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Another barrage of terror from Gaza: hundreds of rockets indiscriminately fired

Some 400 rockets have been indiscriminately fired from Gaza into Israel in the past 24 hours. At least one elderly man was killed in …

An MP’s call to arms

There can be no doubt about the rising tide of antisemitism around the world. All too often New Zealanders think they are immune from …

New Zealand’s selective outrage raises questions of ideology

Former New Zealand Prime Minister, Robert Muldoon, famously said “New Zealand’s foreign policy is trade” but New Zealand has recently condemned a human rights …

The most remarkable cavalry campaign that liberated a city and a religion

Last year New Zealand commemorated the centenary of the Battle of Bersheva – where the Australian Lighthorse Brigade and the New Zealand Mounted Rifles …

Israel Institute rejects fine on Kiwi BDS supporters

Support for ‘Boycott, Divest and Sanctions’ (BDS) advocates’ right to free speech has come from a surprising source with Israel Institute of New Zealand …

Ambassador Nikki Haley: the most popular US politician

United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has announced her resignation from the position. This has come as a surprise to many …

Israel70 – New Zealanders celebrate and support Aliyah

A multi-cultural event was held in Auckland’s Waipuna Lodge last weekend to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary. It was supported by representatives of Christian, Jewish, …

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, …