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AIJAC's Israel 70th Anniversary statement

AIJAC's Israel 70th Anniversary statement Categories: Israel    

The 70th anniversary of Israel's independence is a time to celebrate the incredible achievements of the Jewish State in such a short period, and also to reflect on the challenges ahead. Having survived its troubled genesis, being invaded from all sides, much subsequent violence and diplomatic adver

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More on the Gaza "March of Return"

More on the Gaza "March of Return" Categories: Hamas, Israel, Palestinians, Updates    

This Update follows up on the previous one in analysing the ongoing violence along the borders of Gaza - orchestrated under the rubric of the so-called "Great March of Return" - which began on March 30, had a second major flare-up last Friday, and is expected to continue until mid-May.

Green money behind Palestinian causes

Green money behind Palestinian causes Categories: Australasia, Israel, Palestinians, Updates     Author: Naomi Levin

In the past 12 months, Greens Senators Lee Rhiannon and Janet Rice have declared five donations to a range of groups and individuals that actively advocate for boycotts against Israel, refuse to acknowledge Palestinian aggression against Israelis and accuse Israel of "massacring" Palestinians.

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Behind the News - April 2018

Behind the News - April 2018 Categories: Iran, Israel, Middle East, Palestinians, Syria    

On March 18, a 32 year old father of four was stabbed to death in Jerusalem's old city by a Palestinian, who was subsequently shot dead by Israeli police. On March 16, two IDF soldiers were murdered in a vehicular attack near Mevo Dotan in the northern West Bank. The driver was arrested.On March 18,

Europa Europa: The final frontier

Europa Europa: The final frontier Categories: Israel, United Kingdom     Author: Douglas Davis

Israelis do not hanker for a return to the days of the British Mandate. Nor do they hide secret reservoirs of nostalgia for the sometimes-brutal British colonial police who once strutted about their streets. But they did react with undisguised pleasure to the decision by the UK Foreign Office last m

Trying Times

Trying Times Categories: Israel, Palestinians     Author: Ahron Shapiro

Last December 15th, in the village of Nabi Saleh on the West Bank, then 16-year-old Palestinian Ahed Tamimi once again placed herself in front of a camera. For years, Tamimi has been the subject of exploitative, incendiary videos on social media on her confrontations with Israeli soldiers recorded

March Madness in Israel

March Madness in Israel Categories: Israel     Author: Amotz Asa-El

"An early election seems inevitable," Israel's most watched daily TV news bulletin reported on March 11. The political crisis that was gripping Israel at that time centred on ultra-Orthodox politicians threatening to bolt Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition unless the Conscription Law was amended so that

Australians MPs speak out in honour of Israel’s 70th, remember Evian mistakes

Australians MPs speak out in honour of Israel’s 70th, remember Evian mistakes Categories: Anti-Zionism, Antisemitism, Australasia, Holocaust/ War Crimes, Israel, Updates     Author: Oved Lobel

In honour of Israel's forthcoming 70th anniversary, Government Member Stuart Robert moved a motion in Parliament on February 28, in the lead up to the 80th anniversary of the Evian Conference on the plight of Jewish refugees, to officially apologise for Australia's position on persecuted Jews in 193

US cuts funds to the Palestinian Authority over its "pay to slay": Should Australia follow suit?

US cuts funds to the Palestinian Authority over its "pay to slay": Should Australia follow suit? Categories: Israel, Palestinians, Terrorism, United States, Updates     Author: Sharyn Mittelman

The US Congress officially passed the Taylor Force Act on March 23, which requires that the US halt its funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if the latter refuses to end its "martyr" compensation scheme, which provides lifetime monthly stipends to convicted terrorists relative to their sentence

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