All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

ECAJ calls for apology over headline

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has lodged a complaint with SBS for running a story entitled “Israeli settlers storm Al-Asqa mosque”.

Parke slammed over ‘Israel lobby’ comments

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has called on former Labor MP Melissa Parke to apologise for saying “It is not wrong to say the Israel lobby has excessive influence in the Australian political system”.

A lifeline for Litzman? Aussie roof bodies weigh in

THE controversial "immunity" legislation won't just help Bibi. It could prove a lifeline for the politician who is being investigated on suspicion of helping Malka Leifer, a top analyst told The AJN.

Albanese’s record on Israel ‘somewhat mixed’

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has urged new Labor leader Anthony Albanese to ensure his party does not go down the same route as its British counterpart.

Albanese cautiously welcomed as Labor leader

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has cautiously welcomed Anthony Albanese as federal Labor leader after he was elected unopposed on Monday.

Israel-NSW ties endure

ISRAELI ambassador to Australia Mark Sofer announced unequivocally at Israel's 71st Independence Day celebration on Tuesday evening that the Jewish community of NSW is one of the best, if not the best, community he has worked with during his 39 years in the foreign ministry.

‘No place for hate in election debate’

A GROUP of Uniting Church and Jewish community representatives have gathered in Sydney to condemn the “spate of racist invective, vandalism and harassment” marring the federal election campaign.

Labor’s latest pains

LABOR has dumped a Northern Territory Senate hopeful who had shared antisemitic conspiracy theories on Facebook.

Coalition’s CCTV pledge

THE Coalition will invest $143,000 in enhanced CCTV at Bondi Beach to fight back against a recent spate of antisemitic graffiti if re-elected next month.

Committed to West Jerusalem as capital

COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed the opening of a new Australian Trade and Defence Office in Jerusalem as a sign of Australia's continued commitment to recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital.