All posts tagged Anti-Defamation Commission

Game shame

AUSTRALIAN games retailers are being urged to follow the example of Games World in Chadstone, which has ceased selling the game Secret Hitler following complaints filed to the Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC). 

‘Confine these views to the dustbin of history’

JEWISH leaders have joined a legion of Australians condemning an anti-immigration rally in Melbourne on Saturday attended by Queensland senator Fraser Anning, at which neo-Nazi salutes were made and Nazi paraphernalia was displayed.

Oz remembered

ISRAEL and world Jewry have "lost a giant" with the passing of Amos Oz, Executive Council of Australian Jewry co-CEO Peter Wertheim said this week.

‘A kick in the stomach of victims’

AN auction of Nazi memorabilia went ahead last weekend despite publicly aired concerns from the Jewish community.

Nazi items used in high school class

VICTORIA’S Department of Education is investigating how Nazi memorabilia was allowed to be used by a staff member during a class at a high school on the Mornington Peninsula.

Aussie artists back Eurovision boycott

A NUMBER of Australian artists and musicians have joined more than 130 performers from around the globe calling for a boycott of next year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.

A Blue-and-white new year

BLUE sky and white clouds matched the colours of Israel's flag as it was hoisted on a community flagpole at St Kilda Town Hall on Monday morning – believed to be the first time the Israeli banner has flown on an Australian municipal flagpole.

Corbyn ‘greatest danger to Jews’

JEREMY Corbyn has "unleashed a tidal wave of anti-Semitism in Great Britain", Dore Gold said at the Anti-Defamation Commission Gandel Oration in Sydney last week.

Corbyn a danger to Jews, says Gold

THE views of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn represent a new high in resurgent anti-Semitism, said Dore Gold, president of the Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs, as he delivered the 35th Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) Gandel Oration.

Thundering Bolt strikes Bagel Belt

HE is no stranger to divisiveness, and last week Andrew Bolt polarised members of both the wider and Jewish community. Four News Corp tabloids, including the Herald Sun published an op-ed by the controversial columnist entitled in the Daily Telegraph as "The foreign invasion".