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When Two Sirs Don’t Get It Right

When Two Sirs Don’t Get It Right

On the 20th January 2021, the Telegraph published a letter from Sir Nicholas Soames and Sir Alan Duncan regarding #Israel and the misguided assertion that it is illegally withholding the COVID19 vaccine from the Palestinians in the WestBank. You can read their letter...

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The apartheid slur peddled by B’tselem

The apartheid slur peddled by B’tselem

On the 12th January 2021, the Guardian published an op-ed in which the head of the anti-Israel NGO B’tselem asserts that “We are Israel’s largest human rights group – and we are calling this apartheid”. See following statement from ZF Chairman Paul Charney, some of...

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Morocco joins the circle of the Abraham Accords

Morocco joins the circle of the Abraham Accords

Yesterday, on the eve of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, another light was lit as Morocco agreed to normalise ties with Israel, making it the fourth Arab state to do so this year. ZF Chairman Paul Charney made the following statement: Morocco joins the circle...

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Another Textbook, Another Victory!

Another Textbook, Another Victory!

Last month, it was brought to our attention that an AS and A-Level Geography textbook, published by Hodder Education, listed and referred to "Occupied Palestinian Territory" as a country. The textbook is “Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography second...

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Significant news snippets from Israel

Significant news snippets from Israel

This week has seen two very significant statements from the United States, made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. 1) The BDS movement is Antisemitic This week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that the United States will recognise the Boycott, Divestment...

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So let it be written, so let it be done

So let it be written, so let it be done

Last week, on 15th September 2020, Peace was signed and sealed at the White House as US President Donald Trump hosted the signing ceremony on the White House South Lawn where Israel signed a peace treaty, - the Abraham Accords, with the UAE and a declaration of peace...

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Recognising Jerusalem’s importance to Israel

Recognising Jerusalem’s importance to Israel

This past week has seen several countries reaching out to Israel to formalise ties, recognise Jerusalem as its capital and pledge to open diplomatic missions there. Serbia announced its intention to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, whilst Kosovo and Israel agreed to...

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This week in Israel: News Brief by James Jeremy Marlow

This week in Israel: News Brief by James Jeremy Marlow

This Israel News Brief is brought to you by James Jeremy Marlow, former Head of Comms & Press at EU Parliament, Broadcast Journalist, Media Trainer and Consultant and a valued supporter of the ZF who has spoken at several ZF events. Please note that this news...

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Israel and the UAE – ZF chairman Paul Charney’s statement

Israel and the UAE – ZF chairman Paul Charney’s statement

Criticise Israel at your peril; only Israel can forge peace in the Middle East Those who publicly criticised the Israel Government over the issue of annexation have been proven wrong - unilateralism can and does work. The result is the third peace treaty between...

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Normalising diplomatic relations: Israel and the UAE

Normalising diplomatic relations: Israel and the UAE

For many, yesterday’s news about the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel establishing official ties came out of the blue. This historic agreement has largely attracted praise from across the world - including such countries as Egypt, Oman and Bahrain - with US...

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EU review of Palestinian textbooks: a comedy of errors

EU review of Palestinian textbooks: a comedy of errors

In April 2019, the Institute for Monitoring of Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se) issued a comprehensive report of their assessment of textbooks from the Palestinian school curriculum being taught in Judea and Samaria / the West Bank, Gaza,...

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Shining a spotlight on Samidoun.

Shining a spotlight on Samidoun.

This coming weekend, an organisation by the name of ‘Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network’ (Samidoun) is co-hosting an event entitled “Speak Out For Palestinian Resistance” The co-hosts are an assortment of charmers, amongst them ‘Victory for the Intifada’...

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