No longer on board
JfJfP does hold positions on the myriad, routine humiliations inflicted on the Palestinians; the 50-year-old Occupation; the contempt of Israel’s increasingly extremist government for decency and human rights; the fresh approval of wholesale expansion in settlements; the plans to celebrate the Balfour Declaration without the slightest recognition of the Palestinians’ huge losses; and the continuing violence.
These are painful issues for Jews in the UK, and we see care and sensitivity on all sides as essential to constructive discourse. For example, we are sadly accustomed to sweeping For the executive committee, Jews for Justice for Palestinians
I have been very proud to have been associated with All Aboard since its foundation 30 years ago and that it has been responsible for providing substantial funds to British Jewish charities.
However, I am unable to accept that the shops should open and trade on Shabbat and accordingly resigned my association with All
In that vein, I would ask “how can any Israeli Leader enter into negotiations, and engage in any form of discussion, with Palestinian and many of the Middle East Arab leaders, who do not recognise the state of Israel. Some, worse still, are committed to wiping Israel off the map and seeking to kill all Jews in Israel. Stephen Miller, Hertfordshire WD6