All posts tagged Gaza

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Furore over ‘anti-Israel’ VCE play

VICTORIAN education minister James Merlino has come under fire after Victorian high school students found a “heavily biased” stage-play about life in Gaza during the conflict with Israel on their curriculum.

Benny Gantz addressing the UIA function in Sydney. Photo: Giselle Haber

Gantz tackles the big issues

A SOLD-OUT auditorium greeted former Israel Defence Forces chief Benny Gantz at the United Israel Appeal’s (UIA’s) general division eastern suburbs function on Monday night.

Laurie Ferguson.

MP slammed over Israel speech

FEDERAL NSW Labor MP Laurie Ferguson has roused the ire of the community leadership after delivering a speech slating Israel in the House of Representatives last week.

Israeli security personnel evicting a resident of Neve Dekalim.

Disengagement from Gaza: 10 years on

TEN years after Israel unilaterally withdrew from Gaza in the hope for peace, local community leaders have spoken of the plan’s “abject failure”.

Major-General Jim Molan addresses the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum.

A top brass take on the Gaza war

ISRAEL’S actions during last year’s Operation Protective Edge were lawful and justified, according to Major-General Jim Molan, who addressed the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies plenum on Tuesday night.

Dave Sharma, Australian Ambassador to Israel at Beth Weizmann Community Centre in Melbourne. Photo: Peter Haskin

Ambassador shares insights

THE conflict between Hamas and Israel last year has left a mark on the family of Australia’s ambassador to Israel.

Labor MP Melissa Parke.

ALP should be ‘ashamed of Parke’

FEDERAL Labor MP Melissa Parke needs to be “pulled into line” after she signed a petition calling on the United Nations Security Council to place sanctions on Israel, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) says.

Ravit Martinez will speak about her experiences as an MDA paramedic at MDA NSW's major function.

Helping people in need with MDA

ONE of the special things about working for Magen David Adom (MDA) is the opportunity to help people all over the world, paramedic Ravit Martinez says.

UN report: ‘errors of fact, appalling bias’

JEWISH community groups have sharply criticised the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report into last year’s war between Israel and Gaza.

Melanie Phillips at BW 2

European leaders silent on jihadi Jew hate

AFTER the Islamist violence in Paris and Copenhagen, Europe’s political leaders need to stop hiding behind a rationale that anyone explaining the anti-Jewish agenda of jihadists is guilty of “Islamophobia”, […]