The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has written to ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie asking her to explain the ABC's glaring lack of coverage of the biggest rocket and mortar attacks launched by Hamas and Islamic Jihad on Israel since the 2014 war.
Avner Gvaryahu, the Executive Director of Breaking the Silence, describes the Gaza border riots as an "unarmed protest" (Canberra Times/The Age/Sydney Morning Herald), "'Don't be afraid to shoot'", May 31).
AIJAC applauds government’s principled vote against UNHRC resolution which predetermined Israel’s guilt
AIJAC applauds the principled stand the Australian Government took in opposing the one-sided anti-Israel resolution to set up an inquiry into the violence in Gaza at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last week.
The move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem yesterday was a bold act of American leadership which corrected a gross historical injustice which left Israel as the only nation in the world effectively disallowed from choosing its own capital.
The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council welcomes US President Donald Trump's announcement that the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, with the hope that this decision signals the beginning of a new era of negotiations and sustained diplomatic efforts to put into place new and better arrangements to thwart Iran's dangerous nuclear ambitions.
The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has condemned antisemitic statements made by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in a speech on Monday.
AIJAC, in partnership with UIA, is proud to present former IDF spokesperson Lt. Col. Peter Lerner in Melbourne.
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 adversity, and, until recently, a lack of natural resources, Israel nonetheless thrives and prospers.
Here is the full statement AIJAC provided to the Australian's Sian Powell for the story she was writing on a BDS petition at Sydney University, which appeared today and featured excerpts from our statement:
"This is getting tiresome. It seems that every time Israel is attacked, and forced to defend itself, certain academics at Sydney University take it upon themselves to criticize not the terrorist group Hamas, responsible for the problem, but reiterate their long-standing, destructive demands for boycotts of Israel...."
The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council today expressed its regret over the cancellation of the arrangement between the State of Israel and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) to regulate the standing of migrants seeking refugee status in Israel.