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.
Our target audience includes UK government officials, members of both Houses of Parliament, leading personalities from the electronic and printed media, the heads of faith communities and members of non-governmental organisations including Christian Aid and Pax Christi. We engage our audience in seminars and briefings on an individual or small group basis appropriate for the […]
On Tuesday 20th November 2012 the Anglo-Israel Association welcomed over 300 distinguished guests to the 63rd Annual Balfour Dinner, this year held in London. The evening brought together parliamentarians, diplomats, clergy, including the Bishop of Durham soon to be the new Archbishop of Canterbury, together with a wide cross section of Jewish and Gentile supporters. […]
The event was held at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Tuesday, 16th October 2012.
US: Abbas and Kerry held ‘constructive’ talks in Jordan Secretary of State had dashed to Amman from Rome in a bid to keep shaky peace negotiations from derailing over prisoner releases. AFP Published: 03.27.14, 10:28 / Israel News The latest round of talks between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and US Secretary of State John Kerry in […]CONTINUE READING →