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.  

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not a docudrama

Yachad’s deputy director, Maya Ilany, in the Jewish News, August 08, 2019
How far should you go to get a good shot? This week it was revealed that the Israeli security forces planted a gun in the home of an innocent Palestinian resident of East Jerusalem so they could later play out a “search” for that same gun in front of the cameras. The only democracy in the Middle East sent its security forces into the home of Samer Sleiman, an innocent man, terrorising him and his family in the …

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IDF launches West Bank hunt for killer of stabbed yeshiva student

Rosa Doherty, The Jewish Chronicle, August 08, 2019
Yachad, a UK-based group advocating a two-state solution, said the attack was “heartbreaking.”
A spokesperson said: “Our prayers are with Dvir’s family. May he be the last victim of this painful conflict.”
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Murdered Israeli soldier found with stab wounds

The Jewish News, August 08, 2019 British Jewish groups joined in the condemnation of Sorek’s attackers. A spokeswoman for Yachad described it as “heart-breaking,” adding: “Our prayers are with Dvir’s family. May he be the last victim of this painful conflict.”
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UK urges Israel to ‘halt settlement expansion’ after 2,300 units approved

The Jewish News, August 07, 2019
Responding to Raab’s comments, anti-settlement group Yachad UK said: “The UK government is right to speak up against settlement expansion and the Israeli government’s de-facto annexation of large parts of the occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank.
“Israel’s control of the West Bank and continuous settlement expansion is putting the country’s future at risk.
“All those who truly care for the future of the world’s only Jewish state must …

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Can the Israel-Palestine Campus War Become a Conversation?

Yachad activist and recent LSE graduate, Ben Reiff, writes for Haaretz about his experience talking about Israel-Palestine on Campus
21 July 2019 On UK campuses, battling pro-Palestine and pro-Israel student groups are engaged in a zero-sum feud for the sympathies of the wider student body. The “debate” is noisy, intimidating and often intellectually crude. But it doesn’t have to be like this.
Within the UK Jewish community, London universities have developed a reputation for …

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More than £50,000 raised at Yachad gala

The Jewish News, 25 June 2019 Politicians, singers and comedians help the organisation in its work campaigning for long-term peace between Israelis and Palestinians and opposing settlements Yachad Gala (Photo credit: Yakir Zur) Hundreds of Yachad supporters raised more than £50,000 for the pro-peace organisation on Sunday evening at its annual gala at the British Museum.
Speakers included Stephen Twigg, the senior Labour MP and former chair of Labour Friends of Israel, who said Yachad was an …

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Left-wing group Yachad an ‘increasingly important player’ in Westminster, claims Labour MP Stephen Twigg

A report about the Yachad Gala in the Jewish Chronicle, 25 June 2019
By Lee Harpin
Stephen Twigg and former Middle East Minister Alistair Burt deliver messages of support for left-wing group who claim British Jews have ‘vital role’ to play in helping resolve Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians. Former Labour Friends of Israel chair Stephen Twigg has claimed that left-wing Zionist organisation Yachad “reflects the reality” of differing opinion within the Jewish …

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How an Israeli minister found himself meeting members of a group plotting to blow up the Dome of the Rock

An article by Shai Gal in the Jewish Chronicle, May 3, 2019
Shai Gal is the director and creator of the film “The Jewish Underground”. The film’s screening is sponsored by Yachad and will take place in London on May 9 as part of Seret Festival.
Together with the changes in the political landscape in Israel and the establishment of the right-wing in government, some of the members of Jewish Underground returned to the centere of public life and filled key positions in the halls of power, …

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The former IDF operative who thinks Israelis need to talk more about life in the occupied West Bank

Interview in the Jewish Chronicle: Breaking the Silence’s Merphie Bubis defended her group against accusations of being an ‘enemy within’
Rosa Doherty, April 14, 2019  Speaking to the JC at the end of a UK tour last month hosted by Yachad, which saw her visiting university campuses and community centres, she says for a “non-Israeli citizen to say that about me is something quite bizarre. I live there, I was in the army.
“I have Canadian citizenship, I could go there if I …

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UK Jewish groups congratulate Netanyahu but lament election’s ‘deeply alarming rhetoric’

The Jewish Chronicle, April 11, 2019
Yachad Director, Hannah Weisfeld said whilst Mr Netanyahu is set to form a government, “a significant number of people in Israel voted for change and this is a reason to remain hopeful.
“With Netanyahu looking set to build the next coalition and bring into it some of the most extreme voices, supporters of Israel like us must continue to speak out loudly for a vision of Israel grounded in the values enshrined in Israel’s Declaration of …

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