LFI host Parliamentary briefing on Israel’s vaccine roll-out

Labour Friends of Israel were delighted to host a parliamentary briefing on Israel’s vaccine roll-out and what lessons the UK can learn from it. The speakers at the event were Dr Asher Shalmon, Director of the International Relations Division in Israel’s Ministry of Health, senior member of the COVID-19 Emergency Response Team and Dr Adam Cutler, Deputy Head of the Division of International Relations[…]

LFI Chair: We must suspend aid that finances hate-filled curriculum

Labour Friends of Israel Chair Steve McCabe MP has written for Jewish News. Click here to read the original. Britain is a long-standing advocate of  a two-state solution, but its funding for these lessons in hate undermines this. We should support efforts to bring about peace, reconciliation and coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians. Instead, UK[…]

Upcoming Webinar – Israel’s fourth election in two years: A discussion with David Horovitz

  Labour Friends of Israel are delighted to be hosting a webinar on the upcoming Israeli election with David Horovitz, founding editor of the Times of Israel, on Wednesday 10 March 7:00-8:00pm. On March 23 Israelis will head to the polls for their fourth general election in less than two years. With big issues from the[…]

LFI officers speak in Holocaust Memorial Day Debate

LFI chair Steve McCabe MP and LFI Parliamentary Officers took part in a debate marking Holocaust Memorial Day in the House of Commons on Thursday 28 January. This annual debate is an opportunity for Parliamentarians from across the House to unite in remembering the victims, honouring survivors, and remembering where antisemitism, racism and hate can[…]

LFI Director: How the British left can learn from Biden and Harris

Labour Friends of Israel Director Michael Rubin has written for LabourList, click here to read the original. The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris was a tremendous day for the world. Donald Trump was a disaster, not just for America, but globally. His vile, divisive and racist politics caused chaos and ruin domestically and[…]

Work for LFI: Parliamentary Affairs and Research Manager

Job Title: Parliamentary Affairs and Research Manager Working For: Labour Friends of Israel Location: London Salary: £25,000 – £28,000 dependent on experience Closing Date: Monday 1st February Job Details Full-time. 12 month, fixed-term contract. Labour Friends of Israel seeks an experienced individual to manage the organisation’s parliamentary and political work, as well as to produce[…]

LFI Chair Steve McCabe MP Speaks in Parliamentary Global Britain Debate

On Monday 11 January LFI Chair Steve McCabe spoke during a Global Britain debate which took place in the main chamber at the House of Commons. Steve urged the Government to support the International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace. Steve said the Fund, which has been pioneered by the Alliance for Middle East Peace and will provide support for non-governmental organisations[…]

LFI Join UK–Israel Knesset Friendship Group for Chanukah Candle Lighting Event

On Tuesday 15 December, LFI parliamentarians joined members of the UK-Israel Knesset Friendship Group for a special cross-party Zoom event in which candles were lit for the sixth night of Chanukah. Before the candle lighting ceremony, the event heard comments from former Attorney General and former Deputy President of the Supreme Court Elyakim Rubinstein about[…]

LFI Hosts Parliamentary Briefing with ALLMEP

  On Tuesday November 17th LFI hosted a parliamentary briefing with John Lyndon, Executive Director of ALLMEP, the Alliance for Middle East Peace. ALLMEP is a coalition of over 125 organisations—and tens of thousands of Palestinians and Israelis—building people-to-people cooperation, coexistence, equality, shared society, mutual understanding, and peace among their communities. The briefing was a unique[…]