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Opposition Leader Albanese’s Passover message

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has greetings to the Jewish community ahead of Pesach (Passover)

PM Morrison’s Passover message

At a time when we face great challenges, the festival of Passover has special meaning. This year it has a poignancy with many grandparents and grandchildren not able to be with each other for the Seder. 

AIJAC welcomes Australia’s submission to the International Criminal Court

AIJAC today welcomed the Australian Government’s formal submission to the International Criminal Court arguing that the Court does not have territorial jurisdiction to consider the “Situation in the State of Palestine.”

AIJAC statement on Nowra neo-Nazi arrest

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) welcomes the news of the arrest of a man plotting a terrorist attack in NSW.

Background to the visit of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin to Australia

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin arrives in Australia today for a state visit. The Israel Embassy has provided some details on his scheduled program, but here is some additional background material on Rivlin and where his visit fits into the history of Australia-Israel relations.  

AIJAC welcomes Australian submission to the International Criminal Court

Australia has opposed a bid by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to look into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories.

Australia urged to condemn biased “blacklist”

Following publication by the United Nations Human Rights Council of a “blacklist” of businesses operating in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) is calling on the Australian Government to maintain its principled stance towards fairness at the UN and condemn the list.

Statement on Trump peace plan

Everyone knew that the Trump Administration's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan would be rejected out of hand by both wings of a very divided Palestinian leadership and would not lead to a peace agreement in the short term. However, it is nonetheless very welcome for at least two reasons. 

AIJAC comment on the latest developments in the Leifer extradition case

"AIJAC welcomes the finding by an expert psychiatric panel that Malka Leifer is fit to stand trial and has been feigning mental illness to prevent...

AIJAC encourages contributions to bushfire relief

AIJAC encourages contributions to bushfire relief