All posts tagged Peter Wertheim

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Shorten: ‘ALP opposes BDS’

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.

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Community builds bridges

THE NSW Jewish War Memorial last Monday played host to the third meeting this year of the National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews.

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Golden Dawn set for Australia visit

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

Peter Wertheim (left), Stephen Lewis. Photo: Nadine Saacks

ECAJ anti-Semitism alert

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

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Government shelves 18C repeal

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. A tent-pole Coalition

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Shurat HaDin drops case against Lynch

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

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Leaders laud East Jerusalem stance

ISRAELI Prime ­Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lauded the Australian government after Attorney-General George Brandis (pictured) clarified last week the Coalition does not refer to East Jerusalem as “occupied”. In

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Sydney Uni staff narrowly vote down BDS

THE University of Sydney branch of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) may have moved towards joining the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement if not for

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Holocaust-denying bishop’s visit axed

AN anti-Semitic British churchman with a record of denying the Holocaust will not be allowed to visit Australia after The AJN alerted the government to his views. Bishop Richard

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Bishop concerned over homegrown jihadists

FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop this week said she was “deeply concerned” over the domestic threat posed by Australian citizens fighting with Islamist groups in Syria, following reports that

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