All posts tagged B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission

Academics renew boycott call

A NEW petition calling on academics to join the anti-Israel boycott campaign is being sent to mass email lists at the University of Sydney.

A place in Jerusalem to call home

HE arrived in Jerusalem minutes before, on his first visit to the Holy Land. Before him lay the majestic beauty of the Old City, on a bright summer morning, and the promise of an exciting day ahead.

Sydney Uni BDS forum under fire

JEWISH leaders have hit out at a “blatantly anti-Israel hate-fest” set to take place at the University of Sydney next week, with the university dissociating itself from the inaugural “BDS – Driving Global Justice for Palestine” conference.

Israel: the good and the bad news

DELIVERING the 35th B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission Gandel Oration to a capacity audience at Moriah College, acclaimed US diplomat Dennis Ross divided his address between “good news, bad news and uncertain news”.

SA supports Palestine recognition

JEWISH leaders have expressed their deep disappointment at the South Australian Parliament’s vote to ask Canberra to recognise a Palestinian state, the first time an Australian parliament has done so.

Teen attacked on Facebook

An Australian teenager has been targeted by a wave of vicious hate posts on Facebook after members of a group she joined discovered she was Jewish.

MONA founder sorry for ‘sloppy’ Auschwitz comment

FOUNDER of MONA, David Walsh, has apologised for a blog post in which he called people who visit the Auschwitz concentration camp “creepy f***s”.

Music fest used as BDS platform

Supporters of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel have used a publicly funded arts festival in Adelaide to spread their message of hatred against the Jewish State.

Leonard steps down from VMC

JEWISH community stalwart Grahame Leonard has stepped down from his role as a commissioner to the Victorian Multicultural Commission after more than five years in the post.

‘Despicable’ anti-Semitic posts removed

A MAN with more than 18,000 followers on YouTube who claimed that the Bourke Street tragedy and Thalia Hakin’s funeral were both fake and that “Jews are in on it” has had his videos removed from the site.