All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry
JEWISH Australians have featured prominently in this year’s Australia Day honours, with major contributions to a vast array of fields being recognised.
AFTER leading a multicultural stand against the government’s plans to axe Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act last year, Executive Council of Australian Jewry executive director Peter Wertheim will speak at a conference next month marking 40 years since […]
MORE stringent approval procedures for cartoons have been introduced at The Sydney Morning Herald, following the publication of a cartoon last year that was described as “clearly anti-Semitic” by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry.
THE anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign has again reared its head, following a renewed push by some Australian academics to boycott Israeli universities.
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has confirmed its continued support for Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, which prohibits offending and intimidating people because of their race, national or ethnic origin, after the terrorist attacks in Paris sparked renewed calls for its repeal.
A FIERY debate has broken out between acclaimed physician and journalist Dr Qanta Ahmed and Channel Seven’s Weekend Sunrise program, after the former accused the breakfast show of reducing her to “a vapid tool serving the malignant media construct of a two-dimensional anti-Semitic caricature of Zionism”.
LIBERAL MP Craig Laundy has been slammed after alluding to the fact that “the issues that we as a globe confront today” can be traced back to the creation of the State of Israel.
YIDDISH and Hebrew programs on SBS radio will continue despite the government’s budget cuts.
WHEN Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis turned a sod of soil at the National Jewish Memorial Centre in Canberra last Tuesday, he was breaking ground in three ways. It was his first visit to the national capital as Chief Rabbi of […]