All posts tagged Danny Lamm

JNF exit plans draw ire

TENSIONS have flared over a decision by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) Victoria to end its long tenancy at Beth Weizmann Community Centre.

PM considering embassy move

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has denied that an announcement to look at moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is motivated by Jewish votes in this weekend's Wentworth by-election.

Leaders greet security funding

JEWISH community leaders have lauded Prime Minister Scott Morrison's confirmation, reported in last week's AJN, that Beth Weizmann Community Centre will finally get its much-needed federal government funding – as part of round two of the Safer Communities Fund scheme, under which Jewish institutions across Australia received a total of $4.1 million. 

Bibi’s bombshells

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has labelled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's United Nations General Assembly speech "compelling", identifying Bibi's revelation of a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran a "key moment".

Twenty-five years on

JEWISH community leaders in Australia have offered mixed reflections on the quarter century since the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestinians were signed in a ceremony on the White House lawn on September 13, 1993.

Palestinian aid shake-up ‘welcome’

AUSTRALIAN Jewish community leaders have praised a move by the US to cut the entire American aid budget to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which provides aid to the Palestinians.

‘Israel support to continue’

AUSTRALIA'S new Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne will continue to support the State of Israel, according to Liberal deputy leader Josh Frydenberg.

Lamm wraps up presidency

AFTER 16 years of Jewish and Zionist leadership, Danny Lamm is on the home stretch of his second and final term as Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) president; four years as eventful as any in the four decades he has been active.

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.