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.  

He came, he saw, he sold us some high tech surveillance systems – A report on Bibi’s Grand Day Out in London

Robert Cohen in Writing from the Edge, 16/9/15
The merits of being on multiple, and contradictory, campaign mailing lists is that I get both sides of the story on Israel/Palestine dropping into my inbox each day.
Last week I was strongly encouraged to join demonstrations both fervently for and adamantly against the visit of the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to London.
Netanyahu was meeting British Prime Minister, David Cameron, at 10 Downing Street to discuss a ‘range of issues …

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Yachad and Board in war of words over netanyahu letter

Jewish News, 9/9/15
A bitter war of words erupted between the Board of Deputies and Yachad on Wednesday, after more than 700 people signed a letter of protest to Benjamin Netanyahu, saying he should be doing more to achieve peace.
Yachad’s open letter to the Israeli PM expressed “deep concern that Israel is moving further away from peace and that Israel’s democratic and Jewish values are becoming seriously eroded”.
But in a furious response, Board President Jonathan Arkush laid into …

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Seven arrests as hundreds protest against Netanyahu visit

Josh Jackman in The Jewish Chronicle, 9/9/15
Hundreds of activists brought Whitehall to a standstill during a major protest on Wednesday around Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to London.
Chief Inspector Stephen Manger told the JC that there were 57 police in the area, “close to 1,000 Palestinians and around 500 Israel supporters.”
Anti-Israel protesters were seen waving Hizbollah and Hamas flags and making antisemitic remarks as the demonstration took place …

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Board of Deputies criticises Yachad for saying Israel is moving away from peace

The Jewish Chronicle, 9/9/15
The Board of Deputies president has criticised one of its member organisations for challenging Israel’s commitment to peace.
Yachad, which supports a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict, published an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron in which it expressed concern that Israel was “moving further away from a resolution to the conflict”.
It said it believed Israel was in a position to make the possibility of an peace agreement more …

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Israeli plan to demolish village sparks UK rage

Charlotte Oliver in The Jewish Chronicle, 30/7/15
British Jewish groups have waded into an international row over the planned demolition of 37 Palestinian homes in the West Bank.
A group of 30 rabbis and UK-based advocacy group Yachad this week condemned a recent Israeli High Court order for the houses in Sussiya to be dismantled.
The rabbis, under the name the British Friends of Rabbis for Human Rights wrote to Israel’s outgoing ambassador to the UK Daniel Taub, urging him to “do …

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OPINION: Hidden side of the occupation

Gordon Smith in Jewish News 12/6/15
It was with some trepidation that I joined a trip to the South Hebron Hills organised by Yachad. I come from a family of Zionists and lived in Israel from 1948 to 1956. We have a home in Tel Aviv, where our daughter lives with her family, having made aliyah some 20 years ago. We left our comfortable Tel Aviv bubble to join 20 other participants on a coach journey to a small Palestinian village called Susiya in the southern-most tip of the West Bank.
We were …

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FORTY UNDER 40: It’s time to meet our amazing TOP 10!

Gabriel Pogrund in Jewish News, 7/5/15
No. 6: Hannah Weisfeld Age:28
Hannah is the director and founder of Yachad, the pro-Israel, pro-peace NGO which campaigns for a two-state solution. She has developed a reputation as one of the community’s most compelling advocates of liberal Zionism and someone who will make her case in practically any forum, including Israel Apartheid Week talks and sometimes hostile Jewish societies.
Under her leadership, Yachad has won membership of the Board of …

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Three leaders, but only one can win in the battle for the Board’s top job

Jewish Chronicle, 6/5/15 The vote for Board of Deputies president takes place this month. Here the candidates answer the JC’s questions
JONATHAN ARKUSH
Jonathan Arkush has represented Borehamwood and Elstree United Synagogue since 1984. He is 60, married to Carol, with three married children. He is a barrister specialising in property and probate law, a mediator and deputy judge at the Royal Courts of Justice. Since 2009 he has been vice-president of the Board and chaired its defence and …

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Students fund lawyer for Palestinian children

Sandy Rashty in the Jewish Chronicle, 16/4/15
Jewish students have helped raise more than £15,000 for a lawyer to represent Palestinian minors interrogated by Israeli officials.
Around 30 university students took part in fund-raising activities for Kids Court in Conflict, a campaign run by the youth branch of the left-leaning Yachad group.
The amount they collected was matched by a private British Jewish donor to total £30,000, to fund an Israeli lawyer to work on the West Bank for 14 …

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Yachad backs Zionist Federation for Yom Ha’atzmaut

Jewish News, 1/4/15
Yachad is among a host of organisations backing a Zionist Federation celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut – marking the first time the two organisations have worked together on an event.
The pro-Israel pro-peace body is promoting Young ZF’s after-show young professionals party on 23 April, alongside charities including UJIA, Kisharon and JNF.
It comes just over a year after the ZF rejected Yachad’s bid to become an affiliate member amid a bitter war of words.
ZF Chairman …

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