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AS Tony Abbott’s tenure as prime minister drew to a close, community leaders paid tribute to the former Liberal leader as a strong friend of Israel and the Australian Jewish community.
COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed Malcolm Turnbull’s appointment as the 29th Prime Minister of Australia.
TEN years after Israel unilaterally withdrew from Gaza in the hope for peace, local community leaders have spoken of the plan’s “abject failure”.
FORMER Queensland Premier Peter Beattie has called for even-handedness in the debate on Israel and Palestine after the Queensland Labor Party passed a grossly biased motion that places the entire onus of blame for the conflict on Israel and calls for the immediate recognition of a Palestinian state.
THOSE responsible for last Friday’s arson attack in the West Bank that claimed the life of an 18-month old Palestinian boy “have repudiated the sacred values of Judaism”, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) said this week.
JEWISH gay and lesbian support groups in Australia have called for more tolerance among the Orthodox community in the wake of last Thursday’s attack at Jerusalem’s gay pride parade that claimed one life.
DELEGATES to the 47th national Australian Labor Party conference in Melbourne could pass a resolution placing the Opposition on the express lane to recognising a Palestinian state.
THE judges who voted to reopen the International Criminal Court’s (ICC’s) investigation into the 2010 flotilla incident have “undermined the institutional credibility of the ICC”, Zionist Federation of Australia president Danny Lamm said this week.
AS Australia woke to the news yesterday that an agreement had been reached with Iran to curb its nuclear program, critics were already dissecting and finding problems with the deal.