All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry
HUNDREDS gathered to commemorate the anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre – in which nearly 34,000 Jews were murdered in two days in Ukraine in 1941 – at ceremonies in Sydney and Melbourne on Sunday.
A VEHEMENTLY anti-Semitic leaflet distributed in Sydney’s eastern suburbs on Rosh Hashanah last week has drawn the ire of Jewish communal leaders and politicians. The pamphlet, titled “The worlds
COMMUNAL leaders have condemned comments by senior Labor frontbencher Tony Burke, who accused Israel of preventing a two-state solution by building settlements and trashing Palestinians’ drinking water. The shadow
MEMBERS of Golden Dawn, the far right Greek political party which openly admits admiration for Adolf Hitler and has been listed as a criminal organisation in its home
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
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
A Jewish bus driver said his colleague had to stop for the six teenagers that abused the Jewish students on Wednesday.
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
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
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