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 announces 2,500 new settler homes to be built in the West Bank

Marcus Dysch, Jewish Chronicle, 24 January 2017
Israel has announced it will build 2,500 new homes for settlers in the West Bank.
The decision was confirmed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman, Defence Minister, this afternoon.
Mr Netanyahu said it was a sign that Israel would not change its policy in the West Bank.
“I have agreed with the defence minister on 2,500 units in Judea and Samaria. We are building, and will continue to build,” he tweeted.
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Trump: Key questions for the new president

The Jewish News, 19 January 2017
As America prepares for a new president, analysts and Jewish figures in the UK admit to being ‘stumped by Trump’, with more questions than answers on what he might mean for Israel…
In a forecasting report on the Middle East, published this week by BICOM, the UK-Israel think-tank said: “The policy direction of President-elect Donald Trump’s administration in the Middle East is the big unknown for the Middle East in 2017.”
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Board of Deputies president Arkush sparks new Yachad row

Rosa Doherty, The Jewish Chronicle, January 20 2017
‘Speaking after Sunday’s meeting, Amos Schonfield, Yachad’s deputy on the Board, defended the backing, and said “reaching out to the government is nothing new” for the group.’
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What really motivated Israel’s allies to pass the UN settlement resolution

Hannah Weisfeld, Jewish News, January 15 2017
If one takes a bell-weather reading of Israel’s relationships with some of its closest allies, the lay of the land looks solid.
The UK is Israel’s second largest trading partner, the worth of bilateral trade having doubled in the last decade to US$5 billion.
In September 2016 the USA agreed a military aid package to Israel of US$38 billion, the biggest aid package ever pledged by the Americans to another country.
President Obama has refrained …

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Youth campaign promotes Palestinian non-violence

Ben Munster, Jewish News, 03/11/2016
A new campaign has been launched by a Jewish youth group which raises money for a Palestinian NGO in order to promote non-violence.
Yachad Youth’s ‘Partners to Peace’ initiative looks to raise funds for the Holy Land Trust, a Palestinian based organisation in Bethlehem, whose opposes the use of violence.
A group of 30 Jewish Students are taking part, having been inspired by their experiences on Yachad trips to the West Bank.
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Israeli anger at Unesco motion’s failure to link holy site to Judaism

Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian, 13/10/2016
“Before the vote, the British Jewish organisation Yachad, which campaigns for an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land and for a two-state solution, condemned the resolution as “an inflammatory denial of Jewish history” which “serves only to set back the cause of peace in the region by playing into the hands of those on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict who see it as a holy war”.”
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‘Inflammatory’ Temple Mount resolution ‘denies Jewish history’

Human rights group Yachad criticised the move which ‘fails to recognise’ the significance of the site for Jews 
Stephen Oryszczuk, Jewish News, 13/10/2016
British Jewish group Yachad has condemned the human rights body of the UN for its “inflammatory” resolution on Jerusalem, saying it “denies Jewish history”.
Ahead of the vote on Thursday, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was criticised for considering whether Temple Mount …

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World’s leading Shoah scholar talks to the JC

Jenni Frazer, The Jewish Chronicle, September 8 2016
“When, in 1946, the British colonial government officials in mandate Palestine were looking for a bright young Jewish scholar to take up a place at Cardiff University, they could scarcely have foreseen their choice would become a world-famous academic.
But they chose well in Czech-born Yehuda Bauer, now the doyen of Holocaust historians. Author of dozens of books about the greatest tragedy to befall the Jewish people, Professor Bauer is …

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‘BDS doesn’t want a better Israel — it wants no Israel’

Tamara Zieve, The Jerusalem Post, September 8 2016
‘Eminent Hebrew University historian Prof. Yehuda Bauer slammed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement on Tuesday night, at a speaking event in London at London’s Jewish community center, the JW3 …
Bauer’s visit to the UK was sponsored by the British Yachad organization, whose mission is to build support in the British Jewish community for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
On Wednesday Bauer spoke …

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Yehuda Bauer sets the record straight on Hitler and Zionism

Daniel Sugarman, The Jewish Chronicle, September 7 2016
‘One of the world’s leading Holocaust historians has attacked the BDS movement, and denounced anti-Zionism as antisemitism.
Yehuda Bauer, professor of Holocaust Studies at Hebrew University, was in conversation with Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, at the JW3 Jewish community centre on Tuesday night.
He was brought over from Israel by the Yachad organisation, which describes itself as working “to build active support …

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