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Nicolas Pirsoul: Government should act over diplomat’s incendiary speech

Iranian diplomat Hormoz Ghahremani has come under fire for his recent anti-Israel speech at an Auckland Shia Islamic centre in Pakuranga. Ghahremani spoke alongside …

Past and present bonds converge for Israel, Australia and New Zealand

By Sean Savage/JNS.org Image Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90 On Oct. 31, horse riders from Australia and New Zealand participate in a World War I reenactment at …

Be’er Sheva Commemoration: A Moment to Honour

Jane Troughton attended the commemorations at Be’er Sheva this week, and sent the following report. The streets of Be’er Sheva were lined with New …

Balfour Declaration: Changing history with one small statement

Prof Paul Moon’s Opinion Piece as published in Stuff, October 31 2017. OPINION: One sentence was all it took. On November 2, 1917, British Foreign Secretary …

NZ Governor General in Israel for ANZAC Centenary

The Governor-General, Patsy Reddy is in Israel for the centennial commemoration of the ANZAC victory in the battle for Be’er-Sheva. This is the first …

Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba

A series of events are planned this week in New Zealand, Australia and Israel for the centenary of the Battle of Beersheba. The Sinai-Palestine …

Complaints laid against Auckland Muslim leaders and Islamic Republic of Iran diplomat

The Israel Institute of New Zealand has written to the Human Rights Commission and to the New Zealand Foreign Minister over statements made at …

The Balfour Declaration at the Ends of the Earth

By Sheree Trotter (This article was originally published on Times Of Israel.) The Balfour Declaration has been exploited for political purposes by both supporters …

US and Israel leave UNESCO citing bias

Last week the United States announced it will withdraw from the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) because of “mounting arrears at …

Aspiring to Martyrdom

At the start of September, 2017, Israel’s Shin Bet security service director reported the agency had foiled about 200 terror attacks in the previous …

Palestinian exposes lies at UN

GENEVA, Sept. 25, 2017 – A Hamas member turned humanitarian addressed the U.N. human rights council today and called the Palestinian Authority the “greatest …

Three Israelis murdered in terror attack

Three Israelis have been killed in a gun attack by a Palestinian assailant at a settlement outside Jerusalem. Police said the attacker arrived at …

Anti-Israel propaganda reversed in leading medical journal

Tower Magazine has reported in detail on the process by which The Lancet, one of the world’s preeminent medical journals, “was used as a …

Post-election outlook for New Zealand’s relationship with Israel

Post Election outlook for New Zealand’s relationship with Israel 2017’s election campaign was colourful and at times dramatic. Perhaps as a consequence, very little …