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JEWISH community leaders have pressed the Victorian Labor government not to scrap “move on” laws introduced by the Liberals when in government to deal with blockades and sieges of businesses by extremists.
THE battle against the delegitimisation of Israel will be won when people holding anti-Israel and anti-Zionist views have the same social acceptability as neo-Nazis, former Knesset member Dr Einat Wilf said in Sydney earlier this month.
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has labelled last weekend’s Copenhagen terrorist attacks “an affront to some of our most fundamental values”.
A VISIT to Israel by a delegation of Indonesian scholars last month has “the potential to change the world”, says the local communal leader who led it.
THE first-ever meeting of the United Nations General Assembly to deal specifically with the rising tide of anti-Semitism has been met with cautious optimism by local Jewish leaders.
IN the wake of the deadly terror attacks that gripped Paris last week, when Islamic extremists rained death on innocents claiming 17 lives, the outpouring of anguish and shows of defiance from across the globe have been singular and visceral.
FORMER AJN editor Dan Goldberg this week described winning a Walkley Award with filmmaker Danny Ben-Moshe for his documentary on child abuse in Melbourne’s Yeshivah community as a bittersweet career highlight.
REPRESENTATIVES from the Jewish community were among the VIPs who welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Sydney at a reception on Monday night.
TONY Abbott has described the terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue that killed five people as “an act of pure evil”.