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FORMER deputy prime minister Tim Fischer is campaigning to upgrade Sir John Monash’s place in Australian history and have the Australian Army Corps commander posthumously conferred with the rank of field marshal.
THE 33rd instalment of Maccabi Australia’s (MAI’s) Junior Carnival in Melbourne was a success for the 448 Jewish kids that came from across Australia, but, glaringly, hundreds more were missing.
ONE of the youths responsible for the anti-Semitic taunts against young Jewish students travelling home from school last August, was this week given a tour of the Sydney Jewish Museum and met a Holocaust survivor.
MORE stringent approval procedures for cartoons have been introduced at The Sydney Morning Herald, following the publication of a cartoon last year that was described as “clearly anti-Semitic” by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry.
MACCABI Australia’s 33rd Junior Carnival got underway on Wednesday night in a dazzling opening ceremony at Melbourne Pavilion, setting the tone for an action-packed week of sport and social events for more than 440 Australian and New Zealand participants.
THE anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign has again reared its head, following a renewed push by some Australian academics to boycott Israeli universities.
Israeli tennis player Shahar Pe’er secured a berth into the third and final round of qualifiers by defeating Australian Anastasia Rodinova 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 at the Australian Open today (Friday).
An official Asian Football Confederation (AFC) video (below) showcasing the past winners of the Asian Cup has wiped Israel from the pages of the tournament’s history.
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has confirmed its continued support for Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, which prohibits offending and intimidating people because of their race, national or ethnic origin, after the terrorist attacks in Paris sparked renewed calls for its repeal.