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AIR New Zealand: Wellington’s UN votes cause concern

New Zealand’s UN voting record on Israel has been highly problematic in recent years. Over the course of his term, former foreign minister Murray McCully consistently refused to condemn Palestinian terrorism.

Labor should match Morrison’s stance on Israel

Despite agreement on the need for action, the paths being pursued by the two major political parties are quite different... While the Prime Minister's declarations have not yet achieved bipartisan support, achieving that outcome remains a worthy objective.

Noted and Quoted – January 2019

A longer online article by Beirut-based Middle East correspondent Adam Harvey – titled “Israel-Lebanon Blue Line wall to offer war-hit locals peace of mind, but some fears persist” – was entirely from the Lebanese perspective

Media Microscope: Burying the Lede

As the debate over whether Australia should recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move its embassy there entered its third month, the Fairfax papers continued with their modus operandi of giving little prominence to stories that might challenge their favoured narrative

The Last Word: Season of Ill Will

A survey across Europe, asking Jews about the subject of antisemitism, revealed that nearly 40% of the respondents had a personal experience of antisemitism during a five-year period

A Life-Saver Downunder

Dr Ejigu Yayehyirad Mekonnen, known as “Dr Yayu”, who trained with Save A Child's Heart in Israel, and is set to become Ethiopia’s first paediatric heart surgeon

AIJAC’s submission to the Australian Government’s Soft Power Review

AIJAC made a submission to the Australian Government's 2018 Soft Power Review. The submission is available in full on this website and will be published on the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Editorial: A Display of Principle

As 2019 dawns, we unfortunately cannot reflect on the year just passed as a peaceful one for Israel... But there were signs of light amid the darkness

From Lebanon to Australia

On June 1 2018, Lebanese police officers in armoured vehicles moved in on a dusty site in the Beirut neighbourhood of Ouzai.  On that site...

AIJAC says negotiations, not unilateral actions, key to peaceful Israeli/Palestinian future

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) strongly agrees with the principle of negotiations aimed at achieving a peaceful, secure future for Israelis and Palestinians, and on that basis is concerned at parts of the resolution adopted by the Australian Labor Party's National Conference.

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