In an interview with the Times of Israel, newly appointed ELNET UK Executive Director, Joan Ryan, discusses her work to combat antisemitism and strengthen UK-Israel ties.
Since the evening of Monday, May 10th, Israeli civilians have been subject to indiscriminate rocket attacks on an unprecedented scale, perpetrated by Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip.
In an op-ed for the Times of Israel, ELNET-Israel CEO Shai Bazak argues that the EU & European governments need to make clear that they will not be able to conduct normal business with a Palestinian government in which Hamas shares power, so long as its officials do not unequivocally renounce violence and recognise Israel.
Ahead of elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council scheduled for 22 May, ELNET calls on the EU and European governments to clarify their position on incorporating Hamas into a future Palestinian power-sharing arrangement.
On March 11, 2021, ELNET organized an event on German policy towards Israel within the United Nations.
ELNET strongly believes that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is political in nature and it should be addressed predominantly with political rather than legal tools which force the parties to adopt rigid positions, making it more difficult to advance towards resolution of the conflict.
On the occasion of the centenary of the San Remo Conference,
ELNET is holding a special video conference “100 Years After the San Remo Conference: In Search of a New Paradigm for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict”
As a part of common initiative ELNET is opposing the invitation of BDS founder to an event at the European Parliament.