All posts tagged Australian Jewish Association

Communal clash over speaker

IN the wake of the massacre in Christchurch this month, the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) called for a talk by US Islamic reformist Dr Zuhdi Jasser at Maroubra Synagogue to be cancelled. 

Turning soccer into a political football

The power of football is a panacea to the many woes of the Middle East, and for that matter, the world. How fantastic if it could be part of the cure.

‘Fearless lion’ mourned

MOMENTS after Ari Fuld was stabbed on Sunday night in Gush Etzion, in an attack that was to prove fatal, he rose to his feet, jumped over a fence, drew his pistol and shot the terrorist who had knifed him to prevent further innocent Israelis being assaulted.

‘Tawdry and juvenile’

AUSTRALIAN Jewish Association (AJA) president David Adler has sought to defend the group's invitation to far-right Canadian personality Lauren Southern to take a walking tour of Bondi or Caulfield.

ABC coverage bombs

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has lodged an official complaint with the ABC over its coverage of events in Israel and Gaza last weekend.

Sofer urges unity

IN an unprecedented move, Israel’s new ambassador to Australia Mark Sofer has urged communal organisations to consult with the embassy before releasing public statements on issues concerning the Jewish State.

Controversial new organisation launches

The controversial launch of the Australian Jewish Association was held at South Caulfield Synagogue on September 10 after Mizrachi in Melbourne withdrew its offer to host the event.

We won’t be ‘cowed by political correctness’

THE launch event of a new group called the Australian Jewish Association (AJA) will go ahead, despite being booted out of Melbourne's Beth Weizmann Community Centre.