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British Jews groups join international coalition against Trump’s peace deal

The Jewish News, February 12, 2020 Yachad, Jewish Labour Movement and Habonim Dror join groups from across the world in ‘rejecting this deal’ as being against Jewish values British Jewish groups have joined an unprecedented international coalition of Jewish organisations united against Donald Trump’s proposed Middle East peace deal.
Yachad, Jewish Labour Movement and Habonim Dror joined the UK branches of organisations such as New Israel Fund, Meretz and Rabbis for Human Rights to …

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Global Coalition against Trump’s ‘sham’ Middle East peace plan

The Jewish Chronicle, February 12, 2020
By Rosa Doherty
The Jewish Labour Movement is among 25 organisations from around the world to sign a joint statement against President Trump’s “sham deal” Middle East peace plan, which promises to keep Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital.
Mr Trump’s plan, which proposes an independent Palestinian state, includes US recognition of Israeli annexation of settlements in the occupied West Bank.
The statement drafted by prominent liberal …

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There’s nothing pro-Israel about Trump’s peace plan

Our Deputy Director, Maya Ilany, in the Independent
January 29, 2020
Yesterday US President Donald Trump, alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, unveiled his “deal of the century” for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Indeed, conservative commentators were in agreement that this is the best deal Israel could have ever hoped for.
The deal – which wasn’t negotiated with Palestinian leaders, and was announced without a single Palestinian present – greenlights …

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Yachad calls on UK Government to reject Donald Trump’s ‘one-sided’ Middle East peace plan

Rosa Doherty for The Jewish Chronicle, January 29, 2020
Yachad, the British organisation that advocates a two-state solution, has urged the UK Government to reject Donald Trump’s “one-sided” Middle East peace plan, which promises to keep Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital.
Mr Trump’s plan, which proposes an independent Palestinian state, includes US recognition of Israeli annexation of settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Yachad said in a statement: “Annexation …

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Trump unveils ‘deal of the century’ for Middle East peace

The Jewish News, January 28, 2020
British Jewish group Yachad, which advocates a two-state solution, said it was a “one-sided deal that will only prolong the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, weaken the peace camp and strengthen extremists on both sides”.
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Board of Deputies suspend ‘divisive’ survey of deputies’ views on Israel

By Lee Harpin. The Jewish Chronicle,  January 22, 2020
“The BoD is wrong to scrap the survey of deputies’ views on Israel and should reverse this decision.
In a statement, Yachad, an organisation which advocates a two-state solution, said: “A representative body, such as the BoD, should embrace an opportunity to find out what our community actually thinks, not fear it.
“The BoD claims that a survey will be too divisive, but in Jewish tradition divisions and arguments …

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Europe and the tragedy of Israel/Palestine

An article at Social Europe by Stephen Pogány, an emeritus professor of law at the University of Warwick who participated in the 2019 Yachad delegation to Israel and the West Bank.
January 3, 2020
As I learnt at first hand during a recent visit to Israel’s occupied territories, there is a widespread conviction among Palestinians that their misfortunes are attributable to Britain. It was a British foreign secretary, Arthur Balfour, who issued the eponymous declaration, in November 1917, which …

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Government confirms it will ban Israel boycotts by councils and public bodies

The Jewish Chronicle, December 19, 2019
A spokesperson for Yachad said: “As British Jews who love Israel and care for the security of our community, we are committed to fighting all forms of antisemitism, racism and bigotry. We recognize that antisemitism can be disguised as anti-Israel or pro-Israel political views.
“We believe the tactics employed by the BDS movement are misguided and wrong. However, any proposal to ban public bodies from engaging with those who express support for BDS …

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Queen’s Speech: Government to outlaw public bodies boycotting Israel

The Jewish News, December 19, 2019
Yachad, a left-wing Zionist group which campaigns against settlements, criticised the move as “harming the right to free speech” and being counter-productive in tackling antisemitic anti-Zionism,
“We believe the tactics employed by the BDS movement are misguided and wrong. However, any proposal to ban public bodies from engaging with those who express support for BDS risks harming the right to free speech, whilst doing little to combat antisemitism or …

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Anti-Occupation Jews blockade lecture by ‘extremist’ pro-settlement group in London

The Jewish Chronicle, by Ben Weich, December 5, 2019
In October, Regavim was condemned as a group of “Jewish extremists” by Yachad, a UK-based group campaigning for a two-state solution.
Yachad also said it was “disappointed” that UKLFI chose to host the group, pointing to the homophobic and anti-LGBT politics of its co-founder, Israeli MK Bezalel Smotrich.
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