Marc Polonsky appointed as Trustee of UKFLI Charitable Trust

UKLFI Charitable Trust is delighted to announce that Marc Polonsky has been appointed as a new trustee. Marc Polonsky is a retired partner of counsel with the international law firm White & Case, where his practice focused on investment in the former Soviet Union. He teaches English law and legal

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UKLFI launches series of San Remo Centenary talks on video

This week is the Centenary of the San Remo Conference of 1920, which took place from 19 to 26 April 2020.  This was an even more important step in the creation of the modern State of Israel than the Balfour Declaration. At this conference the Allied powers agreed on the future

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UKLFI disputes the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court – New Video

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is considering whether it has territorial jurisdiction over East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip on the ground that they are the territory of a supposed state of Palestine. UKLFI  has produced a short video,  in which Jonathan Turner, chief executive of UKLFI, summarizes

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San Remo Centenary Celebration on 26 April 2020 now POSTPONED

UKLFI Charitable Trust was organising a celebration of the The San Remo Centenary  on Sunday 26 April 2020 from 3.30pm to 9pm in North West London.  This has now been postponed due to the Coronovirus Pandemic and will be re-staged at a later date.  The San Remo Conference, from 19 to 26 April

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Labour and Antisemitism – where do we go from here?

UKLFI hosted a discussion with Euan Philipps, spokesperson of Labour Against Antisemitism (LAAS), Emma Picken, member of LAAS and Daniel Ornstein, Employment and Discrimination lawyer, discussed Labour and Antisemitism.   The event , which took place on 21 January 2020, was chaired by TV, radio presenter and Podcaster, Jonny Gould.   A

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Whose Land? now available to view, in ten episodes

Whose Land?  is a documentary, produced and directed by Hugh Kitson and narrated by Colonel Richard Kemp, which examines the claims to the Land of Israel, through the eyes of historians and international lawyers.    The film,  covers the history of the Jewish land, from the time of antiquity, through the

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Regavim Talk

Naomi Linder Kahn gave an intelligent and interesting talk about the work of Regavim at a UKLFI Charitable Trust meeting on 1 December 2019.  Regavim is a small Israeli NGO which monitors illegal building and illegal use of land both within and beyond the Green Line, so that it can

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New Appointments at UKLFI Charitable Trust

UKLFI Charitable Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Susan Storring and Caroline Kendal as new Trustees.   Susan Storring Susan is originally from Montreal, but has lived in London since 1972. After studying at McGill and Chicago Universities, she trained as a Psycho-analytic Child Psychotherapist at the Tavistock

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Statement from UKLFI Charitable Trust regarding REGAVIM

The talk by Naomi Linder Kahn of the Israeli NGO, Regavim, scheduled for 1 September 2019 has been postponed, so that proper security measures can be put into place.   This comes after a consortium of BDS activists and anti-Israel groups planned a mass demonstration at the event. Since there has

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New Legal Resources

We are adding to our Legal Resources on this website.  Here are some links to interesting recently published articles, legislation and other resources.   Acceptance of Israel by Arab countries An assessment of the relations between Israel and the UAE, how official policy and population attitudes differ, and how Expo

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