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ABC News: ‘Sorry for lapse’

IN an unprecedented move, a senior ABC employee contacted the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) to apologise for a recent segment on ABC radio that broke the organisation’s editorial standards for accuracy.

ABC interview ‘failed to meet standard’

A NUMBER of factual errors went unchallenged during an ABC radio interview with leftwing Israeli activist Orly Noy last week, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry says.

ABC headline still ‘misleading’

THE Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has upheld an Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) complaint relating to a misleading headline, "Israel attacks targets in Gaza following signing of Golan Heights proclamation."

Right on the rise

NEO-fascist organisation Antipodean Resistance (AR) has taken a prominent and concerning role among antisemitic forces threatening Jewish Australians, according to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ).

Keneally and co return from Rambam

Labor Senators Kristina Keneally and Anthony Chisholm addressed an Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council briefing earlier this month after participating in a recent Rambam study program to Israel.

A Torah’s odyssey

What do a fragile Torah scroll, a bar mitzvah boy and a government minister have in common? As Peter Kohn discovered, they are entwined in an epic tale of upheaval and renewal.

ABC coverage bombs

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has lodged an official complaint with the ABC over its coverage of events in Israel and Gaza last weekend.

ABC’s ‘glaring failure’

THE Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has written to the ABC's managing director Michelle Guthrie asking her to explain the lack of coverage of last week's rocket attacks on Israel from Gaza, the largest bombardment since the war with Hamas in 2014.

‘We can hold head high’

A UNITED Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution to investigate Israel's actions at the Gaza border during the recent violent unrest "failed the test of balance and impartiality", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said.

AFR columnist defended

THE Australian Financial Review (AFR) has doubled down after an "in-joke" between columnist Joe Aston and Jewish businessman Joe Gersh offended members of the community.