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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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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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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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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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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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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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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