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.
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).
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
AIJAC statement on satisfactory outcome of Monash Health investigation into racist remarks
December 10, 2020
The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) expressed satisfaction at the outcome of the Monash Health investigation into racist comments made by a Monash employee, Dr Arthur Nasis.
AIJAC statement on Senate motion on Yitzhak Rabin
December 4, 2020 | AIJAC staff
AIJAC thanks the 24 Australian senators from across the political spectrum who acknowledged and paid tribute to former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, 25 years after his assassination.