All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

Hate site resurfaces

JEWISH organisations have condemned the Australian organisers of a website that Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) chair Dvir Abramovich described as “one of the worst anti-Semitic websites I have ever seen”.

Changing of the NCJWA guard

FORMER AJN Canberra correspondent Sylvia Deutsch and Sydney’s Victoria Nadel were jointly appointed to lead the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NCJWA) at the organisation’s annual plenary in Canberra this week.

Promise to see this film

A new film about the Armenian genocide of 1915-1923 will resonate deeply with Jews worldwide and impel us to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Armenian community.

SA supports Palestine recognition

JEWISH leaders have expressed their deep disappointment at the South Australian Parliament’s vote to ask Canberra to recognise a Palestinian state, the first time an Australian parliament has done so.

Presenter’s post offends

A PRESENTER on community radio station 3CR has come under fire from ECAJ after posting a message on Facebook that appeared to justify the murder of Israeli border police officer Hadas Malka.

Corbyn’s success at the polls ‘disturbing’

Australian Jewish leaders are concerned over the significant boost to the Labour Party in the UK election, warning that the results will give leader Jeremy Corbyn “a free pass” despite his record of support for terrorist organisations and failure to tackle anti-Semitism within his party.

Justice for Malki: Put killer in jail

PRESSURE is mounting on Jordan to extradite convicted terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, who killed 15-year-old Australian Malki Roth and 14 others.

Hamas ‘remains committed to genocide’

Australian Jewish leaders have been quick to dismiss Hamas’ new policy document as a sham and a publicity stunt.

Australia appoints new ambassador to Israel

Chris Cannan, a senior officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), will become Australia’s ambassador to Israel when Dave Sharma’s tenure comes to an end in June.

Uniting to heal wounds of abuse

In the wake of last week’s Royal Commission hearing, members of the community gathered with lay and spiritual leaders at Caulfield Park Pavilion for what was billed as “a Night of Healing”.