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04 May: Against the resort to denigration of Israel’s critics


23 Dec: JfJfP policy statement on BDS

14 Nov: Letter to the Guardian about the Board of Deputies

11 Nov: UK ban on visiting Palestinian mental health workers

20 Oct: letter in the Guardian

13 Sep: Rosh Hashanah greetings

21 Aug: JfJfP on Jeremy Corbyn

29 July: Letter to Evening Standard about its shoddy reporting

24 April: Letter to FIFA about Israeli football

15 April: Letter re Ed Miliband and Israel

11 Jan: Letter to the Guardian in response to Jonathan Freedland on Charlie Hebdo


15 Dec: Chanukah: Celebrating the miracle of holy oil not military power

1 Dec: Executive statement on bill to make Israel the nation state of the Jewish people

25 Nov: Submission to All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism

7 Sept: JfJfP Executive statement on Antisemitism

3 Aug: Urgent disclaimer

19 June Statement on the three kidnapped teenagers

25 April: Exec statement on Yarmouk

28 Mar: EJJP letter in support of Dutch pension fund PGGM's decision to divest from Israeli banks

24 Jan: Support for Riba resolution

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November: Press release, letter to the Times and advert in the Independent on the Prawer Plan

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September: JfJfP/EJJP on the EU guidelines with regard to Israel

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2nd June: A light unto nations? - a leaflet for distribution at the "Closer to Israel" rally in London

24 Jan: Letter re the 1923 San Remo convention

18 Jan: In Support of Bab al-Shams

17 Jan: Letter to Camden New Journal about Veolia

11 Jan: JfJfP supports public letter to President Obama

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Antony Lerman, Seth Freedman, Brian Klug / Ahmadinejad and Durban II


Antony Lerman Ahmadinejad, Durban and another fine mess

Iran’s president may have derailed the UN meeting. But rather than walk out, delegates should have stayed to argue their case

“A mess, and doomed, it may well be. But the boycotts by the US, Canada, Israel, Italy and others only hand a kind of victory on a plate to those who want to hijack the conference for their own, narrow political purposes.

Seth Freedman Durban II: Ahmadinejad’s charade

Antony Lerman is wrong – the Iranian leader’s presence discredited this racism conference and betrayed the Palestinians

“The worst part about Ahmadinejad’s insidious performance is that once the vile rhetoric and ramped-up conjecture is stripped away, much of his take on the plight of the Palestinian people is correct, and it does need to be said – just not by a bloodthirsty, Holocaust-denying hypocrite whose own hands are steeped in the blood of domestic dissidents in Tehran.”

Brian Klug Standing up against antisemitism

Ahmadinejad’s attack on Zionism at the Durban conference was in a long antisemitic tradition. Delegates were right to walk out

“Bigotry, whether aimed at Jews or others, should never be shown respect. Which is why those delegates, snubbing the man as he spoke, were right to walk – especially at a UN conference against racism.”

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