All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

Uni SRC condemns AUJS

THE University of Sydney’s Student Representative Council (SRC) has responded to the Australasian Union of Jewish Students’ (AUJS) complaint about student magazine Honi Soit glorifying a terrorist on its cover – by condemning AUJS.

‘A sad loss for the community’

COMMUNAL identity Betty Wilkenfeld, who passed away on Sunday aged 87, has been remembered as "a highly respected stalwart of the community".

Activist’s invite revoked

VCOSS feared Tamika Mallory's comments would detract from their message, writes Peter Kohn.

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.

Campaign raises the alarm

THE edgy theme for JCA's 2018 annual campaign was "Dangerous Ideas", but large crowds at events in Sydney's north and east were in safe hands, as movers and shakers representing a broad spectrum of Jewry were steered by renowned futurist Phill Nosworthy into a discussion about the challenges facing the NSW and ACT Jewish communities.

ECAJ slams Greens

THE Greens “have again shown their poor grasp of the realities of the Middle East”, Executive Council of Australian Jewry co-CEO Peter Wertheim said.

‘Ludicrously dumbed down’ report

COMMUNAL leaders have lambasted a 60 Minutes report which attempted to shed light on the conflict between Palestinians and Israeli settlers, labelling it "biased" and "dumbed-down". 

‘We can hold head high’

A UNITED Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution to investigate Israel's actions at the Gaza border during the recent violent unrest "failed the test of balance and impartiality", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said.

‘Don’t name seat for anti-Semite’

AN acclaimed scholar of the life of General Sir John Monash has attacked the naming of a federal electorate after an anti-Semitic historian who undermined Australia's greatest citizen officer.

Turnbull: Hamas to blame

THE deadliest day of violence on the Gaza border since Operation Protective Edge in 2014 saw 58 Palestinians reportedly killed on Monday while trying to infiltrate into Israel, around half of them known terrorists, according to the Israel Defence Forces.