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THE anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign has again reared its head, following a renewed push by some Australian academics to boycott Israeli universities.
A FIERY debate has broken out between acclaimed physician and journalist Dr Qanta Ahmed and Channel Seven’s Weekend Sunrise program, after the former accused the breakfast show of reducing her to “a vapid tool serving the malignant media construct of a two-dimensional anti-Semitic caricature of Zionism”.
COMMUNAL leaders have paid tribute to Victoria’s outgoing Chief Commissioner Ken Lay, who announced last week he would be hanging up his policeman’s uniform to care for his wife Christine, who is suffering from a serious illness.
ONE of the world’s leading publishing houses has apologised for leaving Israel off the map in an atlas for children it sells to English-speaking schools in the Middle East.
IN its final act as a member of the United Nations Security Council, Australia was last week one of just two countries to vote against a motion proposing Palestinian statehood.
ISRAELI director Nadav Schirman’s intriguing documentary, The Green Prince, is about a 17-year-old Palestinian cultivated as a spy for the Israeli security service Shin Bet, and the improbable friendship that developed over many years between the spy and his handler, […]
THE Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV), Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) and World Zionist Organisation this week honoured Philip Chester’s contribution to the Zionist movement and dedication to strengthening Australia’s ties with Israel by awarding him the prestigious Jerusalem Prize at its annual assembly.
A POLISH Catholic merchant who risked his life to save Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II was honoured at a ceremony at the Israeli Embassy in Canberra on Tuesday.
TONY Abbott has described the terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue that killed five people as “an act of pure evil”.