All posts tagged Colin Rubenstein

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. 

Honour for AIJAC director

COLIN Rubenstein, the executive director of the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC), was recognised for his role in Jewish community affairs by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) at its Global Forum in Washington.

Albanese’s record on Israel ‘somewhat mixed’

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has urged new Labor leader Anthony Albanese to ensure his party does not go down the same route as its British counterpart.

Committed to West Jerusalem as capital

COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed the opening of a new Australian Trade and Defence Office in Jerusalem as a sign of Australia's continued commitment to recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

‘An insult to our national debate’

AS the Australian Labor Party battles against anti-Israel elements within its ranks, leader Bill Shorten has stressed that a "Shorten Labor government will be committed to maintaining close ties with Israel".

Greens’ post slammed

JEWISH leaders have expressed their disgust at a gibe by a Greens staffer working for Macnamara candidate Steph Hodgins-May that deaths in Gaza were Israeli "genocide".

Australia backs Israel at the UN

SCOTT Morrison's government has received kudos from the Jewish community for its stand against a spate of anti-Israel resolutions by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Australian Jewish leaders condemn Hamas attacks

JEWISH community leaders in Australia have condemned a barrage of Hamas rocket attacks against civilians in central Israel this week. 

‘A betrayal of Jewish values’

THE Benjamin Netanyahu-brokered merger of Israel's Jewish Home party with the far-right Jewish Power has been met with unanimous concern from Australia's peak Jewish groups.

‘A rare show of unity’

THE Morrison government "will not turn a blind eye to an antisemitic agenda masquerading as defence of human rights in the UN", Prime Minister Scott Morrison said this week.