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“ISRAEL’S struggles are our struggles. Their fight is our fight. Israel’s values are our values.”
SHADOW attorney-general Mark Dreyfus said that whatever the grievances of the Palestinians, “indiscriminate murder will never be a legitimate form of political protest” when he spoke in Parliament last week.
FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop declared there has been no shift in Australia’s foreign policy towards Iran and Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria when she met with leaders of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) last week.
CONCERNS that the current wave of Palestinian terrorism in Israel is the start of a third intifada are premature, one of Israel’s top foreign affairs analysts said in Sydney last week.
THE deepening crisis between Israel and the Palestinians – and funding to prevent radicalisation of Muslim youth in Australia – were on Premier Daniel Andrews’ mind when he spoke to a packed luncheon event at the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC).
A MUSLIM cleric in Gaza who incites violence against Israel is “a disgrace to men and women of the cloth everywhere, a disgrace to religion and a disgrace to humanity”, according to Federal Member for Deakin Michael Sukkar.
CHANNEL Seven has apologised to the Jewish community and removed a post from its Facebook page which contained several vile anti-Israel and anti-Semitic comments, including one lamenting the fact that Hitler left some Jews alive.
ZIONIST Federation of Australia president Danny Lamm will travel to Israel this week in defiance of the current deadly wave of Palestinian terrorism to attend the World Zionist Congress.
Israel’s renowned Batsheva Dance Company is returning to Australia with two compelling productions for the Melbourne Festival.