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Part two of IINZ’s conversation with Dr Einat Wilf on Jaffa Road

Dr Einat Wilf talks with Dr David Cumin on Jaffa Rd, Jerusalem, about UNRWA, “an organisation that keeps alive Palestinian maximalism and the idea …

Counter-terror expert trains Kiwi professionals

Israel has had to deal with terror attacks for many years and Dr Itay Gil‘s solemn message for New Zealand is “it’s coming to …

Hila Oren talks with IINZ

Hila Oren is CEO and founder of the Tel Aviv Foundation. She is responsible for developing and implementing Tel Aviv’s brand. The Startup City …

Straight Talk from Ramallah: Part 2

The second and final instalment of Johannes Gerloff’s candid conversation with a Palestinian lawyer in the heart of Ramallah. “If I fight with my …

Lessons from Israeli AgriTech – report from a recent delegation of New Zealanders and Australians

The Israel Institute of New Zealand has previously written about some of the AgriTech links between Israel and New Zealand and an interview with …

A conversation on Jaffa Road, Jerusalem

IINZ’s co-director Dr David Cumin spoke with Dr Einat Wilf in Jerusalem. Einat presents her perspective on NZ’s co-sponsorship of UNSC Resolution 2334.

Straight talk from the Heart of Ramallah

Earlier this year IINZ visited Ramallah, accompanied by a German journalist. Yasser Arafat’s tomb is situated in the heart of the Palestinian Authority territory, …

Misleading report paints Israel as petty, vindictive

International and New Zealand media have circulated a misleading story stating that Israel prevented mail reaching the PA for eight years. Designed to make …

A year on IINZ video rattles Baroness Tonge’s cage

A year ago Israel Institute of NZ published the first in a series of videos entitled I Am A Zionist. The video features Auckland …

New Zealand government bias against Israel

Over the last decade or so there has been a noticeable increase in bias of the New Zealand government against Israel. This despite New …

Israel Institute calls on government to distance itself from terrorism

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is calling on the Government to distance itself from a decision by Labour MP, Dr …

The Israel Report | 09 Aug 2018

IINZ co-directors, Ashley Church and Dr David Cumin discuss the recent terror attacks and New Zealand’s lack of response; New Zealand’s unwillingness to also …

Baroness Tonge implies discussing persecution of Jews is antisemitic

In a Facebook post yesterday, Baroness Jenny Tonge stated “…We would all like a safe haven to run to when the going gets tough, …

The Forging of Māori-Israel Friendship

“I want to be your friend” These were the words of Māori tribal elder Pat Ruka to the Israeli ambassador to New Zealand, His …