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Envoys support Laurence Brass in Israel criticism row | The Jewish Chronicle


A group of former Israeli diplomats and politicians have sprung to the defence of UK Board of Deputies treasurer Laurence Brass over his outspoken comments about the situation of Palestinians on the West Bank.

Mr Brass has been under fire for expressing shock after a recent visit to the area with British campaign group Yachad.

In a letter to the JC this week, his Israeli supporters praised his “willingness to see the grim reality on the ground in the West Bank” and to highlight his concerns.

They added: “What a shame that there are not more leaders of the Anglo-Jewish community willing to tackle these troubling issues.”

Read the full story: Envoys support Laurence Brass in Israel criticism row | The Jewish Chronicle.

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