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The real threat facing us

OUR community is justifiably concerned about recent developments within the ALP. The misguided push by some elements, led by Bob Carr, to unilaterally recognise the “State of Palestine” has gained some traction at recent state Labor conferences. Much of the rhetoric emanating from supporters of the Palestinian cause has been inflammatory, including morally offensive comparisons with apartheid South Africa. These decisions will have no bearing on Labor’s foreign policy determined at its 2018 national conference.

‘A warning for democracies’

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) condemned both the rally and the lacklustre response of President Donald Trump.

Trump under fire over Charlottesville

Jewish leaders across the globe have condemned the violence at a white supremacist event in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and also criticised President Donald Trump for saying that the hatred and violence came from “many sides”.

Tillerson: PA to stop paying terrorists’ families

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told senators that the Palestinian Authority will stop paying the families of terrorists who have attacked or killed Israelis.

Trump blasts Abbas over incitement

DONALD Trump screamed, "You tricked me in DC!" at his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank last week, an Israeli TV network has reported.

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Music to Bibi’s ears

DONALD Trump left Israel on Tuesday after a whirlwind trip in which he made history as the first sitting US President to visit the Kotel – and appearing optimistic that he can go down in history as the man who will make peace.

Can dealmaker make the ultimate deal?

Did Donald Trump’s whistlestop trip to the region actually achieve anything or was it simply a chance for him to escape the whirlwind of hostile headlines back home and bask in the adoration that a president usually expects during the honeymoon period following his inauguration?

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Trump: first US president to visit Kotel

President Donald Trump visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to go to the holy site. Trump arrived there under heavy security Monday afternoon with his wife, Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Netanyahu orders Cabinet to attend Trump arrival ceremony

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that all Cabinet ministers must attend the arrival ceremony for President Donald Trump after learning most were not planning to attend.

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Israel prepares for Trump’s visit

President Donald Trump’s two-day visit to Israel in March will reportedly include stops at Masada, the Western Wall and meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.