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An evening with Her Excellency, Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely

An evening with Her Excellency, Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely

Blog post by ZF Vice-Chair, Robert Festenstein It has been a year since Her Excellency Tzipi Hotovely, took up her appointment as Ambassador for the State of Israel to the Court of St James’s, and last night was the first time Mrs Hotovely was able to attend a meeting...

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Zionist Federation statement on Antisemitism in Ireland

Zionist Federation statement on Antisemitism in Ireland

14th October 2021 The recent attention heaped upon author Sally Rooney’s refusal to publish her book in Hebrew with the publisher which printed her first two novels brings into question, not only the equity, wisdom and value of cultural boycotts, but also the question...

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ZF statement on Ben & Jerry’s decision to boycott

ZF statement on Ben & Jerry’s decision to boycott

STATEMENT FROM THE ZIONIST FEDERATION OF UK & IRELAND FOLLOWING BEN & JERRY'S ANNOUNCEMENT 23.07.2021 We, the Zionist Federation of UK and Ireland are profoundly concerned at the boycott introduced by Ben & Jerry. The Israeli licensee of Ben & Jerry's...

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Ben and Jerry’s – a rundown

Ben and Jerry’s – a rundown

On Monday, 19th July 2021, the US-based ice cream company Ben & Jerry's, acquired by Unilever in 2000, announced via Twitter that it "will end sales of our ice cream in the Occupied Palestinian Territory." Additionally, Ben & Jerry's have confirmed that they...

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ZF statement on report into Palestinian Authority textbooks

ZF statement on report into Palestinian Authority textbooks

Following the long-awaited EU-commissioned report into the Palestinian Authority's school curriculum textbooks, ZF Acting Chair, Richard P Woolf's statement follows: “The ZF welcomes the publication of the EU-commissioned George Eckert Institute report into the...

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UK confirms it will NOT attend the Durban IV conference

UK confirms it will NOT attend the Durban IV conference

Following today's announcement from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office that the UK will not be attending the 'Durban IV' conference commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 2001 UN's conference against racism which quickly turned into an antisemitic...

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