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Israel Institute of NZ urges Government to help prevent Iran obtaining nuclear weapons

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is urging the New Zealand government to support actions that will prevent the Islamic Republic …

Why the Iran deal is deeply flawed

Referring to last week’s revelations by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran had pursued a nuclear weapons program for years, Trump said that …

New Zealanders Show Support for Israel

Late in 2016 many New Zealanders were appalled at the stance taken by our government in co-sponsoring UN Resolution 2334, which was seen as …

Arama Kukutai on Israel Agritech and NZ opportunities

In part 1 of our focus on Israel agritech we gave a brief overview of some of the links between Israel and New Zealand. Arama Kukutai …

Israel and New Zealand cooperating in Agritech

Israeli agritech – a brief history While the story of New Zealand’s earliest Agriculture started with the settlement of Māori, Israel’s Agricultural history starts …

Book Review: Catch the Jew!

Posing as “Tobi the German”, author of Catch the Jew!, Tuvia Tenenbom, hides his knowledge of the land, politics, and all three official Israeli …

Exploring the Kiwi connection as Israel turns 70

Last week Israelis began a series of events in celebration of 70 years of statehood since the Declaration of the Establishment of the State …

A Feminist and a Zionist

An Indian Jewish feminist confronting antisemitism in the Women’s March movement.

New Zealand Green MPs show selective concern for human rights

New Zealand Green MPs Marama Davidson and Golriz Ghahraman demonstrated selective outrage last week, suggesting that their concern for human rights in the Middle …

6th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism

1,200 participants from more than the 83 countries gathered in Jerusalem recently for the 6th Global Forum for Combating antisemitism. Several eminent speakers lamented …

The violent riots on the Gaza border

What is happening? Almost one week ago, Hamas started encouraging people in Gaza to attend a “Great March of Return” along the border with …

Four spots in Jerusalem

Dr David Cumin in Jerusalem checking out the sites – Mahane Yehuda Market, The Knesset – הכנסת, Mamilla Mall, & Jaffa Gate.  

Combating antisemitism

The 6th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism has just concluded in Jerusalem having been attended by over a thousand participants from Israel and 83 …

Israelis build first dairy farm in Papua New Guinea [with Kiwi cows]

Call him the milkman of the world. Since 1990, civil engineer Ronen Feigenbaum has used Israeli technology and knowhow to set up dairy farms …