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THE New Zealand mosque massacres prompted the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) to launch a crowd-funding campaign in support of the Muslim community in Christchurch.
AIIA Maasarwe came to Melbourne to study as an exchange student at La Trobe University. But on Monday evening, her father Saeed helped to carry her coffin at the Albanian Islamic centre and mosque in Dandenong.
SEVENTY years of Australian bipartisan agreement on Israel are over. On Tuesday, four days after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that Australia now recognises West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Australian Labor Party – which says it will reverse that recognition in government – passed a resolution to recognise Palestine as a state.
THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has called Labor's pledge to reverse the Morrison government's recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel's capital "hasty and ill-advised".
AUSTRALIA now recognises West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced yesterday. It follows a pledge made by the Prime Minister prior to October’s Wentworth by-election that
WITH one sentence, emotion filled Parliament House in Canberra on Monday. "Today the Australian government and this Parliament, on behalf of all Australians, unreservedly apologises to the victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse," Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.
KERRYN Phelps has made history, becoming the first Jewish female in Australia's federal parliament after beating the Liberal Party's Dave Sharma in a close Wentworth by-election.
PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has denied that an announcement to look at moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is motivated by Jewish votes in this weekend's Wentworth by-election.
AUSTRALIAN Jewish community leaders have praised a move by the US to cut the entire American aid budget to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which provides aid to the Palestinians.
AUSTRALIA'S new Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne will continue to support the State of Israel, according to Liberal deputy leader Josh Frydenberg.