All posts tagged Evan Zlatkis


Peace, Putin and protecting the environment

ISRAEL’S Minister of Environmental Protection Ze’ev Elkin visited Australia this week, meeting with state and federal MPs to try and establish deep cooperation between Israel and Australia in the field of environmental protection.

Some of the participants at last weekend’s Limmud FSU in Manly.

Limmud FSU rocks Sydney

BORSCHT, vodka and a host of local and international presenters ... just some of the items on the agenda at Sydney’s first-ever Limmud FSU (former Soviet Union) conference, held last weekend.


Anti-eruv campaign is ‘anti-Semitic’

Flyers claiming the motives behind the St Ives eruv are the establishment of a “modern version of the ghetto under rabbinical control” and the “eventual expulsion of secular people” have been condemned as “one of the worst examples of anti-Semitic literature we’ve seen in Sydney in a very long time”.

St Phillips, Hitler

School sorry for Hitler dress-up

An incident at an Alice Springs school last week in which a student dressed up as Adolf Hitler in front of a group of Jewish students has been described as an “innocent mistake”, and a “very distressing lesson for all concerned”.

Member for Berowra, Julian Leeser, being sworn into federal Parliament.

Leeser: ‘I draw strength from my faith’

Julian Leeser delivered a sobering maiden speech to Parliament on Wednesday, speaking about the tragic loss of his father, mental health and “a deep sense of faith and love of the joys of Judaism”.


‘Sickening’ attack on war graves

POLICE are investigating an incident where a number of World War II gravestones were defaced with swastikas at Nowra, on the NSW South Coast.

One of the swastikas drawn on the back of a headstone. Photo: South Coast Register

Swastikas scrawled on Nowra graves

Swastikas were drawn onto the backs of nine headstones in the Nowra War Cemetery, local media reported.

Moshe Ya’alon in Sydney this week. Photo: Noel Kessel.

Ya’alon in Australia

FOR Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon, the man who could be Israel’s next prime minister, visiting Australia has become something of a tradition.

Sydney University vice-chancellor Dr Michael Spence. Photo: Noel Kessel

Sydney Uni ‘concerned’ by student claims

The University of Sydney says it is “extremely concerned” following an alleged incident in which a student was interrupted mid-way through an assessed class presentation after they started talking about the link between modern anti-Semitism and anti-Israel activism.

Ethnic community leaders gather at the launch of the Keep NSW Safe campaign. Photo: Noel Kessel

Communities rally for race-hate reform

In an unprecedented move, a coalition of ethnic organisations came together on Wednesday to urge the state government to fix its -“completely ineffective” race-hate legislation.