All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

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Companies drop kosher symbol

IT has been revealed this week that a number of companies have decided to remove symbols certifying their products as kosher from their packaging.
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Bishop urged to tackle Iran over Israel

COMMUNAL leaders have joined Labor MP Michael Danby in urging Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to use her controversial visit to Iran this weekend to express Australia’s concern at the country’s continual calls for the destruction of Israel.

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‘Deep concern’ over Iran nuclear deal

LOCAL communal leaders have joined the chorus of concern from Israel over the deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program.

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Australian Jewish Communal Lobby slammed

A GROUP calling itself the Australian Jewish Communal Lobby (AJCL) has been slammed by community leaders and has apologised for offering to fund the legal defence of people arrested at the Reclaim Australia rallies on the weekend.

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Outrage over Nazi auction

A CANBERRA auction house that placed a selection of Nazi memorabilia under the hammer recently has been panned by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) and the Anti-Defamation Commission.

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Former ambassador mourned

TRIBUTES have been paid to Yehuda Avner, a speechwriter and adviser to four Israeli prime ministers and Israel’s ambassador to Australia from 1992-95.

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Reaction to Bibi victory

COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s success at last week’s election.

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Israel-IS conspiracy jibe slammed

VICTORIA’S Education Minister and his Liberal shadow have both condemned the comments of a Melbourne Muslim college principal who has claimed Islamic State (IS) is an Israeli-American conspiracy.

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University probes Lynch

THE University of Sydney is investigating whether Associate Professor Jake Lynch breached its code of conduct during an altercation with a 76-year-old woman when anti-Israel protesters disrupted a talk last week.

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Anti-Israel protesters run riot at Sydney uni

A LECTURE by retired army colonel Richard Kemp at the University of Sydney was disrupted by at least a dozen screaming students who fought with security on Wednesday afternoon. The students had burst into the room shouting “Richard Kemp, you can’t […]