John Mann, the UK's Independent Adviser to the UK Government on Antisemitism.

Mann’s mission to fight antisemitism

October 3, 2019 | Naomi Levin

Former UK Labour MP John Mann spoke to the Australia/Israel Review about his ongoing work to combat antisemitism, including his new appointment as Independent Adviser to the UK Government on Antisemitism.

Ahmed Shaheed: The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

UN gives Australia a to-do list to tackle antisemitism

September 25, 2019 | Naomi Levin

The first ever United Nations report on antisemitism issued by a UN Human Rights expert has acknowledged the growth in global antisemitism, including on the far-right and far-left, and also from people who ostensibly engage in apparently legitimate criticism of the Israeli government

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Insider’s guide to the Israeli elections

September 17, 2019 | Ahron Shapiro

As Israelis head to the polls today (September 17) for the second time in five months, here’s a quick guide to follow activity in Israel’s various political parties since April’s election as well how they have framed their campaigns.

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announces his intent to extend Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley in the near future, at a press conference on September 10.

Understanding Bibi’s controversial campaign pledge on the Jordan Valley

September 13, 2019 | Ahron Shapiro

Election promises should always be taken with a grain of salt, but especially Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s promise on September 10 to extend Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea should he win Israel’s general election on September 17.

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Australia’s security chiefs highlight benefits of intel sharing with Israel

September 10, 2019 | Sharyn Mittelman

Retiring ASIO Director-General of Security Duncan Lewis recently addressed the Lowy Institute and reflected on the importance of exchanging information…

Saba Kord Afshari (source: Iran Human Rights Monitor)

Veiled Horror: Iran’s headscarf protesters sentenced to decades in prison

September 10, 2019 | Judy Maynard

It is evident that, both in the UN and most of the world’s media, there is little interest in shining a light, let alone bringing pressure to bear, on Iran over the human rights abuses it inflicts daily on it population in general, and Iranian women in particular.

Hamas delegation meets Iran's Supreme Leader in Teheran, July 22 (Office of the Supreme Leader via Times of Israel)

Hamas and Iran Continue to Rekindle Their Relationship

August 9, 2019 | Oved Lobel

If reports of deepening Iranian involvement and increasing financial support for Hamas in Gaza and the West Bank are accurate, it can’t mean anything good for the future of either the Palestinian territories or Israel.

A dripper designed by Netafim, a world leader in innovative farming and irrigation techniques and technologies being targeted by BDS in Australia

BDSers again expose the absurdity of their boycott claims  

August 9, 2019 | Judy Maynard

The circuitous and often ridiculous routes by which the BDS movement seeks to present an acceptable face for its Israel-bashing is all about attempting to mask the fact that it is really motivated by obsessive hatred of the world’s only Jewish state.  

The sad passing of IAEA head Yukiyo Amano leaves major challenges for his successor.

Backgrounder: The IAEA’s Iran file and the quest for a new Director General

August 9, 2019 | Tzvi Fleischer and AIJAC staff

On Monday July 22, 2019 Japanese diplomat Yukiya Amano passed away following an illness. When he died, Amano was in his 10th year as the Director General (DG) of…

Iran will begin enriching uranium beyond a 3.67 percent cap set by a landmark nuclear deal "in a few hours", spokesman Kamalvandi said live on state television. (HAMED MALEKPOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Audio: Is global condemnation enough to stop Iran?

July 15, 2019

On Thursday July 11, ABC Radio National host Tom Switzer discussed the Iranian nuclear issue with Cliff May of the Foundation for Defence of Democracies and Amin Saikal of the ANU

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