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Pat Farmer

Running for Mid East peace

ULTRAMARATHON runner Pat Farmer will run 1600 kilometres from Lebanon to Israel in the name of peace next month.

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ECAJ Conference 2007. New president Robert Goot. photo: Peter Haskin

NSW rabbis clash with leaders over 18C

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) and Rabbinical Council of NSW (RCNSW) are at odds over the federal government’s proposed changes to racial discrimination laws. The NSW peak

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Standing ovations for Sharansky

NATAN Sharansky gave a fascinating insight into his journey, from Soviet refusenik to head of the Jewish Agency for Israel, during appearances in Sydney and Melbourne. The former Soviet

O'Farrell at AICC

State Libs voice fears over race law changes

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has welcomed statements from the NSW and Victorian state governments that freedom of speech cannot come at the expense of hate

Akiva Hamilton

Shurat case ‘pumped up’

A LAWYER for Jake Lynch, the Associate Professor of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPACS) at the University of Sydney, has accused Israeli civil rights group

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

ABC under fire for Facebook hate

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has asked the ABC for an explanation after anti-Semitic posts remained on its Facebook page for more than a month. Following the

Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben. Photo: AJN file

New legislation ‘deeply flawed’

HOLOCAUST denier Fredrick Toben, who was successfully prosecuted in 2009 under Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, would have been protected under a new sub-section in the

in Canberra, Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. (AAP Image/Alan Porritt) NO ARCHIVING

MP may break ranks on RDA

INDIGENOUS Liberal MP Ken Wyatt is threatening to cross the floor and vote against changes in the Racial Discrimination Act, after it was revealed the government could make

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

More anti-Semitic graffiti at Adelaide Uni

TWO more incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti have been found on campus at the University of Adelaide. In a letter to Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) executive director Peter

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The scholar BDS tried to stop

JAKE Lynch should “back off from his ludicrous misuse of his academic position” to promote his personal politics, Hebrew University academic Professor Dan Avnon says. In 2012 Lynch, the

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