• The Anglo-Israel Association (AIA) was greatly saddened to hear of the passing of Lord (Jacob) Rothschild OM, GBE, CVO (29 April 1936 – 26 February 2024) who was a champion for UK-Israel relations, as well as a towering force in finance, culture, preservation of heritage, and philanthropy. Lord Rothschild’s positive and generous contributions on behalf […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lady Sainsbury, Chairman of the AIA Council hosted a special lunch for AIA Patrons and long term supporters at Leighton House to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. There were several speeches during the lunch including: Sir Andrew Burns KCMG, a former British Ambassador to the State of Israel, who welcomed everyone and […]

  • The AIA held a concert and supper in support of twenty outstanding Israeli students who are seeking to further their studies in the UK.  The concert was held  at the home of Lilian and Victor Hochhauser on 8th July 2015.  The wonderful pianist, Ishay Shaer, played Beethoven and Chopin.     Ishay Shaer Considered one of […]

  • The AIA hosted the London launch of Maskit, Israel’s foremost fashion house on 24th June 2015 at Brown’s Hotel, London The event was generously sponsored by Olga Polizzi. Maskit is a luxury fashion brand founded in Israel in 1954 by the extraordinary vision and determination of Ruth Dayan, the former wife of the late general and […]

  • DEBATING MATTERS ISRAEL LAUNCHED IN 2015 In May 2015, Debating Matters brought 6 Israeli schools and guests from a range of communities to Tel Aviv University’s Capsule Building to debate key moral, scientific and global issues in English. Using our unique ‘substance over style’ format for the first time in the region, students took tough […]

  • Shai Bazak Commentator on Israeli Political Affairs spoke on ‘The Election in Israel and its effects on the Peace Process’ on Wednesday 25 March 2015 at the Carlton Club in London  Shai Bazak Former Consul General of Israel to New England, Boston; Lecturer, The Interdisciplinary Center College, Herzliya, Israel;  Senior Media Director and Press Secretary to the Prime Minister […]

  •  Howard Jacobson in conversation with Ruth Wisse: “Should Jews Stop telling Jokes?” The Anglo-Israel Association held a Dinner discussion between Ruth Wisse and Howard Jacobson “Should Jews Stop telling Jokes?”, at the office of Mishcon de Reya on Wednesday 19th November, 2014.  The evening produced much laughter from start to finish with questions flying back and forth […]