Webinar: Deir Yassin: A Question of Evidence

UKLFI Charitable Trust invites you to a webinar on Deir Yassin – A Question of Evidence with Prof Eliezer Tauber and chaired by Natasha Hausdorff on Sunday 29 May 2022 at 5pm UK time (7pm Israel, 6pm Europe, 12 noon US East Coast, 9am US West Coast) Professor Eliezer Tauber

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Webinar on The Alleged Attack on Al Aqsa

  UKLFI Charitable Trust hosted a webinar on The Alleged Attack on Al Aqsa, with Adv. Yifa Segal,  International Director of UKLFI and Natasha Hausdorff on Sunday 8th May. Is Al Aqsa really being threatened? Are any legal rights being violated? Who holds the legal responsibility and what is it

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NUS asked to sanction incoming President for breach of its antisemitism policy

UKLFI wrote to the National Union of Students (NUS) earlier this month, to warn them of incendiary views expressed by the incoming National President, Shaima Dallali, in statements on Twitter and elsewhere.  UKLFI strongly believes the statements are contrary to NUS policy. UKLFI considers these statements are antisemitic when judged

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UKLFI makes submission to antisemitism taskforce

UKLFI has submitted a note on antisemitism at universities and schools and the factors promoting it to the task force that has been set up to root out antisemitism in education in England at all levels. UKLFI has extensive experience of countering antisemitism at universities and schools over the past

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Adv. Yifa Segal appointed as International Director

We are delighted to announce that Adv. Yifa Segal has been appointed as International Director of UKLFI. She was previously the Chief of Staff of the Ambassador of Israel to the United States. In 2015 she established the International Legal Forum (ILF) and was Chair and CEO of the organization

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Pensions Advisory Board rebuffs UN Rapporteur interference

The Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) Advisory Board (LGPSAB) has rebuffed interference by UN Special Rapporteur, Michael Lynk, characterising statements made in his letters to Chairs of LGPS Committees as “assertions and misrepresentations” requiring clarification and correction.The Board has not held a further meeting with Mr Lynk as had been

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Webinar on Iran and the Balance of Power in the Middle East

UKLFI Charitable Trust hosted a webinar on Iran and the Balance of Power in the Middle East with Prof Shaul Chorev and Dr Efrat Sopher. The chair is  Natasha Hausdorff. It took place on Sunday 1st May. This webinar discusses one of the most important issues facing Israel and Middle

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New Task Force established to root out antisemitism in education at all levels  

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Antisemitism heard testimony in March 2022 from Jewish university students about their experiences of antisemitic and anti-zionist harassment at universities. This followed a request by Mrs Susan Storring, a Trustee of UKLFI Charitable Trust, to her MP, Theresa Villiers, a Vice Chair of

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Brunel removes anti-Israel article from occupational therapy course

The Dean of Brunel University’s College of Health has assured students that an anti-Israel article recommended as reading material in an occupational therapy course will not be used again. This follows a complaint by first year occupational therapy students at Brunel University, assisted by UKLFI,  who were upset and insulted

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Designated Palestinian NGO  awarded  prize by UK Refugees charity  

A Palestinian NGO, designated by Israel last year,  has won a £25,000 prize from Ockenden International, a UK based Refugees charity. The Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) is one of four winners of the Ockenden Prize for refugee and/or displaced people projects. The chairman of Ockenden’s  2022 judging panel

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