All posts tagged anti-Semitism

Terrorism glorified: Outrage over University of Sydney student magazine

The editors responsible for a University of Sydney student magazine cover depicting a suicide bomber who killed more than 50 people – including several Israeli and Lebanese soldiers – have defied calls for an apology.

Livingstone quits UK Labour Party

Ken Livingstone, the former mayor of London whose membership in the Labour Party has exposed the British political party to allegations of anti-Semitism, has announced he's quitting the party.

Abbas’ apology over his Shoah comments rejected

The Palestinian President has apologised "if people were offended" by his claims that the "social function" that Jews took on in Europe was the cause of massacres, including the Holocaust.

UK MPS debate anti-Semitism

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn came under fire in Parliament this week as MPs discussed anti-Semitism. Tuesday afternoon's debate on the issue saw Jewish members of Corbyn's party discuss their own personal experiences.

Gen17 findings: Committed to Israel, unbowed by anti-Semitism

There is clearly room for our community to get better at reporting public anti-Semitic discourse, especially online. Complaints should be directed to the ECAJ and state roof bodies and communal security groups.

Corbyn under fire for attending anti-Israel seder

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire for attending a seder hosted by a far-left Jewish group called Jewdas that has described Israel as a “steaming pile of sewage whichroperly disposed of”.

UK Jews to Corbyn: ‘Enough is enough’

Approximately 2,000 people gathered outside the houses of Parliament in London this week to protest anti-Semitism in the British Labour Party.

The tragic legacy of the Anschluss

I was born on February 11, 1938, in Vienna. Barely one month later, on March 12, 1938, Nazi Germany invaded Austria and within hours Hitler had proclaimed the Anschluss.

Spotlight on the ‘forgotten refugees’

"In NSW, we are no longer the forgotten Jews", former AUJS NSW president Hila Tsor – of Libyan and Iraqi heritage – declared at the third annual recognition ceremony of the plight of Jews from Arab lands and Iran, attended by more than 380 people on November 30 at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park.

Anti-Semitism on the rise in Australia

The 2017 Report on Anti-Semitism in Australia released by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry reveals a 10 per cent rise in anti-Semitic incidents reported nationally.