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ZF urges rationalisation of Israel groups

By Leon Symons and Katie Taylor, October 21, 2010

Outgoing Zionist Federation chairman Andrew Balcombe used his valedictory speech to call for a rationalisation of organisations supporting Israel.

Addressing the ZF's biennial conference in north-west London on Sunday, Mr Balcombe also bemoaned "the weakest pro-Israel leadership the community has had in many years.

"Israel is not the mainstream issue for the Jewish leadership, nor the Board of Deputies. All I see is apologies."

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