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Standing against hatred and terror

On Sunday 2ndJune 2019, the Zionist Federation (ZF) organised a static counter demo to the annual Al Quds Day “parade”, supported by the Board of Deputies, the Jewish Leadership Council, Sussex Friends of Israel, North West Friends of Israel, Israel Advocacy...

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Welcoming Britain’s new Ambassador to Israel

On Tuesday evening, 4thJune, the Zionist Federation held a ‘meet and greet’ for the new British Ambassador to Israel, Neil Wigan. This will be Mr Wigan’s third ambassadorship, having served as British Ambassador to Somalia, from June 2013 to July 2015, and British...

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Celebrating 71 years of modern Israel

Ha’kol ihiyeh be’seder / Everything will be ok. So it was sung and so it came to be. On Thursday 9th May, the ZF and JNF UK hosted London’s biggest celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut – Israel’s Independence Day. And everything was ok. In fact, everything was great. From...

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Refuting the hate

On the 18th April, the Camden New Journal published a letter signed by members of the Camden Branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign. The PSC, never ones to miss an opportunity to misrepresent and slander Israel, were bemoaning the fact that the JW3 centre...

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Celebrating Israel’s 71st Independence Day

The ZF & JNF UK join together to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut 2019 Join us as we celebrate Israel's 71st birthday – enjoy special performances from Café Shahor Hazak, Guy Barzilay, celebrity magician Nick Crown and more. You'll even have the opportunity to capture the...

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The Z’s Israel Election Night event

Last Tuesday, 9thApril, the ZF held its ‘Israel Election Night’ event in Borehamwood. Starting about half an hour before the exit polls started to come in from Israel, the audience were briefed by panellists James Marlow who writes for the Jewish Weekly, and Robin...

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The Times, Madonna and Eurovision 2019

On the 10th April 2019, The Times newspaper had, at best, a misleading front page headline regarding Madonna's performance at this year's Eurovision Contest in Tel Aviv on May 18th. Read our. response by clicking here or read the text below. The letter has been sent...

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Thirty seven years waiting

On June 11th 1982, a battle ensued between the IDF and Syrian & Palestinian forces close to Sultan Yaqub, a Lebanese village. There was a Syrian ambush in the dark and during the battle, six Israeli soldiers went missing. Three of them have since been returned to...

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ZF Responds to British Museum Exhibit

The ZF recently became aware of an egregious exhibit within the British Museum's current exhibition entitled “The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard”, showcasing artists’ postcards from 1960 to now and has written to the British Museum, details of which can be read...

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2019 Lobby Day for Israel

On 6th March 2019, the ZF, in partnership with Christian Friends of Israel (CFI) were proud to host their twelfth annual Lobby Day for Israel in Parliament. The theme of this year's Lobby was Israel's Forgotten Children - the soldiers whose bodies are being held by...

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Hearing from an unsung hero

This past week, guests at the ZF's Annual Dinner, together with audiences around the UK, were both fortunate and honoured to hear first-hand from the unsung hero who headed up Israel's humanitarian operation for the men, women and children in Syria who, fleeing from...

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ZF Hosts Election Panel Event

This week, the ZF hosted a panel event on the Israeli elections which included representatives from the political right and left as well as expert analysis from the UK and Israel. The Panel included Meretz UK's acting Director Lawrence Joffe, Likud-Herut UK's chairman...

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