All posts tagged Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council

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Our ‘disappointing relationship’ with Gough

AS tributes flow for Gough Whitlam, Australia’s 21st prime minister, who died on Tuesday, aged 98, reflections from communal leaders have been mixed, some recalling a government that made positive and long overdue changes to Australian public life, with others […]

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Gillard: ‘Sydney votes trump support for Israel’

FORMER prime minister Julia Gillard has taken a swipe at Labor colleagues who place their ties to voters in some Sydney electorates above their support for Israel. Speaking at

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Burke slammed over settlement comments

COMMUNAL leaders have condemned comments by senior Labor frontbencher Tony Burke, who accused Israel of preventing a two-state solution by building settlements and trashing Palestinians’ drinking water. The shadow

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AFP apology slammed

THE Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has condemned a “belated, self-righteous” apology from the Australians for Palestine (AFP)  group, 18 days after it sent out an email

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Melbourne rallies for peace

A SEA of blue and white swept across the steps of Melbourne’s Parliament House on Sunday as more than 2500 people came to show their support for Israel. Organised

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Flag burnings “disgusting”

JEWISH community groups have condemned the burning of an Israeli flag and an Australian flag by pro-Palestinian protesters in the Melbourne CBD. Demonstrators reportedly stole the Australian flag from

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‘Zionist scum’ daubed on Perth Jewish school

VANDALS struck at Perth’s Carmel School early last Friday morning, daubing a message of hatred on a wall. When staff and students arrived at Carmel on Friday morning, they

SMH slammed over ‘anti-Semitic’ cartoon

THE Sydney Morning Herald could face legal action after widespread community outrage at a “clearly anti-Semitic” cartoon that could lead to the “inciting of hatred of Jews”. The Executive

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Outrage at murder of Palestinian teen

JEWISH organisations in Australia condemned the murder of a Palestinian youth in East Jerusalem, as reports emerged that six Jewish suspects have been arrested in relation to the

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Abbott, leaders condemn horrific murders

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has written personally to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express Australia’s sympathy and sorrow in the wake of the brutal slayings of the

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