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AS 100,000 people joined together in central Tel Aviv on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, community leaders in Australia reflected on the life and legacy of the slain prime minister.
FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop declared there has been no shift in Australia’s foreign policy towards Iran and Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria when she met with leaders of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) last week.
CONCERNS that the current wave of Palestinian terrorism in Israel is the start of a third intifada are premature, one of Israel’s top foreign affairs analysts said in Sydney last week.
COMMUNAL leaders have slammed a resolution set to be considered this week by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) that designates the Kotel as a Muslim holy site.
ISRAEL’S start-up culture is a great model for Australia to follow, federal Labor MP Sharon Bird told an Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) lunch in Sydney recently.
AUSTRALIAN Jewish leaders distanced themselves from Israeli former MK Moshe Feiglin, who was in Australia this week.
ZIONIST Federation of Australia president Danny Lamm will travel to Israel this week in defiance of the current deadly wave of Palestinian terrorism to attend the World Zionist Congress.
THE recent escalation in Palestinian terrorist attacks is directly linked to Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’s inciteful rhetoric, local community leaders said this week.
MORE than 400 young Australians representing a multitude of faiths came together to engage in dialogue and celebrate multiculturalism at the inaugural Youth Parliament of the World’s Religions (Youth PoWR) last month.