A WORLD globe with Palestine printed over the area of Israel will continue being sold at retailer Typo, despite its parent company, Cotton On, being informed of the error.
COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed the appointment of Michelle Guthrie as the managing director of the ABC but added that she has a tough task ahead of her.
A WEST Australian university has apologised to the Jewish Community Council of Western Australia (JCCWA) over an article by one of its academics, berating Israel.
FORMER foreign minister Bob Carr has come under fire from members of his own party after lamenting the “Judaising” of the “great Arab city” of Jerusalem and saying politicians are being “seduced and bribed” with study tours to Israel.
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has welcomed the decision by the NSW Supreme Court to dismiss a defamation case brought by Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben.
CHANNEL 7 has compared a terrorist who stabbed an innocent 70-year-old man with someone “having an argument with their mother” prior to a car accident.
THE ABC is one of Australia’s most venerable institutions, much loved by many people. The national broadcaster provides television, radio, online and mobile services throughout metropolitan and regional Australia as well as educational and cultural programming, some of it highly innovative, that commercial media rarely offer. Australia would be much the poorer in many ways without the ABC.
THE federal government today (Thursday) introduced to Parliament a new criminal offence of advocating genocide, which could see offenders who publicly “counsel, promote, encourage or urge” genocide imprisoned for up to seven years.
AS 100,000 people joined together in central Tel Aviv on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, community leaders in Australia reflected on the life and legacy of the slain prime minister.