All posts tagged Dvir Abramovich

Game shame

AUSTRALIAN games retailers are being urged to follow the example of Games World in Chadstone, which has ceased selling the game Secret Hitler following complaints filed to the Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC). 

‘Confine these views to the dustbin of history’

JEWISH leaders have joined a legion of Australians condemning an anti-immigration rally in Melbourne on Saturday attended by Queensland senator Fraser Anning, at which neo-Nazi salutes were made and Nazi paraphernalia was displayed.

Oz remembered

ISRAEL and world Jewry have "lost a giant" with the passing of Amos Oz, Executive Council of Australian Jewry co-CEO Peter Wertheim said this week.

Textbook complaint

THE ANTI-Defamation Commission will contact the publishers of a textbook used in Victorian secondary schools after receiving a complaint that it portrays a skewed picture of the underground tunnels linking two sides of Rafah which straddles the border between Egypt and Gaza.

Nazi items used in high school class

VICTORIA’S Department of Education is investigating how Nazi memorabilia was allowed to be used by a staff member during a class at a high school on the Mornington Peninsula.

SBS rejects boycott petition

SBS will broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest from Israel next year despite an online petition calling on the broadcaster to boycott the event.

Aussie artists back Eurovision boycott

A NUMBER of Australian artists and musicians have joined more than 130 performers from around the globe calling for a boycott of next year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.

A Blue-and-white new year

BLUE sky and white clouds matched the colours of Israel's flag as it was hoisted on a community flagpole at St Kilda Town Hall on Monday morning – believed to be the first time the Israeli banner has flown on an Australian municipal flagpole.

Corbyn a danger to Jews, says Gold

THE views of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn represent a new high in resurgent anti-Semitism, said Dore Gold, president of the Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs, as he delivered the 35th Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) Gandel Oration.

Dark Sky over TV news

JEWISH leaders have voiced deep concern after Sky News hosted a Nazi sympathiser for a studio interview.