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WHEN Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis turned a sod of soil at the National Jewish Memorial Centre in Canberra last Tuesday, he was breaking ground in three ways. It was his first visit to the national capital as Chief Rabbi of […]
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has stood shoulder to shoulder with senior representatives of Australia’s Greek community in condemning a planned visit this week by members of far-right Greek party Golden Dawn.
COMMUNAL leaders and politicians have blasted the inaugural patron of Labor Friends of Palestine, Bob Carr, who delivered a one-sided speech against Israel last week that accused the country of being on the road to “apartheid”.
OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has distanced the ALP from a petition tabled in Parliament earlier this week, calling on the government to support the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
THE NSW Jewish War Memorial last Monday played host to the third meeting this year of the National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews.
MEMBERS of Golden Dawn, the far right Greek political party which openly admits admiration for Adolf Hitler and has been listed as a criminal organisation in its home country, are headed to Australia to raise awareness and funds.
THERE is a clear correlation between any escalation of the various conflicts in the Middle East and incidents of anti-Semitism in Australia, according to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ).
THE Abbott government has bowed to pressure from ethnic groups including the Australian Jewish community, scrapping its proposed wind-back of the Racial Discrimination Act on Tuesday.
ISRAELI civil rights group Shurat HaDin and Associate Professor Jake Lynch are both claiming victory after the former withdrew its class action racism lawsuit against the University of Sydney academic.