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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.

Israeli defence and security experts to speak in Melbourne, Sydney

AIJAC, in conjunction with our co-sponsors, is proud to present these distinguished Israeli security and strategic experts at events in Sydney and Melbourne

AIJAC “very disappointed “ in ABC TV story on Israel’s Nation-State Law, will lodge...

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) is very disappointed at the one-sided and misleading report on the September 4 edition ABC TV’s “7.30”, covering Israel’s Nation State Law.

Statement on recently announced US funding cuts to UNRWA

It has long been clear that, for anyone who wants a genuine and sustainable Israeli-Palestinian two-state resolution, the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been part of the problem that prevents that from happening

AIJAC welcomes new PM Morrison, thanks Turnbull and Bishop

The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) today extended its sincere congratulations to newly elected Prime Minister and Liberal party leader Scott Morrison and deputy leader Josh Frydenberg.

AIJAC condemns remarks by Senator Fraser Anning

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) today condemned remarks made by Senator Fraser Anning in his maiden speech to the Australian Senate yesterday.

AIJAC disappointed at Fairfax headline

AIJAC is disappointed at the headline “Mother and child killed by air strike” for the otherwise reasonable August 10 Isabel Kershner report on the Hamas-Israel violence in the Age and Sydney Morning Herald.

AIJAC complains to ABC on Hamas description; Wins complaint on SBS Arabic story

AIJAC Executive Director Dr. Colin Rubenstein stated regarding the ABC report, “This story seems to be a classic example of biased advocacy journalism - where a journalist pushes their ideological views on a controversial subject very strongly, treats those views as if they were uncontested truths