All posts tagged Eric Abetz

Australian leaders respond to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The security level for the Australian Jewish community has remain unchanged after the Pittsburg attack that saw 11 people killed in the Tree of Life Synagogue.

Abetz to chair Israel friendship group

TASMANIAN Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has been appointed as the chair of federal Parliament's Australia-Israel Parliamentary Friendship Group, taking over from Senator David Fawcett, who resigned from the role on his appointment as the Assistant Minister for Defence.

Bishop questions PA’s ‘pay to slay’ policy

AN Israeli authority on Palestinian textbooks has urged Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to follow her new stance on Palestinian "martyr" payments with a tough line on Palestinian Authority (PA) ­schoolbooks.

Historic day in Hobart

Australia's oldest synagogue proved a fitting venue to host a ceremony that was 100 years in the making for Tasmanian Jewry.


J-AIR licence battle hits Senate

Jewish community radio station J-AIR’s battle to obtain a stronger radio signal has gone all the way to federal Parliament.

Tomorrow’s leaders meeting today’s leaders

FIFTY Jewish students from around Australia gathered in Canberra last week on the Australasian Union of Jewish Students’ Political Training Seminar (AUJS PTS) for three days of political discussion and mingling with the nation’s senior politicians and leaders.