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, was delighted to host an event at the House of Lords on 9th September 2021, the first live event we have had since Covid struck and it was wonderful! Col. Richard Kemp spoke to a large gathering of young people who were just about to go to […]
Lessons from Israel’s vaccine rollout and what we can expect going forward. Lecture given by Ran Balicer – 9th Feb 2021
Lord Bew, Chairman of the Anglo-Israel Association is delighted to invite you to a talk: ‘After Qassem Soleimani: Israel and the Iran-Hezbollah Response’ with Dr Raphael Marcus – Department of War Studies, King’s College London and author of ‘Israel’s Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under Fire’ on 17th November. Nearly one year […]