All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

Peter Wertheim (left), Stephen Lewis. Photo: Nadine Saacks

ECAJ anti-Semitism alert

THERE is a clear correlation between any escalation of the various conflicts in the Middle East and incidents of anti-Semitism in Australia, according to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ).

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Bishop blames Hamas

HAMAS has “failed to embrace a series of opportunities” to end the conflict in Gaza and Israel, foreign minister Julie Bishop said last week. In a statement released on

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“It wasn’t the bus driver’s fault”

A Jewish bus driver said his colleague had to stop for the six teenagers that abused the Jewish students on Wednesday.

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Sydney unites for peace

A 10,000-strong sea of people dressed in blue and white turned out to show their support for Israel at Dudley Page Reserve in Dover Heights on Sunday. Calling for


Government shelves 18C repeal

THE Abbott government has bowed to pressure from ethnic groups including the Australian Jewish community, scrapping its proposed wind-back of the Racial Discrimination Act on Tuesday. A tent-pole Coalition

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Fairfax sorry for cartoon

THE Sydney Morning Herald apologised for a Glen Le Lievre cartoon, which many in the Jewish community branded anti-Semitic and led to a wave of subscribers and some


Flag burnings “disgusting”

JEWISH community groups have condemned the burning of an Israeli flag and an Australian flag by pro-Palestinian protesters in the Melbourne CBD. Demonstrators reportedly stole the Australian flag from

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Pollies’ one-sided letter

COMMUNAL leaders have blasted a letter signed by over 40 Australian politicians, calling for Israel to end its operation in Gaza, as one-sided. The letter is an initiative of

Carmel Graffiti

‘Zionist scum’ daubed on Perth Jewish school

VANDALS struck at Perth’s Carmel School early last Friday morning, daubing a message of hatred on a wall. When staff and students arrived at Carmel on Friday morning, they

SMH slammed over ‘anti-Semitic’ cartoon

THE Sydney Morning Herald could face legal action after widespread community outrage at a “clearly anti-Semitic” cartoon that could lead to the “inciting of hatred of Jews”. The Executive

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