All posts tagged Gareth Narunsky

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Balancing the ALP Israel debate

THE newly formed Australia Israel Labor Dialogue (AILD) will provide needed balance in the debate about Israel within the Australian Labor Party (ALP), former Queensland premier Peter Beattie says.
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Einat Wilf in Sydney

No platform for delegitimisers

THE battle against the delegitimisation of Israel will be won when people holding anti-Israel and anti-Zionist views have the same social acceptability as neo-Nazis, former Knesset member Dr Einat Wilf said in Sydney earlier this month.

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‘A brutal act of terror’

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has labelled last weekend’s Copenhagen terrorist attacks “an affront to some of our most fundamental values”.

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Reclaiming a connection with the past

SYDNEY siblings Alex Gottshall and Eva Wittenberg have experienced an emotional reconnection with their family’s past after receiving a parcel of family treasures their grandfather hid in his attic more than 70 years ago.

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Strathfield Synagogue sold

JEWISH day schools in Sydney will be the beneficiaries now that Strathfield Synagogue has been sold.

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‘World changers’ visit Israel

A VISIT to Israel by a delegation of Indonesian scholars last month has “the potential to change the world”, says the local communal leader who led it.

Informal Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly 69th session:  concern of a rise in anti-Semitic violence worldwide.

UN anti-Semitism session welcomed

THE first-ever meeting of the United Nations General Assembly to deal specifically with the rising tide of anti-Semitism has been met with cautious optimism by local Jewish leaders.

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Our Aussie Day honorees

JEWISH Australians have featured prominently in this year’s Australia Day honours, with major contributions to a vast array of fields being recognised.

Peter Wertheim (left), Stephen Lewis. Photo: Nadine Saacks

Fighting discrimination for four decades

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 […]

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Foley stands up for Israel

NEW NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley says he is inspired by the bridge-building work the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) does with the local Muslim community.