Sheikh Jarrah: The Property Dispute.

Video and Transcript of webinar now available. Arabs have rioted in Jerusalem and Israel has been blamed. A Jewish organisation is seeking the eviction of Palestinians occupying some buildings in the Shimon haTzadik neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah a short distance north of the Old City in Jerusalem. UKLFI Charitable Trust

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UKLFI Charitable Trust response to Law Commission Consultation on Hate Crime

Zionism should be protected as a religious or philosophical belief UKLFI Charitable Trust has argued that Zionism should be protected as a religious or philosophical belief in its response to a Consultation on hate crimes by the Law Commission for England and Wales. The Law Commission is a statutory body

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Appeal Panel recommends investigation into “toxic, antisemitic environment” at SOAS

Student antisemitism victim receives £15,000 compensation from SOAS An Appeal Panel appointed by the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University (SOAS) to consider a student’s complaint has recommended that there should be an independent investigation into whether there was a toxic, antisemitic environment and institutional antisemitism at

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Move to retract UCL’s adoption of IHRA definition of antisemitism

Some academics at University College London (UCL) are pushing to retract the University’s adoption of the IHRA definition of antisemitism. A vote of the advisory Academic Board, which was to take place on 16 December, has been rescheduled for January “to allow proper debate”. The Academic Board previously set up a

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Nazim Ali Case referred to the High Court

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) has decided that the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee erred in its approach to a charge that comments made by Mr Nazim Ali were antisemitic and has referred the decision to the High Court. Nazim Ali is the pharmacist who told the baying

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Attempts to intimidate Jewish students at Warwick University rebuffed

Attempts to deter Jewish students from complaining about antisemitism at Warwick University have been rebuffed, with the assistance of UKLFI Charitable Trust. Three disciplinary charges against a Jewish student who complained about antisemitism have been dropped with no action being taken. Warwick University Rootes Building by Kyrosho, Wiki Commons In

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Professional Standards Authority notified of Serious Concerns about Nazim Ali Decision

The Professional Standards Authority has been notified of serious concerns about the decision of the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee regarding Nazim Ali. Nazim Ali is the pharmacist who said that Zionist supporters of the Tory party were responsible for the murder of people in the Grenfell Tower

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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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