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PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has labelled last weekend’s Copenhagen terrorist attacks “an affront to some of our most fundamental values”.
THE first-ever meeting of the United Nations General Assembly to deal specifically with the rising tide of anti-Semitism has been met with cautious optimism by local Jewish leaders.
IN the wake of the deadly terror attacks that gripped Paris last week, when Islamic extremists rained death on innocents claiming 17 lives, the outpouring of anguish and shows of defiance from across the globe have been singular and visceral.
IN its final act as a member of the United Nations Security Council, Australia was last week one of just two countries to vote against a motion proposing Palestinian statehood.
FORMER AJN editor Dan Goldberg this week described winning a Walkley Award with filmmaker Danny Ben-Moshe for his documentary on child abuse in Melbourne’s Yeshivah community as a bittersweet career highlight.
TONY Abbott has described the terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue that killed five people as “an act of pure evil”.
COMMUNAL leaders and politicians have blasted the inaugural patron of Labor Friends of Palestine, Bob Carr, who delivered a one-sided speech against Israel last week that accused the country of being on the road to “apartheid”.
ISRAEL, Iran and Islamist terror were on the agenda last week when Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) executive director Colin Rubenstein, together with his American Jewish Committee (AJC) counterpart David Harris, met Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
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.