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Book launch – Mark Leibler biography “The Power Broker”
July 14, 2020
Michael Gawenda, one of Australia’s best-known journalists and authors and former Editor-in-Chief of The Age in Melbourne has written a biography of AIJAC National Chairman Mark Leibler AC titled “The Power Broker”.
AIJAC expresses concern about allegations of appalling antisemitism at Brighton Secondary College
July 10, 2020 | AIJAC
The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) is extremely concerned about the serious allegations of appalling antisemitism over a number of years at Brighton Secondary College.
ABC apologises over talkback caller’s antisemitic slur following AIJAC complaint
July 3, 2020 | AIJAC staff
The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has welcomed an on-air apology by ABC Radio host Ian McNamara over an…
AIJAC welcomes Australian votes in the UN Human Rights Council
June 24, 2020 | AIJAC
AIJAC welcomes Australia’s principled decision to be the only country to vote against all five anti-Israel resolutions at the United Nations Human Rights Council.
AIJAC welcomes communications representative on IHRA committee
June 12, 2020 | AIJAC staff
A representative from the Department of Communications will be included in discussions about Australia’s commitment to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), after concerns were raised in Senate Estimates about an article published by the ABC.
AIJAC welcomes finding Leifer fit to stand trial
May 27, 2020 | AIJAC
AIJAC welcomes the decision by an Israeli court to accept the finding of the independent psychiatric panel that Malka Leifer is fit to stand trial in Melbourne and should be required to answer the 74 charges of child abuse that have been levelled against her.
AIJAC files complaint to ABC over radio talkback slur
May 11, 2020 | AIJAC
The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council has registered a complaint to the ABC following the airing of a slur against Jews by a radio talkback caller on the May 3 broadcast of “Australia All Over”.
AIJAC urges Australia to join Germany in banning Hezbollah
May 1, 2020 | AIJAC
AIJAC welcomes the German government decision to join a growing list of countries that proscribe the entirety of Hezbollah as a terrorist group, and again urges the Australian government to seriously reconsider its stance on the organisation.
AIJAC statement welcoming Israel’s new National Emergency Government
April 21, 2020 | Colin Rubenstein
AIJAC welcomes the establishment of the new national emergency government in Israel to face both the immense challenges of the coronavirus crisis and Israel’s other immediate economic and strategic imperatives.