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  • The Anglo Israel Association (AIA) and UK Israel Business (UKIB) have agreed to work together in their shared mission to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the UK and Israel. Welcoming this exciting new relationship, Lord Bew, Chairman of the AIA, said: “By bringing together the deep academic and government relationships developed by AIA with UKIB’s […]

  • In January, I had the very good fortune to take part in a study tour of Israel designed for church leaders. Its focus was an exploration into the different political, religious and cultural perspectives of Israelis and Palestinians – into the seemingly intractable problems that confront what we call the Holy Land. The tour included […]

  • Lilian Hochhauser CBE, FRCM The AIA is delighted to congratulate Lilian Hochhauser on receiving a CBE in this year’s New Year’s Honours List. Lilian has been associated with the AIA for many years and has contributed to its development and growth particularly co-founding the AIA Colloquia now in their twentieth year. As well as being […]

  • Where cultures meet: Christmas in Jerusalem Shlomo Roiter-Jesner discovers true multiculturalism in a Christmas mass in Jerusalem Christmass at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre brought out Jerusalem’s multiculturalism at its best for Shlomo Roiter-Jesner. by Shlomo Roiter-Jesner   Coming from a traditional Jewish family, I have never celebrated Christmas at home. While I have […]

  • JERUSALEM: WORKING TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT By Sonti Ramirez UCL graduate Sonti Ramirez reflects on her time in Jerusalem September 2015. She suggests that grassroots environmental enterprises are vital for creating civic co-operation and reconciling neighbourhoods fractured by geopolitical disputes. Since 1967 Jerusalem has witnessed dramatic changes to its demographic, political and economic structure. As […]

  • Studies in Israel by Abigail Newman Wyndham Deedes Scholar Last summer, I was privileged to receive the Wyndham Deedes Memorial Travel scholarship, which allowed me to undertake a research project for two months in the Levenberg Lab of Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa. During my degree in […]

  • By the Rev. Paul Jack I had been to Israel only once, in late March 2011, on a Church of Ireland Connor Diocesan Pilgrimage along with 81 other pilgrims. It was a very special, enriching, meaningful journey through the land of the Bible, in terms of my own journey of Christian faith and “faith seeking […]