All posts tagged Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council

Probe into SMH, Age ‘Palestine’ crossword

THE Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) has launched an investigation after a crossword in its Tuesday edition – also featured in The Age – appeared to recognise “Palestine” as the Holy Land.

SBS apologises over ‘erroneous’ story

SBS has admitted a July 10 story "erroneously" implied Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had threatened military action in response to increased uranium enrichment by Iran.

Australian Jewish leaders ‘appalled’ at bombing terror attack

AUSTRALIAN Jewish leaders have condemned a terrorist attack at a nature reserve in the West Bank, which killed a 17-year-old Israeli girl and left her father and brother severely wounded.

Australian Jewish leaders react to Omar, Tlaib ban

AUSTRALIAN Jewish leaders have defended Israel's handling of plans by two controversial US Congresswomen to visit there, although some stated that tactically Israel may have blundered.

Rambam tour ‘transformative’

A POWERFUL spiritual experience awaited a group of six Christian clergy who have taken part in the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) Rambam Israel visiting program.

‘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. 

Israel up close for editors

THE editor of The Australian newspaper, John Lehmann, said he gained a deeper understanding of how Iran has emerged as Israel's biggest threat by attending a Rambam Fellowship Program journalists' mission to the Jewish State last month.

Truth was the collateral damage

In this week's episode of Body Hack, Todd Sampson presented a sensational, but entirely one-sided portrayal, of the political situation in Gaza, writes Naomi Levin.

Body Hack slammed as ‘anything but balanced’

Jewish community leaders have expressed their "extreme concern" at the depiction of the situation in the Gaza Strip and the portrayal of Israel on Network Ten's Todd Sampson's Body Hack, which aired on Tuesday evening. 

Furore over Falk visit

JEWISH communal leaders are concerned about plans for Richard Falk, a US academic who has endorsed conspiracy theories and who is widely accused of antisemitism, to visit Australia to speak at the NSW Parliament and at the University of Sydney.