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The Bibi years: Triumphs, tribulations, controversies and contradictions

June 17, 2021 | Ahron Shapiro

This article was originally published in The Australian Jewish News – 18 June 2021. With a simple vote of 60-59…

Israel's new government with Israeli President Rivlin at the President's Residence in Jerusalem on June 14, 2021.
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Netanyahu leaves behind a complex legacy in Israel. His successor will need to deliver change — and fast

June 15, 2021 | Ran Porat

The Conversation, June 14, 2021 Israel’s 36th government was approved today, with a slim majority of 60–59 in the Knesset (parliament). The…

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The new Israeli government – AIJAC’s Ahron Shapiro on ABC Radio

June 15, 2021

AIJAC’s Ahron Shapiro discussed the new Israeli government ABC News Radio with Glen Bartholomew, 14 June 2021.

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What’s in store for Israel’s new coalition? – Ran Porat on ABC Radio

June 15, 2021

AIJAC Research Associate Dr. Ran Porat discussed the new Israeli governing coalition on ABC Radio with Ali Crew, 14 June 2021.

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To avoid another Gaza war don’t empower Iran

June 2, 2021 | Colin Rubenstein

The recent outbreak of intense violence between Israel and Hamas-ruled Gaza has once again underlined the Iranian role in fomenting violence and instability across the region.

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AIJAC’s Ahron Shapiro discusses Israeli political situation on ABC News Radio

May 31, 2021

AIJAC’s Ahron Shapiro discussed the Israeli political situation on ABC News Radio with Glen Bartholomew, 31 May 2021.

Pro-Palestinian protest in London (credit: PA)

If you cheer for Hamas, you should understand it wants Israel wiped from the map

May 27, 2021 | Paul Rubenstein

I remain hopeful that the dream of many Israelis and many Palestinians to co-exist in peace is achievable. But we need people of good will to make sure that their views are based on facts, not on slogans.

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Benjamin Netanyahu was on the brink of political defeat. Then, another conflict broke out in Gaza

May 24, 2021 | Ran Porat

Despite some conspiratorial claims to the contrary, long-serving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not looking or hoping for a major conflict with the Palestinians to help him hold onto power.

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The folly of ‘even-handedness’ in the Hamas-Israel conflict

May 19, 2021 | Colin Rubenstein

It is easy when watching the latest bloodshed between Israel and Hamas to throw up our hands in despair, to blame both sides for the conflict, to call for both to pull back, with Israel as the stronger party expected to lead, and for the resumption of peace talks. But is it fair or helpful?

A child passes a bombed-out residential block in the Al-Zeitoun neighborhood of Gaza City (Credit: Ryan Rodrick Beiler/Shutterstock)

Provocation and retaliation at heart of Gaza war

May 18, 2021 | Jamie Hyams

We feel we’ve seen this all before from Israel and Hamas. As they lob claims and counter-claims at each other almost as often as rockets and air raids, it can be hard to make sense of what’s behind it.

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