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.
A discussion with Lord Andrew Roberts and Dr Jonathan Spyer. Andrew Roberts has written twenty books which have been translated into twenty-eight languages and have won thirteen literary prizes. These include Salisbury: Victorian Titan, Masters and Commanders, The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War, Napoleon: A LIfe, Churchill: Walking with […]
The Anglo-Israel Association (AIA) stands firmly and unequivocally in solidarity with citizens of the State of Israel following the 7th October terrorist massacres. The enormity of these Hamas terrorist attacks against Israel has inflicted devastating trauma on individuals, families and entire communities, and innocent civilians have had their lives violently cut short. We mourn the […]
It was standing room only at the Royal Automobile Club on Pall Mall in its stunning Committee Room as the Anglo-Israel Association (AIA) hosted an Israeli wine tasting reception last Wednesday with AIA supporters, featuring four prestigious Israeli wineries, and 15 premium wines. Israeli Ambassador H.E. Tzipi Hotovely praised the AIA’s activities to the packed […]