All posts tagged Dvir Abramovich

Swastika daubed on Anne Frank poster

ANNE Frank’s life-affirming reflection in her famous Holocaust-era diary that “people are really good at heart” was tested last week, when a swastika was daubed on a poster promoting a small Melbourne theatre company’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank.

Tasmanian Premier: Nazi auctions ‘cross the line’

TASMANIAN Premier Will Hodgman said his government is open to banning the sale of Nazi memorabilia after a number of items went under the hammer this week. Despite concerns expressed

NSW Labor MP supports Frydenberg

NSW Labor frontbencher Walt Secord has thrown his support behind Josh Frydenberg, labelling dual citizenship claims against the federal Treasurer as being “deeply rooted in antisemitism”.

‘It’s time for Australia to ban the swastika’

Allowing the public showcasing of the swastika or other Third Reich paraphernalia violates our rights to feel safe, writes Dvir Abramovich.

Victorian government condemns spate of hate

THE Victorian government has condemned a recent spate of antisemitic graffiti as "completely unacceptable", and urged that those responsible be "caught and punished under the law".

Tzipi Livni headed to Australia

ONE of the most high-profile Israeli politicians of the last 15 years will share her insights with Australian audiences next month. 

Footy stars tackle antisemitism

WHEN Richmond footballer Riley Collier-Dawkins dropped into his local bistro for breakfast last week, he was stunned to hear that racist, antisemitic graffiti had been daubed on the property, and decided to take action.

‘Deeply offensive to community’

A LARGE sign depicting a swastika inside a Star of David adjacent to the words, "Zionism is anti Jew and Gentile" erected at a property near the corner of Brickwood and Head streets in Brighton has been labelled "deplorable" by communal leaders. 

Antisemitic vandals target Jewish-owned cafe

A JEWISH cafe owner in Melbourne has warned, “We won’t let history come back” after her business was defaced with antisemitic graffiti early this morning (Thursday).

Body Hack slammed as ‘anything but balanced’

Jewish community leaders have expressed their "extreme concern" at the depiction of the situation in the Gaza Strip and the portrayal of Israel on Network Ten's Todd Sampson's Body Hack, which aired on Tuesday evening.