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Antisemitism crisis in British Labour reaches new crescendo

The events of the past two weeks make it clear that the antisemitism crisis is likely to continue to tear the British Labour party apart until it is adequately addressed.

Australia stands with Israel at Human Rights Council

Australia’s Foreign Minister has once again stood up for Israel during the 40th session of the Human Rights Council, currently underway in Geneva.

Australia Parliamentary Hack: China or Iran?

Given the particulars of this case, it is natural that China should be the country under suspicion – but  it’s a mistake to rule out all speculation about Iranian responsibility based on either capability or intent.

Israeli election campaign update

Following our last update on February 7 on the developments in the election campaign, as of February 21, the deadline has passed for political...

The Callous Indifference to the Murder of an Israeli Teen

A 19-year-old young Israeli woman, Ori Ansbacher, was brutally raped and killed in the Jerusalem Forest on Feb. 7. A Palestinian man Arafat Irfaiya, 29,...

Venezuela’s much depleted Jewish community – waiting and hoping

While of course events in Venezuela are still very much up in the air, for a community long in decline, there is today new reason to hope, however warily, for Venezuela’s Jews.

Israel election campaign update

In an update to our January 11 blog kicking off Israel’s election season ahead of polling day on April 9, AIJAC tracks recent developments...

Australian women’s march rallies set an example for the US

The focus of the Australian Women’s March rallies is something which could inspire the US Women’s March, Inc. which has been embroiled by controversy and infighting.

The ABC’s unhealthy coverage of Gaza’s antibiotic resistance problem

An ability to differentiate genuine news from propaganda is a basic skill required of journalists – whether you work for a high school newspaper...

Will Malaysian PM Mahathir get away with victimising Israeli Paralympic swimmers?

As expected, Malaysia’s recycled Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has resumed his Israel-hating ways, this time taking out his bigotry on, of all people, paralympic swimmers.

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