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.  

US says Jewish settlements in West Bank no longer ‘illegal’

The Jewish News, November 19, 2019
A spokeswoman for British Zionist organisation Yachad, which is currently leading a fact-finding trip to Israel and the West Bank, reiterated that point.
“This week we have been learning about the reality of occupation and the impact of settlements on both Palestinians and Israelis,” she said.
“No declaration by the Trump administration will change the fact that settlement expansion weakens Israel’s security by making peace harder to achieve. …

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Newly-formed activist groups hopes to offer a new solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict

The Jewish Chronicle’s Ben Weich talked to Alon Lee-Green and Sally Abed of the Jewish-Arab grassroots movement of Israel, Standing Together. Yachad hosted Alon-Lee and Sally in the UK for a week-long campus-speaker tour.
November 22, 2019 Standing Together (Omdim B’Yachad) aims to end the conflict by campaigning on issues that affect both communities It can sometimes feel as though there are as many newly-formed activist groups springing up to offer a new solution to the …

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Israel and Gaza exchange fire after IDF strike kills Islamic Jihad commander

The Jewish Chronicle, November 12, 2019
Yachad, the UK-based Jewish movement that campaigns for a two-state solution, said: “our thoughts and prayers are with the people on both sides of the Gaza border. Israelis deserve to live without being subjected to indiscriminate rocket fire. Both sides deserve to feel safe and secure.
“As tensions escalate between Israel and Gaza, it is important to remember that another round of violence will not make anyone safer, only brave political leadership …

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VIDEO: Watch the terrifying moment a rocket from Gaza hits a busy Israeli road

The Jewish News, November 12, 2019
Yachad UK, which campaigns for peace and against Israel’s presence in the West Bank said: “our thoughts and prayers are with the people on both sides of the Gaza border. Israelis deserve to live without being subjected to indiscriminate rocket fire. Both sides deserve to feel safe and secure.
“As tensions escalate between Israel and Gaza, it is important to remember that another round of violence will not make anyone safer, only brave political …

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What British Jews can learn from minorities in Israel

Yachad student Bea Mandelstam writes for The Jewish News about what British Jews can learn from minorities in Israel. When we talk about the relationship between diaspora Jews and Israel we almost always refer to the strong link between Jewish people around the globe and the world’s only Jewish state.
But as British Jews – a minority group in a democratic country – we also have much in common with minority groups in Israel. With the rising threats to our community  and other minorities …

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Behind closed doors: inside occupied Palestine

A blog from Debbie Shamir, a student at The University of Edinburgh, who wrote about lessons learnt from the recent Yachad Student Trip to Israel and the West Bank she attended.
October 28, 2019
This summer, I together with a group of British Jews spent five days exploring the complicated situation between Israel and Palestine. Despite the common misconception that all of Israel-Palestine is characterised by unsolvable conflict and violence, we spoke to several people and organisations who …

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Netanyahu runs out of rabbits to pull out his hat

By Stephen Oryszczuk, The Jewish News, September 18, 2019
In the UK, Zionist group Yachad said the result meant that Netanyahu was “not a magician,” adding: “Despite his advantages as incumbent and his ruthless campaign, including violations of Israeli election laws, he has no clear path to governing.”
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Wes Streeting: whether it’s on Israel or antisemitism, I get attacked by all sides

“The Ilford North MP tells a Yachad conference he is ‘dismayed by the quality of debate’ in the UK” Ben Weich, The Jewish Chronicle, September 12 2019 Wes Streeting has said his calls for targeted sanctions on settlements in response to the demolition of Palestinian villages was met with pushback and “constant arguments” by the Israeli embassy.
In a speech to a Yachad student conference in North West London on Thursday, the Ilford North MP spoke of the importance of …

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British Jewish groups criticise Netanyahu’s vow to annex part of West Bank

The Jewish News, September 11, 2019
Yachad, a Zionist group opposed to settlement expansion, said the announcement “shows the extent to which Netanyahu is willing to completely undermine the possibility of any kind of resolution to the Israel-Palestine conflict”.
A spokeswoman added that “annexation of the West Bank, partial or full, would make the State of Israel responsible for the daily lives of almost three million Palestinians living inside the West Bank”.
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Benjamin Netanyahu pledge to annex West Bank provokes international outrage

Ben Weich for the Jewish Chronicle, September 11, 2019
Yachad, a UK-based pro-peace group, warned that any annexation of the West Bank would make the Jewish State “responsible for the daily lives of almost three million Palestinians living inside the West Bank”.
It added: “Annexation will force Israel to face a stark choice. Either it grants full equality to all Palestinians living in the West Bank, transforming itself into a bi-national state without a Jewish majority, or it …

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