All posts tagged Executive Council of Australian Jewry

Anti-Israel motion defeated

A vehemently anti-Israel motion was defeated at the Western Australia Labor Conference on the weekend.

The political war on Israel

SHINING a light on how the institutions of greatest influence are being appropriated in order to turn public opinion in the Western world against Israel was the impetus for Alex Ryvchin's new book, The Anti-Israel Agenda.

Recognising Indigenous role

TEARS were shed at a moving ceremony in Sydney last Sunday, when Jewish federal MP Julian Leeser presented certificates to 12 descendants of Indigenous men who served in Australian Light Horse brigades during the WWI Sinai-Palestine campaign.

‘A warning for democracies’

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) condemned both the rally and the lacklustre response of President Donald Trump.

ECAJ vs ADC

A WAR of words has broken out between the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) and the Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) after the ADC criticised former High Court chief justice Michael Kirby.

Anti-Israel motion scuppered

TEARS were shed at a moving ceremony in Sydney last Sunday, when Jewish federal MP Julian Leeser presented certificates to 12 descendants of Indigenous men who served in Australian Light Horse brigades during the WWI Sinai-Palestine campaign.

SBS apologises for Jerusalem coverage

SBS has apologised for its coverage of the violence in Jerusalem at the start of the recent Temple Mount crisis.

WA ALP now voting on Palestine recognition

JEWISH leaders have voiced concern over reports that a vote in Western Australia could become the next stage in a creeping move within the ALP to grant unconditional recognition to a Palestinian state.

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.