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Right-wing parties reunite

Late last night, party lists were finalised for the election for Israel’s 23rd Knesset, which will take place on March 2. In an update to...

Mergers, reshuffles ahead of tonight’s Israeli election deadline

In the lead-up to Israel’s March 2 election – its third in the past year following two successive failures to achieve a government coalition...

AIJAC comment on the latest developments in the Leifer extradition case

"AIJAC welcomes the finding by an expert psychiatric panel that Malka Leifer is fit to stand trial and has been feigning mental illness to prevent...

AIJAC welcomes reports Leifer found fit to face an extradition hearing

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) today welcomed reports that a panel of court-appointed mental health professionals has determined that Malka Leifer is...

AIJAC describes appointment of Yaakov Litzman as Israel’s Health Minister as...

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has described as “deplorable” the Dec. 27 appointment of Yaakov Litzman as Israel’s Health Minister, despite police...

AIJAC hails Australia’s stance on ICC and Israel

The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has expressed gratitude to the Australian Government for expressing its concern about the International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor’s decision to...

AIR New Zealand: Innovation in the air

Israel’s political deadlock has frozen activities across numerous areas and the effects are even being felt half a world away in New Zealand. An “Innovation Agreement” that the two countries have been working on for several years can’t be signed off until a new Israeli government is formed. 

Essay: Legal Heights

On March 25, 2019, the USA formally recognised Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Was this action sound under international law and, if so, should other countries do likewise? 

Media Microscope: Mike drops

Coverage of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement on Israeli civilian settlements on the West Bank was a mix of the good, the bad and the ugly.

Succeeding Bibi?

The die is cast. One short, and seemingly technical, statement has launched the struggle for Binyamin Netanyahu’s political estate. 

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