Join us for a delicious selection of drinks and canapés, followed by an entertaining and talented panel discussing the serious and comedic side of speaking out in the debate on democracy and peace in Israel.

Our guests include Senior Labour MP Stephen Twigg, Radio 4 comedy writer, Sara Gibbs, and the Israeli hip-hop star Shaanan Street of Hadag Nahash.

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Date: Sunday, 23 June, 2019 

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Central London

Ticket price: £50 adult \ £30 young professional \ £20 student

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Our guests

Lead singer and song-writer of Hadag Nahash – Israeli hip-hop star Shaanan Streett is one of Israel’s most famous cultural voices and not one to shy away from politics. His lyrics are proudly progressive, touching on themes of peace and Israeli politics. He was named as a ‘foreign agent’ in a public smear campaign by Im Tirtzu that attacked cultural figures for their support for civil society organisations in Israel.

Labour MP and Chair of the International Development Select Committee, Stephen Twigg MP, is a former chair of Labour Friends of Israel. Having been a long-time supporter of Israel and the Jewish community, he is committed to ensuring cross-party support in the House of Commons for a resolution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Comedy writer Sara Gibbs who has written for, amongst others, The Daily Mash, The News Quiz and the Dead Ringers, has been increasingly outspoken about the fine line between wanting to vocalise her support for both Israel and the creation of a Palestinian state, whilst coming up against antisemitism that she feels compelled to speak out against as a Jewish, British-Israeli.


Our panel will be chaired by Daniella Peled. Daniella is the managing editor of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and has reported widely from across the Middle East. A former foreign editor of the JC, she is also a regular contributor to Haaretz.