All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

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Shurat HaDin drops case against Lynch

ISRAELI civil rights group Shurat HaDin and Associate Professor Jake Lynch are both claiming victory after the former withdrew its class action racism lawsuit against the University of Sydney academic.

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Anti-Israel hate speech on our streets

“ISRAEL is an illegitimate state. Israel has no right to exist,” shouted the speaker, to thunderous applause and cheers from the thousands packed into the square. Flying alongside the

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Dapin signs on for Jewish military history book

A BOOK chronicling the history of Jews serving in Australia’s military is a step closer to becoming reality after popular Jewish author Mark Dapin officially signed on as

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Palmer Nazi slur defended

JEWISH former Palmer United Party (PUP) candidate for Wentworth Marsha Foxman has stood behind party head Clive Palmer after he controversially labelled Queensland Premier Campbell Newman a Nazi. Palmer

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Outrage at murder of Palestinian teen

JEWISH organisations in Australia condemned the murder of a Palestinian youth in East Jerusalem, as reports emerged that six Jewish suspects have been arrested in relation to the

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Abbott, leaders condemn horrific murders

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has written personally to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express Australia’s sympathy and sorrow in the wake of the brutal slayings of the

Dr Fredrick Toben outside the Federal Court in Sydney this week.

Toben deeply invested in repeal of 18C: Milne

AUSTRALIAN Greens leader Senator Christine Milne has argued in Parliament that retaining Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act is essential to curb the activities of Holocaust deniers

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East Jerusalem stance clarified

COMMUNAL leaders this week said they have no issue with an apparent softening of the federal government’s stance on the status of East Jerusalem. Earlier this month, Attorney-General George


Abbott: Jihadists not welcome

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has welcomed Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s promise to take a hard line on keeping jihadists out of Australia. Earlier this month, it

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Bibi postpones Australia trip

BENJAMIN Netanyahu has postponed a trip to Australia in mid-July in the wake of the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers last week. Netanyahu, who was due to arrive in

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