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.  

Tributes to ‘champion of peace’ Alistair Burt MP, who won’t stand for reelection

The Jewish News, September 4, 2019
Zionist pro-peace group Yachad said it was “sad to hear” that the Conservative North East Bedfordshire MP would not stand again, after voting against the Government over Brexit on Tuesday. He has since had the whip withdrawn. “Alistair has been a thoughtful and highly respected MP who was always a brilliant champion of peace and security for both Israelis and Palestinians,” said Yachad. “He will be missed by all those who work to promote a political …

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UK Lawyers For Israel postpone controversial speaker amid threat of protests

Benjamin Salmon at The Jewish Chronicle, August 29, 2019
Yachad, a British group which promotes a two-state solution, welcomed the news saying: “We are glad to see the planned London event with the extremist settler group Regavim is now postponed.
“There is no place in our community for an extremist settler group like Regavim, nor for its fanatical ideology.”
Former Board of Deputies President Vivian Wineman also criticised UKLFI in a Facebook post for its decision to host …

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Controversial pro-settlement group has London event postponed

The Jewish News, August 28, 2019
British Zionist group Yachad said it was “glad to see the event is now postponed… We welcome UKLFI’s decision after listening to the community’s concerns, and invite them to think again about offering a platform to Regavim.”
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Israeli teenager killed, brother and father seriously wounded in West Bank explosion

The Jewish Chronicle, August 23, 2019
A spokesperson for the UK-based lobby group Yachad said: “At this difficult time, our thoughts are with the Shnerb family and their loved ones.
“This morning’s attack is what the ‘status quo’ in the region looks like. How many more people need to fall victim to this conflict for the leadership to take bold actions for peace?”
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Banning Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib shows Israel has no vision for peace

Our deputy director, Maya Ilany, explains in the Jewish Chronicle why Benjamin Netanyahu, who prides himself on engaging with controversial leaders, would deny representatives from Israel’s greatest ally
August 22, 2019
The truth is that a visit to the region could have been an opportunity for the congresswomen to meet Israelis and Palestinians whose daily lives are impacted by the conflict and occupation, hear from them about their hopes and fears, and see the situation on the ground as …

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Controversial pro-settlement group invited to London

The Jewish News, 15 August 2019 A spokeswoman for Yachad said Regavim “claims to act in the name of Judaism, but in truth its ideology has nothing to do with the peace-seeking Judaism our community believes in. Instead of offering them a platform, our community should reject Regavim and call out its ideology.”
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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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