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Jewish leaders meet Indian PM

REPRESENTATIVES from the Jewish community were among the VIPs who welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Sydney at a reception on Monday night.

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‘An act of pure evil’

TONY Abbott has described the terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue that killed five people as “an act of pure evil”. Four rabbis were murdered while praying on Tuesday,

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Bob Carr at it again

COMMUNAL leaders and politicians have blasted the inaugural patron of Labor Friends of Palestine, Bob Carr, who delivered a one-sided speech against Israel last week that accused the

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The AJC of advocacy

WE are at a defining moment for Israel and world Jewry, American Jewish Committee (AJC) executive director David Harris said in Sydney late last month.

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An audience with Abbott

ISRAEL, Iran and Islamist terror were on the agenda last week when Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) executive director Colin Rubenstein, together with his American Jewish Committee

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Pro-Palestinian group slammed over photo

TWO months after being caught out using a photo of children killed in Syria and portraying them as Palestinian victims in Gaza, the Australians for Palestine (AFP) group

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Community builds bridges

THE NSW Jewish War Memorial last Monday played host to the third meeting this year of the National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews.

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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

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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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