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November 16 2016

Israeli Ambassador Mark Regev speaks to an audience in the South West on religious pluralism in Israel

ambassador regevIsraeli Ambassador and former spokesman for the Prime Minister of Israel, Mark Regev, gave a talk on Israel’s record in religious and racial pluralism, to an audience in the South West on November 16. He discussed Israel’s achievements in this area and also the challenges it faces going forward
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August 15 2016

Israelite Samaritan Benyamim Tsedaka speaks to an audience in Bath about his people and heritage

benny tsedakaBenyamim (Benny) Tsedaka is an Israelite Samaritan who can trace his ancestry back 125 generations in the land of Israel, and a historian specializing on the people of Israel. He spoke passionately about the ancient heritage of his people and their lives in the modern day to a rapt Bath audience on Monday.
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June 19 2016

Luke Akehurst of We Believe in Israel speaks to a Bristol audience about the nature of boycotts against Israel

we believeLuke Akehurst, the director of We Believe in Israel, a prominent and successful national pro-Israel organization, spoke to an audience of supporters in Bristol on Sunday. He discussed the ideologies at play behind the scenes of the Boycott, Divest, Sanctions (BDS) movement…
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March 15 2016

Press Spokesperson for the Israeli Embassy Yiftah Curiel speaks about media bias to an audience in the South West

yiftah curielOn Tuesday, Press Spokesperson for the Israeli Embassy Yiftah Curiel addressed a local audience on the bias against Israel in the mainstream media and his efforts to correct it.
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March 12 2016

Two Ethiopian Israelis share their personal stories with WEFI at Bristol synagogue

dekelandshlomitDekel Akela and Shlomit Zinba are touring the UK from IDC Herzilya where they are both students. We invited them to Bristol’s Progressive synagogue on Saturday to share their stories with the congregation.
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February 28 2016

Merseyside Friends of Israel’s inaugural conference shows the need – and success – of Israel advocacy

mfiSeveral prominent figures in the Israel advocacy movement and other fields spoke at a conference in Liverpool on Sunday hosted by Merseyside Friends of Israel.
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February 25 2016

Wales Friends of Israel off to a promising start

Wales Friends of Israel held its inaugural meeting tonight, which Newport had the honor of hosting. It set out WFI’s aims and the means to attaining them.
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November 25 2015

Acting Ambassador Eitan Na’eh speaks at several locations in the South West

amb naehMr Eitan Na’eh is Acting Ambassador between Daniel Taub leaving in July and Mr Mark Regev arriving as Ambassador.  On Wednesday, Mr Na’eh was well received in two local universities and by a mostly Christian audience of about a hundred people.
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November 25 2015

West of England Friends of Israel meets with Acting Ambassador Eitan Na’eh

amb naehWednesday night West of England Friends of Israel was delighted to host Eitan Na’eh, Acting Israeli Ambassador to the UK. Mr Na’eh is standing in for Mark Regev until Mr Regev arrives in the UK to officially begin the role.
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November 12 2015

Q & A with Friends of Israel Educational Foundation

foief logo small WEFI attended a question and answer session run by the Friends of Israel Educational Foundation, and hosted by the River. Answering the questions were two Israelis recently graduated from high school, Ilana Ushomirsky and Roi Nachlieli, both 18. Read more…