All posts tagged Alex Ryvchin

Australian Jewish leaders react to Omar, Tlaib ban

AUSTRALIAN Jewish leaders have defended Israel’s handling of plans by two controversial US Congresswomen to visit there, although some stated that tactically Israel may have blundered.

‘Australia must cut funding to UNRWA’

AUSTRALIA has been urged to suspend payments to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) amid allegations of corruption at the highest levels of the Palestinian aid organisation. 

Victorian government condemns spate of hate

THE Victorian government has condemned a recent spate of antisemitic graffiti as "completely unacceptable", and urged that those responsible be "caught and punished under the law".

DFAT alumni lash Israel

AN open letter from a group of former diplomats urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison not to support the US Middle East peace plan betrays "a clear bias and an alarming lack of understanding" about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) says.

Labor’s latest pains

LABOR has dumped a Northern Territory Senate hopeful who had shared antisemitic conspiracy theories on Facebook.

‘An insult to our national debate’

AS the Australian Labor Party battles against anti-Israel elements within its ranks, leader Bill Shorten has stressed that a "Shorten Labor government will be committed to maintaining close ties with Israel".

WA Labor candidate quits over Israel comments

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten says Labor’s candidate for the WA seat of Curtin Melissa Parke did the “right thing” after withdrawing from the election contest over controversial comments she made about Israel.

Greens’ post slammed

JEWISH leaders have expressed their disgust at a gibe by a Greens staffer working for Macnamara candidate Steph Hodgins-May that deaths in Gaza were Israeli "genocide".

Antisemitic graffiti condemned

JEWISH leaders have expressed their outrage after a string of swastikas and antisemitic remarks were daubed across Sydney late last month.

Police investigating neo-Nazi graffiti in Sydney

POLICE are appealing for information after a series of neo-Nazi symbols and antisemitic remarks were sprayed on a Sydney laneway.