Penny Wong addressing the ALP National Conference 2021.

AIJAC statement on ALP policy to recognise a state of Palestine

March 31, 2021 | AIJAC staff

AIJAC believes that the ALP National Conference vote in favour of unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state was misguided and will be counterproductive to prospects for a negotiated two-state outcome, which the ALP platform still rightly supports.

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AIJAC deplores ICC decision to formally investigate “The Situation in Palestine”

March 4, 2021 | AIJAC staff

The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council  (AIJAC) condemns and deplores the announcement by the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor that an investigation will formally be opened into “The Situation in Palestine,” with a focus on alleged Israeli crimes in the “territory” of the non-existent State of Palestine.

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AIJAC thanks Foxtel for agreeing to remove offensive episode of drama program

March 4, 2021 | AIJAC

Australian media streaming service Binge has agreed to withdraw an episode of the Canadian drama “Nurses”, which spread false and dangerous antisemitic stereotypes.

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AIJAC welcomes ‘critically important’ Victorian report into anti-vilification laws and recommendation to ban Nazi symbols

March 3, 2021 | AIJAC

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) welcomes the report by the Victorian parliamentary committee into the effectiveness of the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 (RRTA). 

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AIJAC welcomes announcement listing Sonnenkrieg Division as a terrorist organisation in Australia

March 3, 2021 | AIJAC

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) welcomes the announcement that the UK-based, neo-nazi group, Sonnenkrieg Division, will be listed as a terrorist organisation in Australia.

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AIJAC mourns US statesman George Shultz

February 10, 2021 | AIJAC staff

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC)  mourns the loss of eminent US statesman George Shultz, who served in four…

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Australian Government commended for ICC approach

February 7, 2021 | AIJAC staff

The Australian Government has shown its commitment to the consistent and just application of international law in condemning the recent decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber. 

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Malka Leifer extradited

January 25, 2021 | AIJAC staff

With an enormous sense of relief, the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) welcomes the news that Malka Leifer is en route to Australia to face 74 counts of child sexual abuse.

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AIJAC welcomes latest Leifer decision

December 15, 2020 | AIJAC staff

“Like the rest of the Australian Jewish community, AIJAC is pleased that Israel’s Supreme Court has rejected an appeal against the decision to extradite former school principal, Malka Leifer, to face 74 counts of child sexual assault in Melbourne.

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AIJAC welcomes Israel-Morocco normalisation

December 11, 2020 | AIJAC staff

Israel’s dream of living in true harmony with its neighbours is a step closer to reality after Morocco agreed to establish full diplomatic relations with the Jewish state.

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