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A BOOKLET produced by Australian Labor Friends of Palestine accusing the “pro-Israel lobby” of sending politicians, party officials and journalists to Israel to get a “carefully orchestrated, one-sided perspective” on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been slammed as “disingenuous” by communal leaders.
Robert Goot Peter Wertheim Executive Council of Australian Jewry “Optimists and pessimists die the exact same death, but they live very different lives.” So said Shimon Peres, the last of
A petition calling for Benjamin Netanyahu to be barred from entering Australia has gathered more than 3000 signatures.
Fascinating insights into small, but growing “friendly” engagements taking place between Saudi Arabia and Israel – officially enemies – were shared by The Washington Institute’s specialist in Saudi politics and Arab state relations, Simon Henderson, at South Head Synagogue on August 29.
The potential for Australia to learn from Israel’s “can-do culture” was not lost on Nick Cater and James Brown, who attended a Rambam intensive study tour to Israel in July for Australian journalists and academics.
The ABC corrected two errors it made in a report on Palestinians crossing from Gaza into Egypt and Israel, following a complaint by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC).
World Vision announced last week that it had suspended its operations in Gaza, following allegations that the global charity’s local director had siphoned millions of dollars of aid money to the military wing of Hamas.
Gary and Sheila Esterman watched on in horror from their hotel balcony as a terrorist used his truck to kill 84 people and injure hundreds more on Bastille Day in Nice.
Pauline Hanson has been slammed by Jeremy Jones for declaring a war on Australian “tolerance, community harmony and social cohesion”.
Politicians and Jewish leaders have lauded Elie Wiesel, the world’s most famous voice of Holocaust survival, who died aged 87 last Saturday (July 2).