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Speaking with Peter Kohn, Jewish ALP frontbencher Mark Dreyfus shares his visions for Australia and his hope of becoming a senior minister in a Shorten government.
Recognising a Palestinian state in these circumstances would therefore not help to end the conflict with Israel, but would almost certainly inaugurate a new and bloodier phase of that conflict.
It is The Greens' parliamentary habit of voting against all measures to enhance our counter-terror response that must be exposed to Australians.
NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley personally apologised because a Jewish community leader was barred entry to the launch of the Labor Union Multicultural Action Committee on Monday night.
For all the mud that has been thrown at him – and there has been a fair bit – Michael Danby has put in the hours, not just for Australian Jewry but for the public as a whole as a hard grafting politician, who has remained true to his conscience whatever the fallout.
AFTER 20 years in federal politics, Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby today officially announced that he will step down at the end of the current parliamentary term.
A senior NSW Labor figure has slammed former foreign minister Bob Carr after he accused Israel of "war crimes" and said the recent Gaza violence "makes it inevitable" that federal Labor will recognise Palestine.
The colourful life and illustrious career of Barry Cohen were honoured by past and present political leaders at a state memorial service held at Old Parliament House – where the late politician spent three years of his more than two decades in office.
Tributes have flooded in for community stalwart Andrew Casey, who died suddenly at the age of 64 last week. Casey came to Australia as a refugee, was a journalist, media adviser, political activist, trade unionist and proud Jew.
Tributes have flowed for former federal Labor minister, NSW MP and "justice warrior" Barry Cohen, who has died aged 82.