All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

Twenty-five years on

JEWISH community leaders in Australia have offered mixed reflections on the quarter century since the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestinians were signed in a ceremony on the White House lawn on September 13, 1993.

Palestinian aid shake-up ‘welcome’

AUSTRALIAN Jewish community leaders have praised a move by the US to cut the entire American aid budget to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which provides aid to the Palestinians.

‘Israel support to continue’

AUSTRALIA'S new Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne will continue to support the State of Israel, according to Liberal deputy leader Josh Frydenberg.

Scott Morrison elected PM, Frydenberg deputy Liberal leader

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) will write to incoming Prime Minister Scott Morrison to wish him well in the role, after the former Treasurer defeated Peter Dutton 45-40

Dark Sky over TV news

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

Lamm wraps up presidency

AFTER 16 years of Jewish and Zionist leadership, Danny Lamm is on the home stretch of his second and final term as Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) president; four years as eventful as any in the four decades he has been active.

Sheikh detained in Jordan

HIZB ut-Tahrir Australia spiritual leader Ismail al-Wahwah, who in 2015 called on people to "rid" the world of the Jewish "hidden evil" and declared "the ember of jihad against the Jews will continue to burn", has been arrested in Jordan.

‘Tawdry and juvenile’

AUSTRALIAN Jewish Association (AJA) president David Adler has sought to defend the group's invitation to far-right Canadian personality Lauren Southern to take a walking tour of Bondi or Caulfield.

‘No intent’ to disrespect victims

THE director of a eyewear company that filmed a promotional video at a concentration camp has told The AJN that it was never his intent to cause offence.

Our tax won’t ‘pay to slay’

THE Jewish community has cautiously welcomed a landmark announcement by the Australian government ending direct aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) through the World Bank, amid growing concerns that Australia's tax dollars may be helping to fund terrorism.