The AIA was established in 1949 by Brigadier General Sir Wyndham Deedes, the first Chief Secretary to the British High Commissioner to Mandate Palestine, who thought that it should not be for Jews alone to support the State of Israel.
The AIA today, is an independent charity that enjoys the active support of people from different faiths and none, across the entire political spectrum.
The Association’s primary purpose is to promote wider and better understanding of Israel in the UK; to encourage exchanges between both countries at every level and generally to support activities which foster good will between British and Israeli citizens.
Lord Bew, Chairman of the Anglo Israel Association chaired a talk by Dr. Raphael Marcus, Kings College London at Royal United Services Institute on 13th March 2019 on ‘Israel, Hezbollah, and the Syrian Conflict: Military Adaptation in Israel’s Long War with Hezbollah’ A military analysis of the Israel-Hezbollah conflict from its origins to the present, […]
THE TRUTH LIES AT BOTH EXTREMES? A fighter jet booms past as I gaze out over the Dead Sea resort we are staying in at the end of an epic social, political and religious tour of Israel/Palestine. We have had an access all areas pass to ambassadors, settlers, humanitarians, monuments, archeological digs, freedom […]
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