All posts tagged antisemitism

Forging partnerships to fight injustice

After participating in the AUJS Holocaust Education Tour, I am now confident that AUJS will no longer protest against antisemitism on campus alone.

UK Labour MPs quit over antisemitism, Brexit

Jewish MP Luciana Berger was among seven Labour MPs in the UK who this week resigned from the party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's handling of complaints surrounding antisemitism and Brexit.

‘A sad indictment’

One of the reasons that 14-year-old Josh’s family immigrated from the UK to Australia a few years ago was because of the increasing threat of antisemitism. “He couldn’t walk around

AUJS campaign receives international award

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) was recognised on the international stage when the organisation won the Campaign of the Year award at last week's World Union of Jewish Students Congress.

Jewish-Muslim initiative tackles racism

A Jewish-Muslim initiative that provides training on how to safely respond to a hate attack was launched at Melbourne's Immigration Museum on December 10.

Concern about European poll results

A CNN poll of Europeans in seven countries found more than one-third said they have no substantial knowledge of the Holocaust.

Antisemitism rising on the right

In the long history of our people, Jews do not tend to do well when nationalist sentiments rise, when borders are sharply drawn and identities are crisply defined. Such times tend to leave us out.

Sydney vigil for Pittsburgh shooting victims

THE Sydney Jewish community will host a vigil on Wednesday, October 31 at The Great Synagogue to pay respects to the victims and survivors of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, USA.

Australian leaders respond to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The security level for the Australian Jewish community has remain unchanged after the Pittsburg attack that saw 11 people killed in the Tree of Life Synagogue.

Sacks speaks out on ‘antisemite’ Corbyn threat

Former British chief rabbi, Lord Jonathan Sacks, warned in an interview that Jewish people are making plans to leave Britain over fears of an antisemitic backlash precipitated by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.