This story originally appeared in the Jewish Chronicle.  The Labour Friends of Israel group has trebled the number of Parliamentary supporters backing its work, as moderate MPs rebelled against Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the party. More than 65 MPs have pledged to back the group – more than when Labour was led by pro-Israel prime ministers Read More →


LFI Parliamentary Supporter has written to Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel regarding the Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and Palestinian Authority that governs DFID’s aid to the PA. You can read the letter here.


Russia waded into the dense diplomatic waters of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process this week. Moscow’s intervention came in the form of a proposed meeting between Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The move sought to reignite the dormant peace process by bringing the two leaders together for the first substantial Read More →

Palestinian elections widely seen as legitimate for president an

Palestinian local elections are due to take place in the West Bank and Gaza on October 8th, where ballots will be held in 391 municipalities in the West Bank and 25 municipalities in Gaza. These are, however, no ordinary local elections. In a surprise announcement, Hamas announced they would be participating in these elections and Read More →

Jennifer Gerber LFI Director said: “Jeremy Corbyn’s decision  to nominate Shami Chakrabarti for a peerage clearly undermines the independence of her inquiry and raises further questions about the seriousness of his commitment to ridding the Labour Party of the scourge of anti-Semitism”.

LFI Director, Jennifer Gerber said: “It’s disgusting that money intended to feed and support the people of Gaza has been hijacked by Hamas to buy rockets and build terror tunnels. It once again shows the complete disdain Hamas have for the people of Gaza and that their priority is the destruction of Israel rather than Read More →

iran deal

The Iran nuclear deal was designed to reduce Iran’s nuclear capabilities by increasing the amount of time it would take Iran to develop a nuclear bomb. When the deal was signed, it was believed Iran was only months or weeks away from developing enough nuclear material for a functioning nuclear weapon. Under the deal signed Read More →

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