UK publisher and bookseller remove anti-Israel book from websites

The UK publisher of a children’s book which deleted Israel from a map of the Middle East has now pulled the book from its website,  and a bookseller has removed the book from its lists following accusations that the book is misleading and biased. The book, Amazing Women of the

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Children’s Book Deletes Israel from the Middle East

A children’s book about “Amazing”  Middle Eastern women has replaced Israel as a Middle Eastern country with Palestine and excluded Jews and Israelis from its selection of women. UK Lawyers for Israel has called for the publishers to withdraw and amend the book. The book,  entitled “Amazing Women of the

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Palestinian Judo Federation reported for honouring Algerian player who boycotted Israel

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has reported the Palestinian Judo Federation and its Chairman to the Disciplinary Committee of the International Judo Federation for organising a ceremony honouring an Algerian judo player who boycotted Israel. UK Lawyers for Israel is a voluntary association of lawyers which invokes rules and laws

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BBC accused of breaking the law in its Chanukah Bus report

The BBC has been accused of breaking the law in its reporting of the antisemitic abuse of a party of Jewish teenagers and others who were celebrating Chanukah in Oxford Street on 29 November 2021. Some passengers on the bus carrying the party have been assisted by UKLFI Charitable Trust

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Jeremy Sher appointed trustee of UKLFI Charitable Trust

UKLFI Charitable Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Jeremy Sher as a new Trustee. Jeremy is an international disputes lawyer and partner of a global law firm.  His experience spans litigation, arbitration and regulatory and compliance issues. His work frequently has a cross-border element or reputational implications. Jeremy’s

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Al Hiwar TV Channel Reported to Ofcom and the Police

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has reported Al Hiwar TV station to Ofcom (the UK broadcasting regulator) for breaching its code by referring to the terrorist who murdered Eliyahu Kay as a “martyr”. UKLFI has also reported the Al Hiwar channel to the UK police, for breaching UK anti-terrorism legislation.

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Big Four Auditors ditch Israeli designated organisations

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Ernst & Young (EY) have both confirmed that they are no longer auditing two NGOs that were recently designated as terrorist organisations by Israel. EY is no longer auditing the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), even though it only took over the contract in May 2019

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