All posts tagged Peter Wertheim

Labor MP Melissa Parke.

ALP should be ‘ashamed of Parke’

FEDERAL Labor MP Melissa Parke needs to be “pulled into line” after she signed a petition calling on the United Nations Security Council to place sanctions on Israel, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) says.
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

ECAJ joins citizenship debate

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has thrown its broad support behind the federal government’s proposals to revoke citizenship from Australians involved with terrorist groups, but has urged caution.

UN report: ‘errors of fact, appalling bias’

JEWISH community groups have sharply criticised the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report into last year’s war between Israel and Gaza.

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Nazi haul in Qld drugs raid

QUEENSLAND Jewish Board of Deputies president Jason Steinberg has called for a permanent Holocaust and Tolerance Museum in the state after a number of Nazi items were discovered during police […]

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Hatred in eastern suburbs

COMMUNAL leaders have condemned an anti-Semitic leaflet that was dropped in letterboxes in Sydney’s eastern suburbs this week.

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Di Natale slammed over ‘Jewish state’ retraction

IGNORING the fact that the Jewish State has existed for almost 70 years and is recognised in international law, Greens leader Senator Richard Di Natale this week earned the ire […]

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Lynch let off with warning letter

ASSOCIATE Professor Jake Lynch will remain in his post at the University of Sydney after “no finding of serious misconduct” was made against him.

AJN 120th. Malcolm Turnbull.

Turnbull: ‘No plans to revisit 18C’

COMMUNICATIONS Minister Malcolm Turnbull has assured Australia’s Jewish roof body he is not advocating that the issue of changing Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA) be resurrected.

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Lecturer sorry for anti-Semitism comments

UNIVERSITY of Sydney lecturer Yarran Hominh has apologised to the community after it was reported that he said people should be allowed to express anti-Semitism on campus.

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Anti-Israel forums slammed

A SYMPOSIUM titled “Law, Rights and Resistance in Occupied Palestine” at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) on Friday has been labelled “one of the worst examples of polemics masquerading […]