All posts tagged Evan Zlatkis

Tony Burke (left) and Bob Carr have played key roles in trying to force the ALP to
adopt anti-Israel policies. Photo: AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim

The ALP and Israel: Redressing the balance

A new Labor group has been established, with the aim of restoring balance in the party on Israel and the Middle East, The AJN can exclusively reveal.

A firefigher at the scene of a bushfire which started on November 25 near Nataf, outside of Jerusalem. Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Appeals for fire-ravaged Israel

Australian Jewry is being urged to dig deep to help with the recovery and rebuilding effort in Israel following the devastating fires.

Stephen Harper is coming to Australia.

Harper headlining at UIA

Former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper is set to visit Australia early next year to address the United Israel Appeal.

A Shabbat Project event held at Bondi Beach at dusk on November 11. Photo: Giselle Haber

A sensational Shabbat

More than 15,000 people from across NSW were among an estimated one million people around Australia and the world who took part in the Shabbat Project this year.

US President-elect Donald Trump. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Cautious welcome for Trump

Donald Trump’s historic election as the 45th US president has been met with mixed reactions from leaders of the Australian Jewish community.

Colin Rubenstein

Caution urged over 18C inquiry

Communal leaders are cautiously welcoming a parliamentary inquiry into freedom of speech, but maintain sections 18C and 18D should remain untouched.

Sheikh Youssef Hassan delivering his sermon. Photo: YouTube screenshot

‘Jews only have envy, hatred’

A cleric has raised the ire of communal leaders after declaring the hearts of Jews are “harder than a stone” in a sermon to children at Quakers Hill Mosque.

NSW Finance Minister Dominic Perrottet speaking at the Centre for Independent Studies' Leaders Lunch. Photo: YouTube screenshot

Perrottet weighs in on 18C

NSW Finance Minister Dominic Perrottet told The AJN this week that no racial group should be subjected to public statements intended to incite violence.

Ben Pasternak.

‘A most influential teen for 2016’

Former Sydneysider Ben Pasternak has been named in Time magazine’s 30 Most Influential Teens of 2016 list, joining the likes of Sasha and Malia Obama, Jaden Smith and the youngest-ever Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai.

Jillian Skinner.

Skinner to speak at NAJEX commemoration

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner will reflect on her family’s military experiences when she addresses the NAJEX Remembrance Day commemoration next month.