All posts tagged Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council
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).
Australian Jewry has expressed its sadness and shock at the massacre carried out at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida that left 49 people dead and 53 injured.
A Palestinian-Australian advocate of boycotts, divestments and sanctions (BDS) against Israel has been disinvited from Limmud Oz after organisers learnt of his vocal support for the BDS campaign.
As Foreign Minister Julie Bishop went on the campaign trail in Melbourne’s Jewish community on Tuesday, communal leaders thanked her for taking a principled stance against an anti-Israel motion put forward at the World Health Organisation (WHO) World Assembly.
PROGRESS towards a more inclusive society and the question of whether Israel has a genuine peace partner were key topics Likud MK Amir Ohana raised at a lunch in Sydney hosted by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council on Monday (May 16).
IN the wake of the anti-Semitism scandal that has shaken the British Labour Party to its core in recent days, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop urged Australia’s Labor Party to tackle anti-Semitic attitudes within its own ranks.
JEWISH leaders paid tribute to the memory of communal pioneer Ann Zablud, who passed away this week, aged 95.
THE Australia-Israel Labor Dialogue (AILD) has gone on the attack as an internal ALP storm erupted over a news story trying to link MPs’ Israel visits to an Israeli defence contractor.