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AIJAC’s Colin Rubenstein honoured by the American Jewish Committee for his advocacy on behalf of...

Dr Colin Rubenstein, Executive Director of the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council, was honoured for his advocacy on behalf of the Jewish people and Israel by the Board of Governors of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) on Sunday, June 2.

AIJAC congratulates Albanese on Labor leadership

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) extends its congratulations to Anthony Albanese on his appointment as leader of the Australian Labor Party.

AIJAC’s Jeremy Jones represents Australia at high-level Vatican interfaith meeting

Jeremy Jones, Director of International and of Community Affairs for the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council, participated in the 24th meeting of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee [ILC], which was held in Rome, Italy, from 13-16 May 2019.

AIJAC congratulates Coalition and Morrison on their re-election

AIJAC congratulates Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the entire Coalition on their most impressive re-election.

AIJAC mourns the passing of Bob Hawke

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) mourns the passing of Bob Hawke, one of Australia's greatest statesmen, and a much-beloved friend of both the Australian Jewish community and of Israel.

AIJAC condemns latest Hamas rocket attacks on Israel

In the wake of the nearly 700 rockets fired into Israel over the weekend, killing 4 and injuring dozens of Israelis, the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) today condemned Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad for their "callous, obscene contempt for human life"

AIJAC Statement on the Synagogue shooting in San Diego

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) is horrified by the shooting at the Chabad Poway Synagogue in San Diego, in which one person, Lori Gilbert-Kaye z"l, was murdered and three other innocent people suffered injuries requiring hospitalisation.

AIJAC expresses horror at the murderous terrorism in Sri Lanka

No words are sufficient to convey our horror at the murderous terrorism in Sri Lanka, in which hundreds of innocent children, men and women in prayer were among those who had their lives taken in almost unparalleled acts of barbarism.

AIJAC welcomes opening of Australia’s new Trade and Defence Office in Jerusalem

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) welcomes the opening of a new Australian Trade and Defence Office in Jerusalem.

AIJAC commends Australia for its repudiation of flagrant anti-Israel bias at the UN

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) welcomes the Australian Government’s principled decision to vote against all resolutions under the United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) biased Agenda Item 7, which each year is devoted exclusively to condemning Israel.

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