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AIJAC welcomes Government’s acknowledgement of the reality that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital and positive steps...

The announcement that Australia would recognise west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, while acknowledging east Jerusalem could be the capital of a future Palestinian state, shows a real commitment to progressing a two-state peace.

AIJAC commends Australian Government for UNGA vote condemning Hamas

On December 6, in the United Nations General Assembly, Australia joined 87 other nations in condemning Hamas’ terrorist tactics against Israel.

AIJAC welcomes Australia’s UN votes

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to vote “no” on six anti-Israel resolutions on November 29, 2018, at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

AIJAC is hiring in Sydney, Melbourne

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC), the premier public affairs organisation for the Australian Jewish community, has full and part-time employment opportunities in our Sydney and Melbourne offices

Submission to Senate inquiry into Allegations of Political Interference in the ABC

AIJAC made this submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications' inquiry into Allegations of Political interference in the ABC. 

Statement on the Horrific Attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

AIJAC expresses outrage at the murderous assault on The Tree of Life Synagogue, which targeted Jewish people who were involved in prayer and worship on the Sabbath. Our thoughts are with the victims, their families and the community which was targeted.

AIJAC National Chairman Mark Leibler: Account of June 2010 Rudd meeting in Fairfax papers...

AIJAC National Chairman Mark Leibler has stated he was “surprised and shocked” at the account in the story by Latika Bourke on the Fairfax newspaper website about former PM Kevin Rudd’s forthcoming memoirs (“Israel forged Australian passports before, Kevin Rudd reveals in new book”, Oct. 19) of a meeting that was held in Canberra on June 3, 2010 and his role in it.

AIJAC praises government’s new foreign policy announcements as “courageous, measured and principled”

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has welcomed the new foreign policy announcements made today by Prime Minister Scott Morrison regarding Jerusalem, UN voting, policy toward Iran and upgrading defence ties with Israel

AIJAC leaders meet with Prime Minister Scott Morrison

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council's (AIJAC) National Chairman Mark Leibler, Executive Director Dr. Colin Rubenstein and longstanding supporter Solomon Lew met with Australian...

Renowned Israeli historian Prof. Efraim Karsh to speak in Sydney

In partnership with the North Shore Synagogue, AIJAC is proud to present renowned Israeli historian Prof. Efraim Karsh.