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The New Israel Fund Australia podcast brings you interviews, stories and events with some of Israel and Diaspora Jewry's most influential and impactful voices.

NIF is a partnership of Israelis and supporters of Israel worldwide, dedicated to a vision of Israel as both the Jewish homeland and a democracy for all its citizens. We promote freedom, equality and social justice in Israel by funding Israeli non-profits and fostering new discussions in the Australian Jewish community.

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The New Israel Fund Australia podcast brings you interviews, stories and events with some of Israel and Diaspora Jewry's most influential and impactful voices.

NIF is a partnership of Israelis and supporters of Israel worldwide, dedicated to a vision of Israel as both the Jewish homeland and a democracy for all its citizens. We promote freedom, equality and social justice in Israel by funding Israeli non-profits and fostering new discussions in the Australian Jewish community.

    Antisemitism, the UK and British Jewry in the Post-Corbyn Era

    Antisemitism, the UK and British Jewry in the Post-Corbyn Era

    Leading British commentator and Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland joined award-winning Australian journalist Debbie Whitmont for a wide ranging conversation covering Europe, Israel and the US.

    • 56 min
    Martin Indyk on Annexation, US-Israel Relations and Prospects for Peace

    Martin Indyk on Annexation, US-Israel Relations and Prospects for Peace

    With Prime Minister Netanyahu actively advancing plans to annex parts of the West Bank and President Trump pushing his own plan for the Middle East, this event featured former US ambassador to Israel and former US special envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations – not to mention NIF Australia’s co-patron! – Martin Indyk, for his insights on annexation, US-Israel relations and the future of the two-state solution.

    • 58 min
    AB Yehoshua on Annexation, Israeli Democracy and Peace

    AB Yehoshua on Annexation, Israeli Democracy and Peace

    One of Israel’s best known authors, AB Yehoshua, joined Dr Mark Baker for an NIF Australia webinar to discuss the Netanyahu-Gantz government’s plans for annexation of the West Bank and efforts to reach a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    • 53 min
    Health Care, Human Rights and Israeli Democracy During Covid-19

    Health Care, Human Rights and Israeli Democracy During Covid-19

    A recording of our event with executive director of Physicians for Human Rights in Israel (PHRI), Ran Goldstein, in which we discuss the impact of Covid-19 in Israel and how this pandemic is impacting the refugees, people seeking asylum and undocumented workers, as well as Palestinian inhabitants of the West Bank and Gaza.

    • 47 min
    Peter Beinart on Sanders, Biden, Trump, COVID and This Year's US Elections

    Peter Beinart on Sanders, Biden, Trump, COVID and This Year's US Elections

    NIF Australia advisory council member Mark Baker joins US professor, author and political commentator Peter Beinart to discuss Donald Trump, the ongoing COVID crisis, the state of democracy in the US, the candidacies of Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden, and annexation and democracy in Israel.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    A Conversation with MK Merav Michaeli

    A Conversation with MK Merav Michaeli

    Labor Knesset Merav Michaeli joined an NIF Australia webinar in the middle of one of the more interesting moments in recent Israeli political history as the leading opposition member seemed poised to join a right-wing government.

    • 42 min

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