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DELEGATES from more than 40 countries attending the sixth annual Muslim Jewish Conference (MJC) in Berlin recently were exposed to unique interfaith experiences of Australia and the Asia/Pacific region, presented by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council’s (AIJAC) Jeremy Jones.
COMMUNAL leaders have strongly condemned a racist rant on a Sydney bus last week in which a woman identifying herself as Jewish and from Israel spewed abuse on a Chinese-Australian woman.
IN one of Joe Hockey’s last acts as treasurer, he made good on a promise to begin tax negotiations with Israel that will boost trade between the two countries.
ISRAEL’S relations with several of its Arab neighbours have never been better.
AS Tony Abbott’s tenure as prime minister drew to a close, community leaders paid tribute to the former Liberal leader as a strong friend of Israel and the Australian Jewish community.
COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed Malcolm Turnbull’s appointment as the 29th Prime Minister of Australia.
TEN years after Israel unilaterally withdrew from Gaza in the hope for peace, local community leaders have spoken of the plan’s “abject failure”.
FORMER Queensland Premier Peter Beattie has called for even-handedness in the debate on Israel and Palestine after the Queensland Labor Party passed a grossly biased motion that places the entire onus of blame for the conflict on Israel and calls for the immediate recognition of a Palestinian state.
THE Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council’s (AIJAC) Jeremy Jones says being hosted by Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) – one of the world’s largest Muslim organisations in terms of membership – in Jombang, Indonesia recently was “a historic breakthrough in Jewish–Muslim relations”.