Palestinian supporters of the Ezz-Al Din Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, in a military parade in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip (Image: Shutterstock)

The necessity of defeating Hamas

October 16, 2023 | Colin Rubenstein

Let’s be absolutely clear. No grievance justifies the wanton slaughter and torture of innocents, and celebrating such acts is beneath contempt.

IDF paratroopers outside the Gaza border (File photo: Isranet)

Israel prepares ‘ground manoeuvres’ against Hamas – Ehud Yaari interview on ABC Radio National

October 14, 2023 | AIJAC staff

“The state of Israel has to decide, after 1300 killed, what do we do? What do we do is very simple. We retaliate. We dismantle Hamas. It cannot stay there. We cannot tolerate such an entity next door. And this is what will happen.”

Gazan Palestinians with a captured Israeli tank (Image: Twitter/X)

How Israel’s internal divisions helped spark the bloody Hamas massacre

October 12, 2023 | Tzvi Fleischer

There seems little doubt that the intense divisions inside Israel over controversial judicial reform proposals over the past year – leading to unprecedentedly large protests against Benjamin Netanyahu’s government on a weekly basis – were a contributing factor that led Hamas to plan and then launch its brutal attacks on Israel on Saturday.

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“There’s a right to protest, but not a right to inflame hatred” – Colin Rubenstein on ABC Radio

October 12, 2023 | AIJAC staff

Colin Rubenstein on ABC Radio National “Breakfast” (12-10-23)

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Will the barbarity be allowed to prevail?

October 12, 2023 | Allon Lee

Wiser heads know that Hamas’ talk of “occupation” does not mean the West Bank or east Jerusalem but the State of Israel. Following the attacks, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said his message to Israelis was, “Get out…This land is ours, Jerusalem is ours, everything is ours.”

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Hamas’ slaughter has Iran’s fingerprints – Ehud Yaari on ABC radio

October 11, 2023 | AIJAC staff

On ABC Radio National “Drive” (9 October 2023), veteran Israeli journalist and frequent AIJAC guest Ehud Yaari discussed the elaborate and detailed planning behind Hamas’ horrific slaughter of more than 1,000 Israelis on the weekend and highlighted the extent of Iran’s involvement.

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Worst fears become a horrific act of terrorism

October 11, 2023 | Walt Secord

As parents in Australia, we know the feeling of relief when you hear the keys in the door when a child comes home late. The parents, grandparents and siblings of those 260 young people will never hear the keys in the family door again.

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Terror attacks in Israel have exposed deep rifts in Australia – Dr Colin Rubenstein on ABC 7.30

October 10, 2023 | AIJAC staff

AIJAC executive director Dr Colin Rubenstein appeared on ABC TV “7.30” discussing the pro-Hamas rally in Sydney for a report by Adam Harvey, 10 October 2023.

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Pro-Hamas protests ‘contemptible’ – Colin Rubenstein on ABC News 24

October 10, 2023 | AIJAC staff

AIJAC executive director Dr Colin Rubenstein spoke to ABC News on October 10 about Israel’s security crisis in the wake of Hamas’ unprecedented attack.

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“I ask myself, what are these people celebrating?” – Joel Burnie on SkyNews

October 10, 2023 | AIJAC staff

AIJAC’s executive manager Joel Burnie discussed the pro-Hamas rallies in Sydney and the shocking attack upon in Israel on Sky News, 10 October 2023.

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