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Holding Palestinian leaders to account

Interviewing the Palestinian Authority’s chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat, at the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum for the German media outlet Deutsche Welle, Tim Sebastian asked …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Alex Ryvchin on his new book and recent events

Alex Ryvchin is the Co-Chief Executive Officer at Executive Council of Australian Jewry. He was in Auckland in June and talked with Dr Cumin about his …

The Jewish Nation State Basic Law

There has been some controversy around the newly passed Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People that was passed into Israeli …