All posts tagged Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council

Muhammed Abu Khdeir

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 crime, with at least three confessing.

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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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East Jerusalem stance clarified

COMMUNAL leaders this week said they have no issue with an apparent softening of the federal government’s stance on the status of East Jerusalem. Earlier this month, Attorney-General George

Dr Colin Rubenstein. Photo: AJN file

Leaders back Bendigo’s Muslims

JEWISH communal leaders have shown their solidarity with Bendigo’s Muslim community, which last week became the target of a racist campaign over the proposed erection of a mosque


Abbott: Jihadists not welcome

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has welcomed Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s promise to take a hard line on keeping jihadists out of Australia. Earlier this month, it

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Pollies praise Israel

THREE Liberal members of federal Parliament shared their experiences of the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council’s (AIJAC) Rambam Israel Fellowship Program – from which they recently returned –

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Kidnappings are ‘an act of outrage’

JEWISH communal organisations in Australia have condemned the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers by Hamas terrorists in the West Bank. Israeli security forces launched a full-scale search and made

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ALP leaders reflect on Israel

SHADOW foreign minister and Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek reiterated Australia’s support for Israel in its desire to achieve a two-state peace outcome with the Palestinians, in recent

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Bishop concerned over homegrown jihadists

FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop this week said she was “deeply concerned” over the domestic threat posed by Australian citizens fighting with Islamist groups in Syria, following reports that

Dr Colin Rubenstein. Photo: AJN file

AIJAC concern at Aussie jihadists

THE Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has expressed concern at reports from an American think tank on Middle Eastern terrorism identifying a strong Australian presence in jihadist

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