Hannah Weisfeld
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Hannah Weisfeld is the director of Yachad . Yachad was created in 2011 to build support within Anglo-Jewry, though education, debate and advocacy for a two-state solution and an end to the occupation. Follow Yachad on twitter @YachadUK

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What We Do Not Say

(72) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 10:51 AM

To the Jewish community of the UK,

So much has been said by us in this past month, about the conflict that has raged between Israel and Gaza, not least in the past 24 hours. Last night, six of our communal organisations called a 'town hall' meeting...

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Outcry at Settlement Expansion in E1 Affirms Support for Israel

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2012 | 2:08 PM

Last Thursday the United Nations General Assembly voted to upgrade Palestine to an observer state. The vote passed with an overwhelming majority and Israel warned that it would retaliate with a series of punitive measures for what it perceived to be a unilateral Palestinian act.

These have...

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The Levy Committee: Who Are the Real Winners?

(444) Comments | Posted July 17, 2012 | 1:54 PM

Last week the Levy Committee, set up by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to examine the legal status of outposts in the West Bank, announced its findings. According to the committee the IV Geneva Convention does not apply to the West Bank and, therefore, Israel cannot be deemed...

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Supporting Upgrade in Palestine's Status

(130) Comments | Posted September 25, 2011 | 7:00 PM

In a world of 20 years ago, the Palestinian application for statehood at the United Nations would have presented a clear dividing line. Those that were 'friends' of Palestine would have voted in support, and those that were 'friends' of Israel, would have voted against. However, over past 10 years...

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