All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

Australian Jewish leaders react to Omar, Tlaib ban

AUSTRALIAN Jewish leaders have defended Israel’s handling of plans by two controversial US Congresswomen to visit there, although some stated that tactically Israel may have blundered.

Poulton quits ALP

TREVOR Poulton, the figure at the centre of a renewed storm over Josh Frydenberg's eligibility to sit in Parliament, has quit the ALP, amid claims antisemitism played a role in the attacks on the Treasurer.

Religious freedoms vs religious discrimination

We live in an age that increasingly affirms equality of rights as a moral imperative, writes Peter Wertheim.

SBS sorry for headline

SBS has apologised to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) after the broadcaster breached its code for accuracy over a story entitled "Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque".

‘Australia must cut funding to UNRWA’

AUSTRALIA has been urged to suspend payments to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) amid allegations of corruption at the highest levels of the Palestinian aid organisation. 

PM meets faith leaders

IN a historic meeting in Sydney this week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison met with 21 leaders of major faith communities in Australia to discuss progress in the government's plans to introduce a religious discrimination bill later this year.

ABC News: ‘Sorry for lapse’

IN an unprecedented move, a senior ABC employee contacted the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) to apologise for a recent segment on ABC radio that broke the organisation's editorial standards for accuracy.

ABC interview ‘failed to meet standard’

A NUMBER of factual errors went unchallenged during an ABC radio interview with leftwing Israeli activist Orly Noy last week, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry says.

Australian Jewish leaders slam Israeli minister

AUSTRALIAN Jewish leaders have condemned comments by Israel's new Education Minister Rafi Peretz appearing to endorse gay conversion therapy.

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".