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Israel Institute condemns hate speech at Vodafone Music Awards

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, has condemned a speech given at the recent Vodafone Music Awards by the lead of …

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, …

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 …

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 …