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Widening the Zionist conversation

WE must keep the Zionist ‘tent’ open, according to author and commentator Professor Gil Troy.

Draft religious discrimination bill released

ATTORNEY-general Christian Porter chose The Great Synagogue as the venue to release the government’s proposed religious freedom reforms yesterday (Thursday).

Tim Fischer remembered

FORMER deputy prime minister Tim Fischer has been remembered in the Jewish community as a stalwart advocate of the legacy of Sir John Monash, campaigning relentlessly for the World War I visionary to be posthumously promoted to the supreme Australian rank of field marshal.

Poulton quits ALP

TREVOR Poulton, the figure at the centre of a renewed storm over Josh Frydenberg's eligibility to sit in Parliament, has quit the ALP, amid claims antisemitism played a role in the attacks on the Treasurer.

‘A very good outcome’: Trevor Poulton resigns from ALP

TREVOR Poulton, the controversial figure at the centre of a renewed storm over Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's eligibility to sit in Parliament, has dramatically quit the Australian Labor Party.

Israel-Diaspora analyst Down Under

PROFESSOR Gil Troy is set to visit Australia as a special guest of the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA), to headline its plenary conference in Sydney on August 25 and to speak in Melbourne and Perth.

Calling all young artists

THIS year, the annual AJN Rosh Hashanah card competition is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Religious freedoms vs religious discrimination

We live in an age that increasingly affirms equality of rights as a moral imperative, writes Peter Wertheim.

‘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. 

NSW Labor MP supports Frydenberg

NSW Labor frontbencher Walt Secord has thrown his support behind Josh Frydenberg, labelling dual citizenship claims against the federal Treasurer as being “deeply rooted in antisemitism”.