All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

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ECAJ joins citizenship debate

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has thrown its broad support behind the federal government’s proposals to revoke citizenship from Australians involved with terrorist groups, but has urged caution.
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Frydenberg tweeter has anti-Semitic form

THE AJN can reveal that the financial planner at the centre of a storm of criticism for anti-Semitic tweets about Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg this week has previous form in the area.

UN report: ‘errors of fact, appalling bias’

JEWISH community groups have sharply criticised the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report into last year’s war between Israel and Gaza.


Nazi haul in Qld drugs raid

QUEENSLAND Jewish Board of Deputies president Jason Steinberg has called for a permanent Holocaust and Tolerance Museum in the state after a number of Nazi items were discovered during police […]

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Hatred in eastern suburbs

COMMUNAL leaders have condemned an anti-Semitic leaflet that was dropped in letterboxes in Sydney’s eastern suburbs this week.

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Di Natale slammed over ‘Jewish state’ retraction

IGNORING the fact that the Jewish State has existed for almost 70 years and is recognised in international law, Greens leader Senator Richard Di Natale this week earned the ire […]


Anti-Semitism scholar mourned

JEWISH community leaders have paid tribute to renowned Israeli academic Robert Wistrich, who died this month, aged 71. Wistrich, a professor of European and Jewish history at the Hebrew University […]

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Lynch let off with warning letter

ASSOCIATE Professor Jake Lynch will remain in his post at the University of Sydney after “no finding of serious misconduct” was made against him.

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Leading the fight against hate

AUSTRALIAN activists were among the 1200 delegates at the fifth Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism in Jerusalem last week.

Coalition senator Cory Bernardi speaking during Senate question time at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. (AAP Image/Alan Porritt)  NO ARCHIVING

‘Kashrut probe not a threat’

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) will cooperate with a recently announced Senate Inquiry into Food Certification Schemes.