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The resurgence of Antisemitism – Jeremy Jones on ABC Radio

AIJAC's Jeremy Jones spoke about the resurgence of antisemitism in Australia and internationally on "Breakfast" with Fiona Parker on ABC Radio Central Victoria. 

The Last Word: Among the believers

From Surabaya to Cirebon, in Rembang and Jakarta, I was the first Jewish person ever encountered by nearly everyone whom I met. 

The Last Word: Enemies of The People

What does it mean to be an “Enemy of the People”? This question arose numerous times during my recent visit to Italy, the Balkans and the USA.

The Last Word: Rome and Jerusalem

When Pope Francis approached the group, he also seemed in a good mood, ready to exchange respectful comments with a delegation which included both some distinguished Vatican figures and Jewish leaders in inter-religious activism.

AIJAC’s Jeremy Jones represents Australia at high-level Vatican interfaith meeting

Jeremy Jones, Director of International and of Community Affairs for the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council, participated in the 24th meeting of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee [ILC], which was held in Rome, Italy, from 13-16 May 2019.

The Last Word: Two Good Books

I have been fortunate to have maintained contact with my SRC rival. He has not only played an important role in helping Australians understand domestic politics and international affairs, but has now entered the battle to bring religious and cultural literacy to a new generation of Australians.

God Is Good For You: Jewish Launch

AIJAC and the Sydney Jewish Museum co-hosted the launch of Greg Sheridan’s new book, “God is Good For You”, for the Jewish community on Thursday, August 2.

Promoting Interfaith Dialogue Between Jews and Muslims

Friction seems to be at an all-time high between the world's three main Abrahamic religions. At this juncture, interfaith dialogue is important. AIJAC Director of International Affairs Jeremy Jones discusses his objectives to bridge gaps with i24 News host Emily Frances.

Statement: AIJAC disappointed at Vatican recognition of Palestinian state

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) is disappointed at the Vatican's latest move to formally recognise a Palestinian state. Since the 2012 UN resolution accepting Palestine as a non-member observer state, the Vatican has been referring to the state of Palestine, but this treaty goes further by formalising this recognition for the first time. Sadly, this will do nothing to advance peace nor assist Middle Eastern Christians persecuted by Islamists across the region.

The Last Word: The Culture of Dialogue

It is not an everyday occurrence to see senior Saudi Arabian government officials speak alongside rabbis based in Israel, prominent Buddhist figures and Indian swamis.

But, for the second year in succession, the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) managed to attract a diverse, energetic and motivated group of scholars, religious leaders and civil society activists to Vienna for two days of interactions and engagement.