All posts tagged Evan Zlatkis

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.

Greens leader Richard Di Natale. Photo: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas

‘Graceless’ Greens leader under fire for Peres speech

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has delivered a speech about the late former Israeli president Shimon Peres, which has been condemned as “disgusting”, “rotten” and “hateful”.

Muhammad Raza Saqib Mustafai in the offensive video. Photo: YouTube screengrab

‘Urgent need’ to act on genocide advocacy

A Pakistani cleric sent home from an Australian speaking tour last week after a video emerged of him declaring, “It is the guarantee of world peace when the last Jew is slain” illustrates the “urgent need” for a new criminal offence of advocacy of genocide.

Executive Council of Australian Jewry executive director Peter Wertheim.

Community unites for 18C

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies and the Jewish Community Council of Victoria have united in support of keeping Sections 18C and 18D of the Racial Discrimination Act in their present form.

Richard Balkin signing the ZCNSW condolence book in honour of Shimon Peres.
Photo: Noel Kessel.

Australia pays respects to Shimon Peres

Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove told The AJN it was an “honour to express the condolences of so many Australians” at Shimon Peres’ funeral.

The cover of the booklet.

Labor Friends of Palestine booklet ‘demonises’ Israel

A BOOKLET produced by Australian Labor Friends of Palestine accusing the “pro-Israel lobby” of sending politicians, party officials and journalists to Israel to get a “carefully orchestrated, one-sided perspective” on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been slammed as “disingenuous” by communal leaders.


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”.