US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meeting with Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu in Israel. Photo: US State Department/flickr

Australia should consider declaring BDS antisemitic

November 20, 2020 | AIJAC staff

AIJAC has encouraged the Australian Government to consider following the lead of Canada, Germany, Austria and now the United States, in declaring the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel antisemitic. 

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AIJAC congratulates US President-elect Joe Biden

November 9, 2020 | AIJAC

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) congratulates Joe Biden on his election as the President of the United States, and his running mate Kamala Harris, who becomes America’s first female vice-President. We wish President-elect Biden and his team every success as they navigate these difficult times, both domestically and internationally, over the next four years. 

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The passing of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

November 8, 2020 | AIJAC staff

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks’ passing this weekend is the cause of immense sadness. He is being mourned and remembered well beyond the Jewish community and British nation he served with such distinction.

The site of the Nice stabbing.
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AIJAC condemns Islamist terror attacks in France

October 30, 2020 | AIJAC staff

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council has condemned the recent terror attacks in France, including the murder of three people in Nice yesterday and the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty last week, and expressed solidarity with the people of France. 

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AIJAC welcomes Israel-Sudan peace announcement

October 25, 2020 | AIJAC staff

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council has welcomed the announcement that Sudan has become the fifth Arab country to sign a peace agreement with Israel.

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AIJAC welcomes ABC corrections on Israel’s capital

October 8, 2020 | AIJAC staff

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) today welcomed an ABC acknowledgement that Tel Aviv is not Israel’s capital after an ABC TV 6pm news bulletin (Oct. 4) covering anti-government protests in Israel claimed “the biggest demonstrations have been held in the capital, Tel Aviv.”

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AIJAC meets with new Ambassador to Israel Paul Griffiths

October 7, 2020 | AIJAC

AIJAC National Chairman Mark Leibler and Executive Director Colin Rubenstein have met with Australia’s newly-appointed Ambassador to Israel Paul Griffiths, in an online session in which they were able to extend their congratulations on his appointment and wish him every success during his term in Israel.

Ambassador Richard Schifter with Dr Colin Rubenstein in 2002

AIJAC mourns the passing of Ambassador Richard Schifter

October 6, 2020 | AIJAC staff

It was with great sadness that the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council learned of the passing of Ambassador Richard Schifter. AIJAC conveys its heartfelt sympathy and condolences to his family and the many colleagues who are mourning this loss.

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AIJAC welcomes decision to extradite Malka Leifer

September 22, 2020 | AIJAC staff

The Australia Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) is extremely pleased that the long and Herculean efforts to extradite Malka Leifer, a person accused of the most serious criminal offences, have finally succeeded.  

Israel's representative at the UN ECOSOC this week.

AIJAC welcomes Australia’s UN ECOSOC stance

September 21, 2020 | AIJAC staff

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) continues to welcome Australia’s consistent and principled approach in opposing anti-Israel resolutions at the United Nations.

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