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ZF Statement on ICC with resources and articles

ZF Statement on ICC with resources and articles

On 5 February 2021, Pre Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in a majority decision, ruled that the ICC is permitted to exercise jurisdiction over events occurring in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) and Gaza Strip, thus de facto “green...

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Statement from the ZF’s Attorney

Statement from the ZF’s Attorney

Statement by Julian Hunt, Attorney to the Zionist Federation February 5th, 2021 This statement follows a Tweet by Na’amod : British Jews Against Occupation, on 1st February 2021. The Tweet is factually incorrect. I have the full support of the ZF board in writing this...

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Israel, its vaccination programme and the smears

Israel, its vaccination programme and the smears

Over the past few weeks, the British and international media have published articles regarding Israel's roll-out of its vaccination programme. Many of those articles have praised Israel for the speed with which it managed to quickly vaccinate so many with the first...

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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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