All posts tagged Danny Lamm

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.

Our tax won’t ‘pay to slay’

THE Jewish community has cautiously welcomed a landmark announcement by the Australian government ending direct aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) through the World Bank, amid growing concerns that Australia's tax dollars may be helping to fund terrorism.

Abuse victims ‘distressed’ by event

THE Yeshivah Centre has come under fire for holding a 10th yahrzeit commemoration for Melbourne Yeshivah director Rabbi Yitzchok Dovid Groner which ignored any reference to the coverups of child sexual abuse he was reportedly involved in at the organisation.

‘Voice of truth, honesty’

THE United Nations General Assembly has "disgraced itself by siding with terrorists" after it passed a one-sided resolution last week condemning Israel for defending its Gaza border, Executive Council of Australian Jewry president Anton Block said.

Activist’s invite revoked

VCOSS feared Tamika Mallory's comments would detract from their message, writes Peter Kohn.

‘Ludicrously dumbed down’ report

COMMUNAL leaders have lambasted a 60 Minutes report which attempted to shed light on the conflict between Palestinians and Israeli settlers, labelling it "biased" and "dumbed-down". 

‘We can hold head high’

A UNITED Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution to investigate Israel's actions at the Gaza border during the recent violent unrest "failed the test of balance and impartiality", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said.

Calls for Australia to follow US lead on Jerusalem Embassy rebuffed

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reiterated that Australia's Embassy in Israel will remain in Tel Aviv following the opening of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday.

Embassy location: Australia is on the wrong side of history

The Zionist Federation of Australia trusts that our great nation will reaffirm its strong historical commitment to the State of Israel, its sovereignty and to our common democratic values by following the lead of the United States and announcing its intention to relocate our Embassy to Israel’s capital city, Jerusalem.

Aussie Jews celebrate Netta’s Eurovision win

They didn't need prompting with the lyrics. The thousands of Israelis who descended on Tel Aviv's Rabin Square for the homecoming of Netta Barzilai knew her Eurovision-winning song word for word.