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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Professor Yuval Shany on Israel, Human Rights and Populism

Professor Yuval Shany’s talk on Israel, Human Rights and Populism is now available on UKLFI Charitable Trust’s YouTube channel. You can view it here:

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Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria and the Golan Heights – the Rights of the Jewish People

UKLFI Charitable Trust has added three new Powerpoint presentations on Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria and the Golan Heights to its Resources section on International Law. These three presentations were first presented by Jonathan Turner, Chief Executive of UKlFI Charitable Trust at Limmud in December 2018. The presentations are on Jerusalem

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Interactive Map of Labour Antisemitism Incidents

UKLFI Charitable Trust has added a new interactive map of antisemitic incidents that have happened within the Labour movement.  The map has been produced by Labour Against Antisemitism, and maps locations of  antisemitism outbreaks by Labour members and officials across the country, that have featured in the press since April

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UKFLI Charitable Trust has set up a new YouTube channel

UKLFI Charitable Trust has set up a new YouTube channel.  The first video we have posted is the talk by Martin Blecher on Israeli Settlements – Land Politics Beyond the Geneva Convention, which took place in London on 2 May 2019. The video can be seen here:  

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Justice Elyakim Rubinstein to speak about Current Legal Issues in Israel

UKLFI Charitable Trust is delighted to announce that Justice Elyakim Rubinstein will be speaking to UKLFI guests  at a breakfast talk  in Central London at 8.30am on Monday 25 February 2019. Justice Rubinstein has had a fascinating legal career: He was appointed Justice of the Supreme Court in Israel in 2004

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US State of Kentucky introduces anti-BDS Legislation

Kentucky has become the 26th US state to pass legislation that stops state resources from being used by companies that boycott Israeli products and services. In November 2018 Governor Matt Bevin signed an executive order requiring state contractors to promise that they don’t participate in the Israeli boycott, divestment and sanctions movement

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Historical report from 1945 shows Palestinian Arabs willingly transferred land to Jews

The Centre for Israel Education has released new documents regarding the transfer of land from Palestinian Arabs in the early 1940s. Map from 31 March 1945, showing Jewish owned land in Palestine in red These documents show that Arabs in Palestine willingly sold land to Zionists in the early 1940s,

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