All posts tagged Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council

Australians for Palestine

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 is at it again.

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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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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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