All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

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‘An act of pure evil’

TONY Abbott has described the terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue that killed five people as “an act of pure evil”.

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Anti-Semitsm on the rise

THE number of anti-Semitic physical assaults trebled to 15 in the last year according to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s (ECAJ’s) annual anti-Semitism report.

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Golden Dawn members headed to Australia

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has stood shoulder to shoulder with senior representatives of Australia’s Greek community in condemning a planned visit this week by members

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Bob Carr at it again

COMMUNAL leaders and politicians have blasted the inaugural patron of Labor Friends of Palestine, Bob Carr, who delivered a one-sided speech against Israel last week that accused the


Shorten: ‘ALP opposes BDS’

OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has distanced the ALP from a petition tabled in Parliament earlier this week, calling on the government to support the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and

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Community builds bridges

THE NSW Jewish War Memorial last Monday played host to the third meeting this year of the National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews.


Our ‘disappointing relationship’ with Gough

AS tributes flow for Gough Whitlam, Australia’s 21st prime minister, who died on Tuesday, aged 98, reflections from communal leaders have been mixed, some recalling a government that

Babi Yar Massacre memorial ceremony at Waverley Park.

Honouring the victims of Babi Yar

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


‘Poisonous’ pamphlet condemned

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

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Burke slammed over settlement comments

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

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