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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.

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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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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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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

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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

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Mark has made his mark

IT’S official, AIJAC national chairman Mark Leibler is one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world. That’s according to The Jerusalem Post’s annual influence list which was

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Leaders laud East Jerusalem stance

ISRAELI Prime ­Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lauded the Australian government after Attorney-General George Brandis (pictured) clarified last week the Coalition does not refer to East Jerusalem as “occupied”. In

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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

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