Wednesday, December 12, 2018

"As Director of We Believe in Israel, I travel the country meeting people who care deeply about Israel and Israelis. Every day they are faced with a new reality where the tone and tactics of people who dislike Israel has become increasingly unpleasant and bullying. This goes way beyond campaigning for peace or for the rights of the Palestinians." Read more...>>>

- Luke Akehurst, Director, We Believe in Israel

Personal Stories

Personal Stories

It’s Friday 13th. I’m in the middle of the anti-Trump rally in Trafalgar Square. I’m here because the President of the United States is a sexual...

Note: The following piece was originally published in The Telegraph on 7 February 2016.   A university student’s greatest fear should be that they get called out...

No individual should be silenced because of their nationality. At universities, especially, where communities are as diverse as their political opinions, it should be...

I attended the recent Wales v Israel Women's Euro 2017 qualifier match at Rodney Parade Ground, Newport, South Wales. I was aware that the...

I was delighted as part of We Believe in Israel to support the Shalom Festival, which highlighted how Israel’s vibrant culture builds bridges and...

I was proud to be one of over 500 at the counter-protest against the forces of hate gathered at the Al Quds Day rally...

On 25 May, I spent my lunchtime with Trade Unions Friends of Israel (TUFI) and Sussex Friends of Israel (SFI) outside the Public and...

Note: The following piece was originally published in The Times of Israel on 12 November 2014. Terms we would never expect, ‘Pariah State’, ‘No-go zone’...