All posts tagged Colin Rubenstein

Muhammed Abu Khdeir

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 crime, with at least three confessing.

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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

julie bishop

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

Dr Colin Rubenstein. Photo: AJN file

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

May 2010. AIJAC lunch. Mark leibler, Julia Gillard. photo: peter haskin

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

George Brandis

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

julie bishop

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

George Brandis

Brandis backing down on RDA

IT has been revealed that Attorney-General George Brandis (pictured) is considering reining in the sweeping changes the government had proposed to make to the Racial Discrimination Act. The news

Dr Colin Rubenstein. Photo: AJN file

AIJAC concern at Aussie jihadists

THE Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has expressed concern at reports from an American think tank on Middle Eastern terrorism identifying a strong Australian presence in jihadist

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New GG a good friend of community

COMMUNITY leaders have welcomed the appointment of the former Chief of the Australian Defence Force, General Peter Cosgrove, as Australia’s next Governor-General. General Cosgrove has enjoyed a warm relationship

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