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Could Bachelet and Bishop help reform the UN Human Rights Council?

The newly appointed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is a Companion of the Order of Australia and led a government described by the Israeli media as “the most Jewish government in the world” outside of Israel. She also has a challenge on her hands.

Audio: AIJAC’s Naomi Levin on Israel’s Nation-state law

AIJAC policy analyst Naomi Levin was interviewed for a report on Radio 2SER about Israel's controversial new Nation-State law.

Latest Updates

A Trump Administration plan to shake up Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking?

This Update focuses on some new moves by the Trump Administration on the Israeli-Palestinian front which some observers are suggesting amount to an effort to rewrite the rulebook for Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.

Jerusalem’s Arab residents and the upcoming municipal elections

Today's Update features two articles on Jerusalem's upcoming municipal elections - focussing especially on the role of the city's Arab minority, which has traditionally boycotted municipal elections or been intimidated into doing so by terror groups.

The EU, the Trump Administration, and Iran

Update from AIJAC Update 08/18 #03   With the Trump Administration announcing the formation of a new Iran Action Group and the EU recently issuing a statement doubling...

Yet another round of Gaza violence/ The effects of renewed US sanctions on Iran

This Update deals with the latest round of violence centred around Gaza over Wednesday night and Thursday, which saw more than 200 rockets and mortars fired into Israel, several Israelis injured, and Israeli counterstrikes on Hamas targets which led to three Palestinians being killed.

Syrian regime retakes Israel’s Golan border

Update from AIJAC Update 08/18 #02   Last week, Syrian regime forces retook full control of Syria's Golan Heights border with Israel, after that border was largely...

Iran’s economic crisis in the lead-up to new US sanctions

This Update discusses the state of the Iranian economy in the lead up to the re-imposition of US sanctions beginning on Aug 6, following the US withdrawal from the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal in March.

Australian Israel Review - Latest Edition

The Last Word: Two Good Books

I have been fortunate to have maintained contact with my SRC rival. He has not only played an important role in helping Australians understand domestic politics and international affairs, but has now entered the battle to bring religious and cultural literacy to a new generation of Australians.

The consequences of the UNRWA funding cutoff

The task of representing Palestinians against Israel should not be the responsibility of a humanitarian organisation

Barak: Coping with Palestinians’ unreadiness for peace

The Palestinians aren’t ready to make peace and Israel can’t force them to, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak told an AIJAC media luncheon. In the meantime, he said, Israel should develop a sensible settlement policy aimed at protecting the two-state option and retaining settlement blocs...

A Refugee Revolution?

Editorial: Refugees Forever?