All posts tagged Danny Lamm

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.

Local leaders condemn Netanyahu u-turn

THE Netanyahu government’s reversal of its plans for an egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel and its decision to retain the Orthodox rabbinate’s monopoly on conversions have drawn fire from Australian Jewish leaders.

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.

Senator’s speech on Israel condemned

JEWISH groups have condemned a volley of accusations in Parliament by Senator Lisa Singh after her April visit to the West Bank and Israel.

Corbyn’s success at the polls ‘disturbing’

Australian Jewish leaders are concerned over the significant boost to the Labour Party in the UK election, warning that the results will give leader Jeremy Corbyn “a free pass” despite his record of support for terrorist organisations and failure to tackle anti-Semitism within his party.