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A BOOKLET produced by Australian Labor Friends of Palestine accusing the “pro-Israel lobby” of sending politicians, party officials and journalists to Israel to get a “carefully orchestrated, one-sided perspective” on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been slammed as “disingenuous” by communal leaders.
Robert Goot Peter Wertheim Executive Council of Australian Jewry “Optimists and pessimists die the exact same death, but they live very different lives.” So said Shimon Peres, the last of
A petition calling for Benjamin Netanyahu to be barred from entering Australia has gathered more than 3000 signatures.
The ABC corrected two errors it made in a report on Palestinians crossing from Gaza into Egypt and Israel, following a complaint by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC).
World Vision announced last week that it had suspended its operations in Gaza, following allegations that the global charity’s local director had siphoned millions of dollars of aid money to the military wing of Hamas.
The Landing Pad was one of the highlights of an eight-day tour by 11 Victorian Coalition MPs under the AIJAC Rambam Israel Fellowship Program.
Senior politicians, communal leaders and the legal fraternity have paid tribute to former Federal Court judge and barrister Alan Goldberg.
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.