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  • Resumption of Israeli-Palestinian security ties shows why they matter
    In late July, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas cancelled security coordination meetings between Israeli and Palestinian officials. The move was claimed to be in protest against Israel's decision to place metal detectors at the Temple Mount entrance, following the murder of two Israeli police officers at the holy site. news_item/pal_security.jpg... Read more »
  • Israeli secrets of longevity
    Israel was home to the world's oldest living man, Israel Kristal, who passed away on Friday August 11 aged 113 years and 330 days. Mr Kristal was a Holocaust survivor who was born in Poland on 15 September 1903. The secret to Mr Kristal's longevity is a mystery - but it could possibly be Israel itself. Despite the hardships faced by Israelis, life expectancy in Israel is one of the highest in the world. news_item/israelkristal.jpg... Read more »
  • Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman talking about proposals to recognise "Palestine" on Radio 2GB
    AIJAC guest Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman talking to host Alan Jones about proposals to recognise "Palestine" on Radio 2GB's "Breakfast" program in Sydney news_item/Lerman-Eran-crop_.jpg... Read more »
  • Former Netanyahu advisor Lerman discusses Israel's true settlement strategy
    To what extent are Israel's West Bank settlements obstacles to peace? If Israel is truly prepared to evacuate settlements for peace, why does some construction continue and why haven't unauthorised outposts been evacuated? These were the underlying ideas behind an insightful query about settlements posed to Eran Lerman, former Deputy for Foreign Policy and International Affairs at Israel's National Security Council during a question and answer session at the Australian Institute of International Affairs in Melbourne... Read more »
  • What’s happening in the Qatar Crisis - and what is Israel’s perspective?
    Israeli officials have generally stayed out of the fray since the crisis began. One exception is comments from Israel's Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman in early June that the crisis "opens many opportunities for cooperation in the war against terror" and that "the State of Israel is more than open to such cooperation.". news_item/qatar.jpg... Read more »
  • Video: Dr. Eran Lerman explains why Israel is not isolated
    Israeli strategic analyst Dr. Eran Lerman tells an AIJAC event in Sydney that, contrary to popular perception, Israel is far from diplomatically isolated.... Read more »
  • South Australian politicians have made right decision voting against unilateral recognition of Palestine
    THE South Australian Legislative Council passed a motion calling for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to be achieved at the negotiating table, reversing an earlier House of Assembly position which had suggested unilateral recognition of Palestine. news_item/lc_general.jpg... Read more »
  • Video: Dr. Eran Lerman on Netanyahu allegations, peace prospects, regional tensions (ABC-TV News 24)
    Israeli strategic analyst Dr. Eran Lerman appeared on ABC TV News 24 "The World" to discuss the Netanyahu allegations, peace prospects and regional tensions. ... Read more »