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Dr Jonathan Schanzer to AIJAC Webinar: 2020 – the year of...

In the second of its new Webinar series, the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) hosted Dr Jonathan Schanzer, Senior Vice President for Research at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in the USA. Dr Schanzer, who previously worked as a terrorism finance analyst at the US Department of the Treasury and testifies often before Congress, spoke on the topic, “Iranian Imperialism under the cover of COVID-19”.

Palestinian incitement escalates despite coronavirus crisis

No matter the stakes for Palestinian wellbeing, conspiratorial incitement and worship of violence continues to undermine efforts to combat the disease.

Answers needed on Australian aid

The Australian Government may be inadvertently funding Palestinian groups with links to terrorist organisations, as well as the anti-Israel global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.  

AIJAC statement on Nowra neo-Nazi arrest

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) welcomes the news of the arrest of a man plotting a terrorist attack in NSW.

Emergence of neo-Nazis must be countered through education

When ASIO Director-General Mike Burgess warned that neo-Nazis have emerged as one of Australia’s most challenging security threats, many Australians would have experienced a collective chill.

When is a ban not a ban?

It is time Australia listed Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation in the interests of national security and to ensure consistency with our closest allies.

Noted and Quoted – February 2020

A surprising inclusion in the Age and Sydney Morning Herald (Jan. 2) was the coverage given, as part of the release of Cabinet papers under the 20-year rule, to revelations that former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer in 1998 “feared Australia was seen as ‘overly supportive’ of Israel"

Asia Watch: State of play

A new decade has brought some familiar problems. Efforts to contain and eliminate Islamist terror in Southeast Asia face the perennial challenge of vast, porous borders and now the prospect of hardened fighters returning home from the Middle East. 

AMIA and the new Argentinian government 

The Argentinian Jewish community, and indeed the wider Jewish world, is grappling with the implications of this new Government for the long-stalled investigation into the murderous mass-terror attack on the Asociacion Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA) Jewish community building in 1994.

AIJAC expresses cautious optimism following death of arch-terrorist Soleimani

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has reacted with cautious optimism to the killing by US forces of Iranian arch-terrorist Qassem Soleimani, the...

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