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COMMUNICATIONS Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Israeli columnist and editor Shmuel Rosner engaged in a vibrant, robust conversation at the Zionist Federation of Australia’s 2015 plenary on Sunday.
FIVE Australian lifesavers arrived in Israel last week to train children in a pilot Nipper program in Ashdod.
COMMUNAL leaders have condemned a Fairfax Media article that accused Israel of highlighting its gay friendliness “to deflect criticism of its treatment of Palestinians” and “to justify Israel’s ongoing occupation”.
VICTORIAN Education Minister and Deputy Premier James Merlino revealed that he has a picture from Jerusalem hanging on his kitchen wall when he visited a United Jewish Education Board (UJEB) classes at Glen Eira College on Friday.
MORIAH College will next week launch Kesher Academy, a new platform for adult Jewish education, with an opening talk tackling intermarriage.
MEMBERS of the Australian Jewish community have welcomed news that convicted spy Jonathan Pollard will be released on parole on November 20 after serving 30 years of a life sentence in the United States.
THE Australian Labor Party (ALP) has been condemned by communal leaders for passing a one-sided resolution that singles out Israeli settlement building as a “roadblock to peace” and states that if the next round of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians fail it will discuss recognition of a Palestinian state.
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.
THE conflict between Hamas and Israel last year has left a mark on the family of Australia’s ambassador to Israel.