• The Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions Campaign

    The BDS campaign is part of the ‘soft war’ against Israel’s legitimacy. With the first BDS conference taking place in Australia in October 2010, the issue is becoming fiercer and more widespread. Jeremy Jones AM will talk about what the BDS is – its aims, tactics, and potential impact – followed by Dr Andre Oboler, […]

  • The Online War for Israel: The role of new media in supporting Israel

    This presentation to the State Zionist Council of NSW and the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies provided an update on CIE’s plans and progress and how this related to previous briefings given to these bodies in Sydney. The presentation also included a detailed debrief on the Tweet for Gilad campaign, empirically showing why the campaign, […]

  • Israeli Units of Democracy, State Zionist Council of NSW

    This talk was part of a panel for Yom Rabin which addressed the question, “is Israel the only democracy in the Middle East?” Israel’s system of government developed out of the political system of the yishuv. The form of proportional representation used guarantees a wide diversity of opinion is represented and that personalities can play […]