group Yachad, who claim that “annexation” would cause large …

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A generational divide in British Jewry?

The Jewish News, Keith Kahn-Harris, 14 May, 2020 A generational divide in British Jewry? For some years now, the spectre of inter-generational conflict over Israel has been haunting the UK and other Diaspora Jewish communities. In the US, the ‘distancing hypothesis’ – that argues that young Jews are becoming alienated from an Israel that no longer reflects their values – has been widely debated. In the UK, phenomena such as ‘Kaddish for Gaza’ have been interpreted in some quarters …

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