is the way to peace

About StandWithUs UK

StandWithUs UK is an  Israel education charity. Our staff and volunteers are inspired by our love for Israel and the belief that education is the road to peace. StandWithUs UK is dedicated to educating people of all ages about Israel and to combating the anti-Semitism and extremism that often distorts the issues. We believe that knowledge of the facts will correct common prejudices about the Arab-Israeli conflict and will promote discussions and policies that can help promote peace in the region. Through cutting edge print materials, speakers, programmes, conferences, missions to Israel, campaigns, social media and other internet resources including educational films, we ensure that the story of Israel’s achievements and ongoing challenges is told on University campuses and in communities across the UK. 

Born in Australia, Raphael moved to Israel at 18 years old and served as a commander in the Givati Brigade. After graduating from Ariel University in Political Science and Middle East studies he joined StandWithUs Israel and now works as Executive Director for StandWithUs UK. 

Executive Director

Raphael Wein

Director of Student Affairs and manages all campus activity, including the StandWithUs UK Emerson Fellowship, a yearlong international Israel leadership and training program that seeks to equip the next generation of Israel educators across campuses in the UK

Director of Student Affairs

Jonathan Farrell

Eliana is a second year studying Sociology at the City University of London. Eliana graduated from the StandWithUs UK-Israel Leadership program in 2018 and is founder and President of the City University Israel Society.

Campus Liaison

Eliana Friend

Second year student of Architectural inter-disciplinary studies at University College London. Inbar is one of the founders of the UCL Israel Tech trip which aims to take student entrepreneurs to Israel in 2019 and plays a leading role in Israel education as Secretary for the UCL Israel Society.

Campus Liaison

Inbar Langerman

Nessya is a second year student at Kings College London studying English literature. Having graduated from the StandWithUs UK – Israel Leadership program in 2018, Nessya was elected co-President of the Kings College Israel Society. 

Campus Liaison

Nessya Khami

Amber studies Politics, Philosophy and Economics at New College of the Humanities in London. Amber manages all StandWithUs UK social media outlets, alongside coordinating the Leadership Program for Sixth Form Student.

Social Media & Sixth Form Program Coordinator

Amber Pinto

Jill was born in Dublin, Ireland. She joined StandWithUs as Office Manager in 2017 having previously worked as a School Business Manager in primary schools for over 15 years and for various sectors within the Community.


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