Our Mission: Acknowledging Britain’s historic and continuing responsibilities, through popular education and advocacy to uphold equal rights for the Israeli and Palestinian peoples. To persuade the British Government to recognise the state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel.

The Current Debate

We aim to deliver responsible news of and commentary on events and developments in Israel and Palestine, and British and worldwide reaction to them. Click More to read about Recognition by Richard Burden. More


We hold monthly zoom webinars. Click here to find our more about our next one with Ahmad Khalidi on the peace process. Thursday 12 November 2020. More

Britain's Crucial Role

The Palestine-Israel story began with English Evangelicals in the 1840s leading to the Balfour Declaration of November 2, 1917. Britain’s Imperial ambitions and other motives and pressures caused it to break its promise of self-determination to all the peoples of Palestine while enabling the creation of a Jewish homeland. More

Book Reviews

The centenary of the Balfour Declaration in 2017 sparked an explosion of books, scholarly articles and analyses of its causes and consequences. We review some of the most significant works. More


This timeline is based on the timeline in Jimmy Carter’s ‘Palestine peace not apartheid’ with many additions and links to further information such as Wikipedia. More

Recorded Talks

Missed one of our lectures? Asked a question of one of our speakers? Check our our podcast page to catch up on some of our highlights. Transcripts also usually available shortly after the podcast. More