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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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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

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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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The Place of Zionism in Jewish Life
A panel discussion with

Professor Yakov Rabkin, Rabbi Danny Rich, Chief Executive of Liberal Judaism, Dr Brian Klug, Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy at St Benet’s Hall Oxford

On Monday, May 23, at 7.00pm

The Montagu Centre, 21 Maple Street, London, W1T 4BE

Yakov Rabkin is a Professor at the University of Montreal where he has taught contemporary Jewish history, Soviet history and the history of science since 1973. His book A Threat from Within: A History of Jewish Opposition to Zionism (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006) has been translated into eleven languages, listed as best non-fiction book in 2010 in Japan and nominated for Canada’s Governor-General Award and for the Hecht Prize in Israel.

There will be light refreshments

Prof Rabkin is also speaking in:

Cambridge, on Israel’s Reaction to Recent Developments in Arab Countries
Tuesday, 17 May at 8.00pm
Lucy Cavendish College, Lady Margaret Road, Cambridge CB3 0BU
Liverpool on The Spectre of Anti-Semitism in Debates about Israel
Wednesday, 18 May at 7.30pm
Friends Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT
Organised by Merseyside Jews for Peace and Justice

Brighton-Hove on Israel’s Reactions to Recent Turmoil in Arab Countries
Thursday, 19th May at 7.30pm
Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, 6 Lansdowne Road Hove BN3 1FF

Coventry on The Spectre of Antisemitism in Debates about Israel
Tuesday, 24 May at 6.30pm
University of Warwick, Zeeman Building, Lecture Theatre MS.01
Organised by Justice for Palestinians-West Midlands

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