All posts tagged Danny Lamm

ALP at odds with voters

THE Labor Party may be set to endorse unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state at its conference in July, but a new poll has revealed that only a fraction of its voters are in favour.

Tributes flow in for Tatarka

Tributes have flowed for philanthropist and communal figure Ron Tatarka, who passed away suddenly last weekend in Melbourne, aged 58.

ABC’S McNeill to return to Australia

ABC’s controversial Israel correspondent Sophie McNeill is set to move back to Australia to join Four Corners next year.

Victorian MPs recall Beersheba

A copy of a painting depicting the charge of the Australian Light Horse into Beersheba 100 years ago this week was presented at Victoria's Parliament House on the October 31 centenary date, with Jewish leaders and state MPs in attendance.

Danby remains defiant

FEDERAL MP Michael Danby said this week he was shocked at the attacks levelled against him for using his communications allowance to place advertisements in The AJN, highlighting the unbalanced coverage of Israel by the ABC's Jerusalem-based Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill.

Protest over BDS rocker’s tour

Jewish leaders have criticised Telstra's promotion of an Australian tour by former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters, noting his deep involvement with the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel.

Controversial new organisation launches

The controversial launch of the Australian Jewish Association was held at South Caulfield Synagogue on September 10 after Mizrachi in Melbourne withdrew its offer to host the event.

‘A significant step’

FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop's announcement that she will look into the prospects of having an Australian diplomatic presence in Jerusalem has been hailed as significant. 

Anti-Israel motion scuppered

TEARS were shed at a moving ceremony in Sydney last Sunday, when Jewish federal MP Julian Leeser presented certificates to 12 descendants of Indigenous men who served in Australian Light Horse brigades during the WWI Sinai-Palestine campaign.

WA ALP now voting on Palestine recognition

JEWISH leaders have voiced concern over reports that a vote in Western Australia could become the next stage in a creeping move within the ALP to grant unconditional recognition to a Palestinian state.