All posts tagged Colin Rubenstein

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Concern over Bishop Iran trip

FRESH concern has been expressed over Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s trip to Tehran last weekend.
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‘Recognise the Armenian genocide’

JEWISH communal leaders in Australia this week voiced their support for international recognition of the Armenian genocide, a century after the persecution of Armenians within the Ottoman Empire led to the deaths of well over a million people.

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Bishop urged to tackle Iran over Israel

COMMUNAL leaders have joined Labor MP Michael Danby in urging Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to use her controversial visit to Iran this weekend to express Australia’s concern at the country’s continual calls for the destruction of Israel.

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‘Deep concern’ over Iran nuclear deal

LOCAL communal leaders have joined the chorus of concern from Israel over the deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program.

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Reaction to Bibi victory

COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s success at last week’s election.

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Israel-IS conspiracy jibe slammed

VICTORIA’S Education Minister and his Liberal shadow have both condemned the comments of a Melbourne Muslim college principal who has claimed Islamic State (IS) is an Israeli-American conspiracy.

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Israel votes: The view from Australia

ISRAELIS head to the polls next Tuesday in what is tipped to be one of the country’s tightest elections in years.

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Hate speaker condemned

ISLAMIST group Hizb ut-Tahrir has been condemned by communal leaders after a video emerged last month of a hate rally it conducted in the Sydney suburb of Lakemba last year.

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Fears for anti-BDS laws

JEWISH community leaders have pressed the Victorian Labor government not to scrap “move on” laws introduced by the Liberals when in government to deal with blockades and sieges of businesses by extremists.

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‘A brutal act of terror’

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has labelled last weekend’s Copenhagen terrorist attacks “an affront to some of our most fundamental values”.