All posts tagged David Shoebridge

Furore over Falk visit

JEWISH communal leaders are concerned about plans for Richard Falk, a US academic who has endorsed conspiracy theories and who is widely accused of antisemitism, to visit Australia to speak at the NSW Parliament and at the University of Sydney.

Building Greens relationship

THE NSW Greens will host representatives from the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) at a lunch at NSW Parliament House later this month.

Jewish MP John Kaye mourned

JOHN Kaye, the only Jewish member of the NSW Legislative Council, died after a short battle with cancer at the age of 60 on Monday.

Shoebridge apologises for Toben invitation

NSW GREENS MP David Shoebridge has apologised after it was revealed a staffer in his office invited Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben to a pro-Palestinian harbour cruise fundraiser held in May.

Young Greens NSW Facebook poll questions Israel’s right to exist

FEDERAL Greens leader Senator Christine Milne has reiterated her party’s support for Israel’s sovereignty after the NSW Young Greens posted a poll on Facebook questioning whether the Jewish State should exist or not.

Greens slammed over ‘Gaza Ark’

COMMUNAL leaders have slammed a NSW Greens-backed campaign to build a ship to break Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza as ignoring the reality of life under the brutality of the Hamas regime.

Secord champions Israel in parliament

NSW state Labor MP Walt Secord went to the extraordinary length of raising three points of order in defence of Israel during a speech by his own party colleague in the NSW Upper House last Thursday.