All posts tagged Dave Sharma

Turnbull: Embassy announcement ‘a really dumb thing’

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison showed “a patronising insensitivity” and a “complete misunderstanding” of the Australian Jewish community on the eve of the Wentworth by-election, according to former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull.

‘You can always count on my friendship’

I will be a steadfast supporter of the Jewish community and Jewish life in Australia, writes incoming Wentworth MP Dave Sharma.

Sharma: ‘I will always stand up for Israel’

NEW Wentworth Liberal MP Dave Sharma has pledged to "always stand up for Israel" and to be a "fervent combatant" of antisemitism and the anti-Israel boycott movement.

Government commits $200k to JBOD

THE Morrison government has committed more than $200,000 in funding to the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD), it was announced on Wednesday.

Vote from next Monday

PRE-POLLING for the federal election opens on Monday, April 29, with the Australian Electoral Commission to release a list of voting locations later this week.

Coalition’s CCTV pledge

THE Coalition will invest $143,000 in enhanced CCTV at Bondi Beach to fight back against a recent spate of antisemitic graffiti if re-elected next month.

Antisemitic email targets Phelps

ONLY days into the federal election campaign, the race for the seat of Wentworth has been sullied by an offensive email targeting Jewish MP Dr Kerryn Phelps.

Phelps: Libs misquoted me

WENTWORTH MP Kerryn Phelps has accused the Liberal Party of misquoting her following a Sky News interview in which she discussed the location of Australia's embassy in Israel.

Election forums – ask the candidates

With both a state (NSW) and a federal election looming, two upcoming communal forums will give members of the community a chance to hear from candidates in two key seats.

‘Distortion of justice’

AN Australian doctor first raised alarm bells over the conduct of Israel's Deputy Health Minister and Jerusalem's district psychiatrist in the Malka Leifer case almost a year ago.