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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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Health Secretary, please make our summer youth camps viable!

Health Secretary, please make our summer youth camps viable!

This week, in support of Jewish Zionist youth groups, and indeed all youth groups in the UK, ZF acting Chair Richard P Woolf wrote to Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, asking him to increase capacity for residential youth camps this...

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What Happens in Israel Does Not Stay in Israel

What Happens in Israel Does Not Stay in Israel

This blog is written by Barbara Goldberg, Chair of the Advocacy and Communications Committee of the National Council of the Zionist Federation of the UK and Ireland (ZF) Many British Jews, will have been conflicted by recent developments in Israel, and in the UK, and...

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ZF Israeli Political Update

ZF Israeli Political Update

Following over two years of political deadlock, Israel is edging towards the formation of a new unity government which would replace current Prime Minister, Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu of the Likud party. Formally led by centrist Yair Lapid of the Yesh Atid party, it...

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